Kings (18-33) vs. New Jersey Nets (17-35)
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: Power Balance Pavilion TV: CSNCA, NBA TV
Radio: KHTK (1140 AM), KAHI (950)
1. Perimeter defense: Keeping Nets All-Star point guard Deron Williams out of the paint is a priority. That will have to be by committee as Williams is one of the quickest and strongest point guards in the league.
2. Kings' health: John Salmons (sore right hip) has missed the last two games. Tyreke Evans (back spasms) missed Friday night's game at Utah. That left the Kings without their two primary small forwards against the Jazz.
3. Inside advantage: Injuries have cost the Nets three post players recently (Brook Lopez, Shelden Williams and Jordan Williams). The Kings must attack the paint as much as possible.
No. Player Pos.
22 Isaiah Thomas G
23 Marcus Thornton G
25 Travis Outlaw F
34 Jason Thompson F
15 DeMarcus Cousins C
No. Player Pos.
8 Deron Williams G
9 MarShon Brooks G
45 Gerald Wallace F
43 Kris Humphries F
27 Johan Petro C
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