Kings (9-15) at Rockets (18-7)
Where: Toyota Center, Houston
When: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
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1. Find the shooters: That means not losing track of anyone on the court for the Rockets, with the exception of centers Clint Capela and Nene. The Rockets attempted an NBA-record 50 3-pointers in beating the Kings on Nov. 25 in Sacramento.
2. Transition defense: Houston will look to push the ball quickly at every opportunity, so the Kings need to be aware and get back to cut down on fast-break layups and 3-pointers in transition.
3. Bench production: Rudy Gay (strained right hip flexor) and Ben McLemore (left quad contusion) are day to day. If either or both are out, reserves Omri Casspi and Garrett Temple will play bigger roles.