Sacramento has a very loyal Kings fan base (see the rallies to keep the team in that city for example 1A).
But Sacramento is just a 90-minute car ride from the Bay Area, the home of the hottest team and brand in the NBA. And whenever the hottest team in the NBA comes to any arena, suddenly their fans pop up and are vocal. That was the case in Sacramento Saturday night; the Warriors fans were out in force for what was an entertaining 128-116 Golden State win.
Rudy Gay was asked about it after the game, you can see his response above.
“I guess the Warriors fans in Sacramento are riding the bandwagon just like everyone else.”
You can understand Gay’s frustration of playing hard and hearing cheers for the other team in your home building. Of course, the way to silence them and change that dynamic is to win. Not that anybody is doing that much against the Warriors of late.