Catching Up With The Kings: Darrick Martin
KHTK is bringing former members of the Sacramento Kings on the air to reflect on their time in the purple and black, talk basketball and much more!
This week on “The Grant Napear Show with Doug Christie”, Grant and Doug had former Sacramento Kings guard Darrick Martin on the show to reflect on his time with the organization.
Martin, 49, played in the NBA for 13 seasons from 1994-2008. Playing with Sacramento from 1999-2001, Martin averaged 5.0 points and 1.3 assists per game.
Interview with Darrick Martin begins at the 23:05 mark
After his playing career ended, Martin joined the Minnesota Timberwolves, his first professional team, as the Assistant Director of Player Development.
In 2016, Martin was named head coach of the Reno Bighorns (now known as the Stockton Kings).
Listen to the full interview above, where Martin shares his thoughts on playing in Sacramento, his experience during the filming of Space Jam and how he lasted over a decade playing in the NBA.