Kings game plan vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Published: Tuesday, Apr. 8, 2014 - 11:35 pm
Last Modified: Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 7:42 am

TODAY’S GAME

KINGS (27-51) AT TRAIL BLAZERS (50-28)

• Time: 7 p.m.

• Where: Moda Center, Portland, Ore.

• TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140

THREE KEYS

• 1. Three-point defense: Portland is one of the best three-point shooting teams in the NBA, making 37 percent . The Kings are one of the worst teams at defending the three-point line.

• 2. No help: With Isaiah Thomas still out because of a quadriceps injury, Ray McCallum will try to contain All-Star point guard Damian Lillard, one of the toughest point guards to cover.

• 3. Fast tempo: The Trail Blazers love to play at a fast pace, averaging 106.6 points. The Kings play their best when the pace quickens.

PROBABLE STARTERS

KINGS

No. PlayerPos.
3 Ray McCallumG
16 Ben McLemoreG
25Travis OutlawF
34Jason ThompsonF
15 DeMarcus CousinsC

TRAIL BLAZERS

No. PlayerPos.
0Damian LillardG
2Wesley MatthewsG
88Nicolas BatumF
12LaMarcus AldridgeF
42Robin LopezC

– Jason Jones

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