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After a fourth consecutive loss, this time 121-115 to the Los Angeles Clippers, coach Dave Joerger is committing to making a change. At halftime on Friday, he had seen enough of his two-center lineup getting outplayed in part because of poor energy. Then, he went small. And that’s the way it’s going to be now, he says.
DeMarcus Cousins and Ty Lawson said the Kings needed more focused preparation, pointing out the team looked sloppy running 5-on-0 drills.
Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan scores 30 points for the 10th time in 12 games this season during Friday’s 113-111 win over Denver. The Kings host the Raptors and their NBA-leading scorer on Sunday.