Sacramento Kings

Kings game plan vs. Minnesota

Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely after breaking his right wrist.
Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely after breaking his right wrist. The Associated Press

KINGS (7-5) AT TIMBERWOLVES (3-8)

THE PARTICULARS

▪ Where: Target Center

▪ Time: 5 p.m.

▪ TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140

THREE KEYS

▪ 1. Do not relax: Minnesota has been stung by injuries, with the latest to Kevin Martin, who is out indefinitely with a broken wrist. But if the Kings overlook the Timberwolves because of that, they could start their four-game trip with a loss.

▪ 2. Size advantage: The Kings should be able to exploit the Timberwolves by posting up center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Rudy Gay. Plus, it could put Minnesota in foul trouble and allow the Kings to score a lot of points on free throws.

▪ 3. Defend to win: The Kings are 4-1 when they hold opponents under 100 points.

PROJECTED STARTERS

KINGS

No.

Player

Pos.

7

Darren Collison

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

34

Jason Thompson

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

TIMBERWOLVES

No.

Player

Pos.

25

Mo Williams

PG

22

Andrew Wiggins

SG

13

Corey Brewer

SF

15

S. Muhammad

PF

5

Gorgui Dieng

C

Jason Jones

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