Battle of the Bay: Warriors vs. Kings Series History & Game Info

When Do the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings Play Next?

Golden State Warriors tickets and Sacramento Kings tickets can be found on their respective team pages, along with schedule information.

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Are the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings Rivals?

Yes, the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings are rivals within the NBA. Both the Warriors and the Kings are in the Pacific Division of the NBA’s Western Conference. Additionally, as two of four teams located in California, the Kings and Warriors also have a geographical rivalry. Sacramento and San Francisco are just a few hours apart from each other.

Who are the Golden State Warriors’ Biggest Rivals?

Apart from their rivalry with the Sacramento Kings, the Golden State Warriors are rivals with the Los Angeles Lakers, the San Antonio Spurs, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets.

Because the Warriors have been one of the most dominant NBA teams since 2015, they’ve generated several new age rivalries, especially with the Cavaliers. The Warriors and Cavs met in four straight NBA Finals from 2015–2018, with Golden State winning three of four.

Who are the Sacramento Kings’ Biggest Rivals?

The Kings have their biggest rivalries with those in the Pacific Division of the NBA: the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns. The Kings’ biggest rivals are those in the state of California, most notably the Lakers and the Warriors.

The Kings and the Lakers have met several times in the playoffs. The Kings and the Warriors have also clashed in the NBA Playoffs, and also compete over the same fans in Northern California.

Game Results Between the Warriors & Kings

Entering 2024, the Warriors and Kings have played each other in 408 games all-time. Golden State has a narrow edge, 215–193. From 2013–2017, the Warriors won 13 straight games. In the 2023 playoffs, the Warriors and Kings played each other for the first time.

DateHome TeamAway TeamLocationWinnerScore
04/30/2023KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State120-100
04/28/2023WarriorsKingsChase CenterSacramento118-99
04/26/2023KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State123-116
04/23/2023WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State126-125
04/20/2023WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State114-97
04/17/2023KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento114-106
04/15/2023KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento126-123
04/07/2023KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State119-97
11/13/2022KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento122-115
11/07/2022WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State116-113
10/23/2022WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State130-125
04/03/2022KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State109-90
02/03/2022WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State126-114
12/20/2021WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State113-98
10/24/2021KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State119-107
04/25/2021WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State117-113
03/25/2021KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento141-119
01/04/2021WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State137-106
02/25/2020WarriorsKingsChase CenterSacramento112-94
01/06/2020KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento111-98
12/15/2019WarriorsKingsChase CenterSacramento100-79
02/21/2019WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State125-123
01/05/2019KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State127-123
12/14/2018KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State130-125
11/24/2018WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State117-116
03/31/2018KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State112-96
03/16/2018WarriorsKingsChase CenterSacramento98-93
02/02/2018KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State119-104
11/27/2017WarriorsKingsChase CenterSacramento110-106
03/24/2017WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State114-100
02/15/2017WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State109-86
02/04/2017KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento109-106
01/08/2017KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State117-106
01/09/2016KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State128-116
12/28/2015WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State122-103
11/28/2015WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State120-101
11/07/2015KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State103-94
02/03/2015KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State121-96
01/23/2015WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State126-101
12/22/2014WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State128-108
10/29/2014KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State95-77
04/04/2014WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State102-69
02/19/2014KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State101-92
12/01/2013KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterGolden State115-113
11/02/2013WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State98-87
03/27/2013WarriorsKingsChase CenterSacramento105-98
03/06/2013WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State87-83
12/19/2012KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento131-127
11/05/2012KingsWarriorsGolden 1 CenterSacramento94-92
03/24/2012WarriorsKingsChase CenterGolden State111-108

Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings History

In the 2023 Western Conference First Round, the 6-seed Golden State Warriors upset the 3-seed Sacramento Kings in seven games. Sacramento won games one and two at home, before Golden State stormed back to win three straight.

The Warriors had a closeout game at home in game six, but the Kings steamrolled Golden State 118–99 behind a combined 54 points from guards De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk. However, the Warriors showed championship resolve, coming back to win game seven 120–100 behind a record 50 points from Steph Curry. The three games Sacramento won were their first playoff wins since 2002.

From 2000–2004, the Kings won a series record 15 straight games over the Warriors. Their 15th victory was capped off by a game-winning three-pointer from Bobby Jackson, who broke a 101 tie with 50 seconds left. Kings forward Peja Stojaković’ iced the game with free throws with 1.3 seconds left, and the Kings won 106–103.

Where Do the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors Play?

Golden 1 Center has been the home arena for the Sacramento Kings since 2014. The replacement of ARCO Arena, Golden 1 Center has a seating capacity of 17,608 and is located in downtown Sacramento. The arena has also hosted WWE Raw and Smackdown events, UFC main events, and NCAA Division I basketball tournament games.

The newest arena of the NBA, Chase Center has been the home of the Golden State Warriors since 2019. Located on the bay coast of San Francisco, Chase Center replaced Oracle Center in Oakland. Due to the high property cost in San Francisco, Chase Center cost $1.4 billion to construct and seats 18,064 fans.

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