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Entering Sunday, the Kings were 26th in the NBA in fast-break points. Improving that mark will be difficult because opponents realize the Kings will try to run as much as possible while adjusting their halfcourt offense minus DeMarcus Cousins.
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The Kings have only two games this week, both at home.
Projected starters, broadcast information and keys to Monday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Karl-Anthony Towns has 37 points and 22 rebounds, and Andrew Wiggins scores 30 points, but the Minnesota Timberwolves commit a season-high 25 turnovers in a 142-130 loss to the host Houston Rockets on Saturday.
Hall of Fame nominee and ex-King Chris Webber is one of the headline attractions in Turner’s new “Players Only” NBA programming that starts Monday.
Former Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins receives his 18th technical foul of the season in the New Orleans Pelicans’ loss Sunday. Unless it’s rescinded, Cousins will serve a one-game suspension. Russell Westbrook scores 41 points in his 29th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder win 118-110.