Kings Official Media Release

Kings Announce 2013 Preseason Schedule

SACRAMENTO ---- The Sacramento Kings today announced their 2013 NBA preseason schedule, which opens on the road against the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Oct. 7 at Oracle Arena (7:30 p.m. PDT), followed by a tilt with the L.A. Lakers on Thursday, Oct. 10 in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena (7 p.m. PDT).

Sacramento returns to Sleep Train Arena for a pair of preseason games, beginning with the team's 2013 home debut on Monday, Oct. 14 versus the L.A. Clippers and a matchup with the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, Oct. 17.

The Kings seven-game slate includes road contests against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, Oct. 20 and the preseason finale at the L.A. Clippers on Friday, Oct. 25. Sandwiched between away contests, the team will square off against Golden State on Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the last home game of the exhibition schedule.

Fans looking to secure a seat this season and establish their priority for the new downtown arena are encouraged to call 888-91-KINGS or visit Kings.com/tickets for plans starting at just $15 per game. The team is currently ranked No. 1 in the NBA in new season ticket sales, with great seats still remaining. Additionally, fans should check Kings.com periodically for information about preseason ticket availability.

Following is the Kings complete 2013 preseason schedule:

Monday, Oct. 7 - @Golden State - Oracle Arena (Oakland, CA) - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 10 - @L.A. Lakers - MGM Grand Garden Arena (Las Vegas, NV) - 7 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 14 - L.A. Clippers - Sleep Train Arena (Sacramento, CA) - 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 17 - Phoenix - Sleep Train Arena (Sacramento, CA) - 7 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 20 - @Portland - Rose Garden (Portland, OR) - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 23 - Golden State - Sleep Train Arena (Sacramento, CA) - 7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 25 - @L.A. Clippers - Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA) - 7:30 p.m.

All times listed above are Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).