The success of Kings and Republic FC has brought sporting moments across Sacramento. Both clubs are seeing a crossover in their respective fan bases, with Briggs, who was in Game 2 of the Kings last week against the Golden State Warriors at the Golden 1 center, and longtime Republic FC icon Rodrygo. has fans like Lopez.
Republic FC midfielder Matt LaGrassa grew up supporting the Kings in their final prime, when players like Chris Webber, Vlad Divac and Peja Stojakovic drew fans to the Arco Arena.
LaGrassa said: “[We can be] It’s been overlooked many times in the sports market industry, but after last year’s successful Kings, it’s really fun to see them doing what they do after missing the playoffs for so long. “
“Because I was a kid five, six, seven, eight years old, I was always at the Arco Arena and knew what this city could do in terms of what it could do for us as fans. It’s really, really great to see the city come back to life.”