Kings fire Luke Walton

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Adrian Wojnarowski: The Sacramento Kings fired coach Luke Walton on Sunday, sources told ESPN. Kings have lost seven of eight games and dropped to 6-11 on season – leaving them 12th in the Western Conference.
Source: Twitter @wojespn

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Sarah Todd @NBASarah
Luke Walton getting fired after the barf game is just… pic.twitter.com/DidHWO8tE51:07 PM

The Vertical @YahooSportsNBA
The Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Luke Walton, according to @Adrian Wojnarowski. pic.twitter.com/tmNLfo2jXd1:06 PM

Sean Highkin @highkin
Luke Walton to Alvin Gentry is one of the biggest vibes upgrades imaginable. – 1:04 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Source confirms that Luke Walton has been fired by the Sacramento Kings. @Adrian Wojnarowski first – 1:02 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
The Sacramento Kings fired coach Luke Walton on Sunday, sources told ESPN. Kings have lost seven of eight games and dropped to 6-11 on season – leaving them 12th in the Western Conference. – 12:59 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen
Fire Luke Walton chants starting up as the Jazz’s lead grows to 20. – 12:26 AM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Make that a 12-2 Utah Jazz run to start the 4th. Kings down 14, their largest deficit of the game. Luke Walton burns the timeout. – 11:57 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Kings coach Luke Walton popped for a technical arguing a foul called on Tyrese Haliburton against Rudy Gobert – 10:38 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Technical foul on Luke Walton. – 10:38 PM

Matt George @MattGeorgeSAC
Tech on Luke Walton. – 10:38 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Luke Walton goes to Alex Len and Moe Harkless to join Buddy Hield of the Kings bench – 10:21 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen
Jazz/Kings about to start: Jazz in the yellow statement jerseys, Kings in traditional purple. Luke Walton gets a smattering of boos pregame. – 10:10 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Luke Walton discussed how he is holding up during the current downturn and what they are preaching to the team: pic.twitter.com/XwBC7lmOho8:36 PM

Bill Herenda @billherenda
ICYMI — Talked #Kings & Luke Walton with @KittyONealSac on @kfbk before last night’s loss to #Toronto — #Jazz in Sac tonight bit.ly/3cvRNzp #SacramentoProud #TakeNote #WeTheNorth #NBA @iHeartRadio6:19 PM

More on this storyline

Jason Anderson: Can confirm per sources the Sacramento Kings have fired coach Luke Walton, as first reported by @Adrian Wojnarowski. -via Twitter @JandersonSacBee / November 21, 2021

Adrian Wojnarowski: Kings associate head coach Alvin Gentry – a five-time head coach in the NBA – is expected get strong consideration to serve as interim head coach. Walton was 68-93 in two-plus seasons as Kings coach. -via Twitter @wojespn / November 21, 2021