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Jason Jones, Sacramento Kings beat writer

Pregame notes: Gay and Thomas are in; Cousins out vs. Grizzlies

01/29/2014 6:50 PM

01/29/2014 11:54 PM

The Kings will have Rudy Gay (strained left Achilles) and Isaiah Thomas (illness) back in the lineup for tonight’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Gay had missed the previous three games. Thomas left Monday’s loss at Utah after feeling ill.

DeMarcus Cousins (sprained left ankle) will miss his fourth consecutive game. It’s unknown if Cousins will make the two-game road trip that starts Friday at Dallas.

The Kings are on a four-game losing streak, including the three games missed by both Gay and Cousins.

Prediction time: The Grizzlies have been one of the best teams in January and are catching the Kings down Cousins.

And there’s no way to know how much Gay and Thomas can give the Kings. This has the makings of a tough night.

Grizzlies 101, Kings 92

My record: 27-17

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Jason Jones, who joined The Sacramento Bee in 2002, has covered the Kings since 2008. Jones, a UC Berkeley graduate, also has covered high school sports, the Oakland Raiders and the Sacramento Monarchs for The Bee. Contact him at Twitter: @mr_jasonjones

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