Kings Open 2011-12 Training Camp on December 10th

-- Media Day Set For Thursday, December 15th at Power Balance Pavilion --

SACRAMENTO, CALIF., Dec. 08, 2011 -- The Sacramento Kings will kick off their 2011-12 Training Camp on Saturday, December 10th, beginning with a 12-noon practice at the team’s practice facility. The Kings will hold their annual Media Day on Thursday, December 15th at 10 am at Power Balance Pavilion.

Kings players, coaches and select basketball personnel will be available for interviews and head shot photographs on Media Day. Special photo and interview requests should be directed in advance to Darrin May in the Kings’ Media Relations Department.

All of the practice sessions during the training camp and preseason will be held at the Kings Practice Facility, with the exception of the team’s annual open scrimmage event at Power Balance Pavilion on Thursday, December 15th (7 pm). Media members should call the Kings’ Media Relations Department to confirm the availability time for each practice session. Players and coaches will be available for interviews immediately following practice. On days in which the team practices twice (Sunday, December 11th through Tuesday, December 13th), media availability will take place after the evening session ONLY.

Sacramento will break camp on Friday, December 16th in preparation for the team’s preseason opener at Golden State on Saturday, December 17th (7:30 pm PST) at Oracle Arena in the first of two preseason games between the two teams. The Kings host Golden State on Saturday, December 20th (7 pm) at Power Balance Pavilion.

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