The Sacramento Kings are back at it with a home game against their Pacific Division rivals, the L.A. Clippers.
The Kings are 2-3 on their seven-game homestand and are looking to bounce back after dropping a 132-126 decision to the Portland Trail Blazers. Sacramento held a 20-point lead in the first half and a 19-point lead in the second half but couldn’t put Portland away. The Trail Blazers outscored Sacramento 32-21 in the fourth quarter to pull away and seal the victory.
De’Aaron Fox played well in Wednesday’s defeat, putting up 29 points, six rebounds and six assists.
The Clippers are 8-4 and sit second in the Western Conference. L.A. is coming a 111-106 over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California
When: Friday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. PT
How to watch/listen: NBC Sports California, KHTK Sports 1140 AM
Projected Starting Lineups:
Kings (5-7): De’Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Harrison Barnes, Marvin Bagley III, Richaun Holmes
Clippers (8-4): Reggie Jackson, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Nicolas Batum, Serge Ibaka
Kings: Buddy Hield (right ankle) — PROBABLE; Hassan Whiteside (left hip) — QUESTIONABLE; Jahmi’us Ramsey (groin), DaQuan Jeffries (ankle) — OUT
Clippers: Patrick Beverley (personal), Lou Williams (hip) — OUT
Enjoy the game!