The Golden State Warriors Plan To Crack Down On Rowdy Sacramento Kings Fans And Are Enforcing A Hilarious Rule

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The incredible atmosphere at the Golden 1 Center, the home of the Sacramento Kings, has been the talk of the NBA in the early stages of the NBA playoffs. the playoff-starved Kings fans had been without playoff basketball since 2006, and that was the longest streak in major American sports without a playoff experience. But, the team had a fantastic season this year, going 48-34 and earning the third seed in the Western Conference.

And, through two games, they’re up 2-0 on the defending champion Golden State Warriors. A great young core led by Domantas Sabonis and DeAaron Fox, with great role players like Malik Monk, Keegan Murray, Kevin Huerter, and Harrison Barnes, led the NBA in scoring this year at just over 120 points a game. And, that high-flying style has excited fans who have seen terrible basketball for nearly 20 years.

The scenes inside the arena have been electric.

And, a signature feature of these great Sacramento Kings crowds are cowbells.

But, the Golden State Warriors are saying not-so-fast, and are banning cowbells from the Chase Center.

It could have something to do with the aforementioned incident where a fan was ringing the cowbell in the ear of Warriors Executive Bob Myers.

And, normally a tweet like this wouldn’t be necessary for a road playoff game. But, this series is unique in the fact that the two cities are less than 90 miles apart, and many Sacramento Kings fans will be in attendance on Thursday.

The Warriors need all the help they can get, as they are already without star forward Draymond Green, who is suspended one game for bad behavior.