Kings take on the Pacers, seek 4th straight victory
Sacramento Kings (28-37, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (30-34, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento is looking to continue its three-game win streak with a victory over Indiana.
The Pacers have gone 11-19 in home games. Indiana is fourth in the NBA with 26.9 assists per game led by T.J. McConnell averaging 6.6.
The Kings are 14-19 on the road. Sacramento is sixth in the Western Conference with 25.4 assists per game led by De’Aaron Fox averaging 7.2.
The teams meet for the second time this season. The Kings won 127-122 in the last matchup on Jan. 11. Harrison Barnes led Sacramento with 30 points, and Domantas Sabonis led Indiana with 28 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sabonis ranks second on the Pacers scoring 20.2 points per game, and is averaging 11.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists. Caris LeVert is averaging 23.4 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting 46.6% over the last 10 games for Indiana.
Richaun Holmes has shot 64.1% and is averaging 14.5 points for the Kings. Buddy Hield is averaging 17.2 points and 5.6 rebounds while shooting 42.6% over the last 10 games for Sacramento.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 4-6, averaging 120.8 points, 44.6 rebounds, 27.9 assists, 7.9 steals and 7.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120.6 points on 46.2% shooting.
Kings: 6-4, averaging 113.8 points, 37.7 rebounds, 25.1 assists, 8.2 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 49.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.9 points on 49.8% shooting.
INJURIES: Pacers: JaKarr Sampson: out (head), Edmond Sumner: day to day (knee), TJ Warren: out for season (foot), Goga Bitadze: day to day (ankle), Myles Turner: out (toe), Jeremy Lamb: day to day (knee), Malcolm Brogdon: day to day (hamstring).
Kings: Harrison Barnes: out (adductor), Chimezie Metu: out (back), Robert Woodard II: out (low back), Tyrese Haliburton: out (knee), De’Aaron Fox: out (health protocols).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
By The Associated Press