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Return Of The Roar Podcast

The Return of the Roar podcast hosted by Chris Watkins & Frankie Cartoscelli is a Sacramento Kings podcast following all of the latest news and storylines in the Kingdom

Locked On Kings Crossover w/ Matt George   (49:14)5-11-2021
On today's episode, Chris and Frankie are joined by Locked On Kings Podcast host Matt George to discuss the awkward Vlade Divac sighting, the Kings bench rotation, and role players futures.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Play-In or Play-out? / Marvin's Room   (01:15)5-6-2021
On this episode of Return of the Roar, Chris and Frankie continue to be surpised by the Kings up-and-down season as the team has won 4 straight after getting blown out by 49 points to Utah, the emerging play of Marvin Bagley and Delon Wright, and the bizarre circumstances behind ...
No Fox, No Problem / Tyrese's Future / NBA Playoff Tiers   (04:37)4-27-2021
On today's episode, Frankie and Chris talk about Tyrese's career trajectory, Richaun Holmes upcoming free agency, awards, and then end the episode with NBA Playoff tiers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Breaking The Streak   (55:13)4-19-2021
On today's episode, Chris and Frankie talk about the Kings breaking their 9-game losing streak on Sunday against Dallas, Terence Davis and Delon Wright solidifying the backup guard roles, and discuss if Tyrese is the front-runner for Rookie of the Year.  See omnystudio.com/list...
Are We Cursed?! / 2011-2016 Draft Picks: Where Are They Now?   (44:57)4-13-2021
The Kings have lost not 1....not 2.... not 3..... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Basketball Hell, Kings Mount Rushmore (+1) Of Scoring, Who Is You Game After?   (51:02)4-6-2021
On today's episode, Frankie and Chris discuss the rough week of Sacramento Kings basketball that saw the team drop 4 straight games. The Kings only sit 1 game out of the play-in tournament, but also are positioned to be in the top 10 of the draft, where will they fall? Who are th...
What To Expect From This Season , De'Aaron Fox Takeover, & Movie Theater Etiquette w/ Matt George   (44:30)3-29-2021
On today's episode, Frankie and Chris are joined by fellow KHTK.com contributer Matt George to discuss how he feels about the team's decisions at the deadline, which Kings team he expects to see going forward, De'Aaron Fox's recent jump to an elite level, and then close out the c...
NBA Trade Deadline Special   (44:33)3-25-2021
Chris & Frankie record right after the NBA trade deadline to give their live reactions to all of the Sacramento Kings' moves on the day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fox For The Win / MB3 Injury   (59:30)3-18-2021
On today's episode, Chris and Frankie discuss the Kings nail biter over the Wizards, talk about Marvin Bagley's injury and how it impacts the team moving forward on and off the court, and then wrap up the episode with weekly awards! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform...
Kings vs Rockets Recap / One Year Since COVID Shutdown/ Trade Rumors   (11:18)3-12-2021
On today's Return of the Roar, Chris and Frankie discuss the Kings blowout victory over the Houston Rockets in the first game back post-All Star break. They dive into a conversation about what a crazy year it has been since the Kings vs Pelicans game was shut down on March 11, 20...
We Need A Break with Jason Ross   (55:18)3-6-2021
On today's episode, Chris and Frankie are joined by KHTK Sports 1140 afternoon show host and Sacramento Kings radio announcer Jason Ross! They discuss the Kings crazy loss to the Hornets, the gutty Lakers game, and then give out their awards for the first half of the season. See...
The Streak Is Over! / Sacramento Stadium Crisis   (39:11)2-27-2021
On today's episode of Return of the Roar, Chris & Frankie discuss the Sacramento Kings finally getting a win and snapping their 9-game losing streak. Then they discuss Harrison Barnes' comments after the Kings loss to New York. The end the show with a stat dump segment and then t...
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT / The Streak Continues   (10:41)2-24-2021
On Today's episode of Return of the Roar, Chris and Frankie have an exciting announcement for all ROTR fans! They discuss Marvin & Tyrese's recent play. Is De'Aaron playing hurt? Should the Kings fire Luke Walton?    Follow us on Twitter: @ChrisMWatkins @FCartoscelli3 @Spo...
The Kings Are Bad....?/ Injuries & Trades   (07:08)2-20-2021
On today's episode of The Return of the Roar Podcast, Chris & Frankie discuss the Kings recent slide that coincides with the team recently catching the "injury bug". They spend the second half of the podcast discussing possible trade scenarios for the team before the mid-March de...
The Kings Are Good....?/De'Aaron Fox Western Conference Player of the Week   (10:09)2-23-2021
On today's episode, Chris & Frankie discuss the Kings effort in their 111-119 loss to Philadelphia. They then discuss the rumors about Harrison Barnes potentially being on the move, and the recent dynamic play of Buddy Hield. Awards for "Kings of the Week" and "Coke Machine of th...
De'Aaron Fox: All-Star? / TyROYse Haliburton   (56:53)2-23-2021
On today's episode, Frank & Chris talk about the Kings recent streak of good play. De'Aaron Fox is playing like an All-Star, but will he be? Tyrese Haliburton wins December/January Western Conference Rookie of the Month, can he make "of the Year"? See omnystudio.com/listener for...
Two Game Winning Streak / Quarter-Season Progress Reports   (17:44)2-23-2021
On today's episode, Chris & Frankie start the show discussing the Kings second consecutive victory before getting into their progress reports for each player at the quarter mark of the season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Kings Win A Basketball Game   (58:14)2-23-2021
On today's episode of The Return of Roar Podcast, Frankie & Chris discuss the last two games of Kings basketball including De'Aaron stretch of good play, the guys ask if it's Tyrese's time to shine, and give out their weekly awards for Kings & Coke Machine of the Week! See omnys...
Kings Have Lost 8 of 10, Now What?/De'Aaron Fox Career High 43 Points!   (07:43)2-23-2021
Chris & Frankie go over their biggest negative and positives from the past week. Then they give out their "King of the Week" and "Coke Machine of the Week" awards. To close out the show, Frankie reads off some of his favorite replies to his tweet about what Kings fans were doing ...
Tyrese Is Fun, The Kings Are Not   (53:33)2-23-2021
On today's episode of The Return of the Roar Podcast, Frankie and Chris skim over the Kings 1-3 stretch over the week to discuss more broad issues with the squad. The guys then go into a discussion about rotations and how they picture their ideal starting/closing 5. They end the ...
Houston, We Have A Problem / Team Bagley Drama   (58:10)2-23-2021
On today's episode of The Return of the Roar podcast, Chris & Frankie discuss a rough 0-2 road trip to Houston where no much went right for Sacramento including Buddy's continued shooting struggles, Haliburton picks up an injury to his previously hurt wrist, and Marvin Bagley con...
Kings vs Suns Recap   (39:28)2-23-2021
Chris & Frankie give their thoughts on how the Kings played in their two games this weekend against the Phoenix Suns. They also talk about Buddy's shooting struggles and debate how they have assessed Marvin's play so far. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kings vs Nuggets Season Opening Shocker! THE BUDDY HIELD TIP!   (29:27)2-23-2021
Chris & Frankie go LIVE to react to the Sacramento Kings finish off their opening night upset to the Denver Nuggets! They talk about their unsung hero, the great defensive play from the guards, and a foul heavy night for the teams bigs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...