Kings Official Media Release

2012 Sacramento Kings Preseason Schedule Announced

SACRAMENTO, CALIF., Aug. 1, 2012 -- The Sacramento Kings today announced their 2012 NBA preseason schedule, which opens at home on Wednesday, October 10th at Power Balance Pavilion versus the Phoenix Suns (7 pm PDT).

The Kings’ seven-game exhibition slate is highlighted by two other home games at Power Balance Pavilion versus the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, October 15th and the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, October 17th.

The Kings begin their four-game road schedule on Friday, October 19th when they travel to Las Vegas to take on the Los Angeles Lakers at the Thomas & Mack Center in the first of three games between the two teams. Sacramento takes on the Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 21st, before squaring off against the Phoenix Suns in the second game of the back-to-back set on Monday, October 22nd at US Airways Center in Phoenix. The Kings finish the preseason schedule on Thursday, October 25th in San Diego at the Valley View Casino Center with a tilt against the Lakers for the third time in less than a week.

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Following is the Kings’ complete 2012 preseason schedule:

2012 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Day Opponent Arena (City) Tipoff
Wednesday, October 10 PHOENIX Power Balance Pavilion (Sacramento, CA) 7:00 p.m.
Monday, October 15 PORTLAND Power Balance Pavilion (Sacramento, CA) 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 17 GOLDEN STATE Power Balance Pavilion (Sacramento, CA) 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 19 @LA Lakers Thomas & Mack Center (Las Vegas, NV) 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 21 @LA Lakers Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA) 6:30 p.m.
Monday, October 22 @Phoenix US Airways Center (Phoenix, AZ) 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 25 @LA Lakers Valley View Casino Center (San Diego, CA) 7:00 p.m.

About Maloof Sports & Entertainment (MS&E):
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings and Power Balance Pavilion. Owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to being a contributing member of the Sacramento community. Teaming up with local leaders and non-profit organizations to give back to those in need throughout the region, MS&E has donated more than $20 million in cash and in-kind donations to more than 200 charitable entities over 13 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information about Maloof Sports & Entertainment, please visit Kings.com, PowerBalancePavilion.com or call 916-928-0000.