KINGS AT HAWKS
Where: Philips Arena
When: Monday, 4:30 p.m.
TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140 AM
1. Big man matchup: Dwight Howard is no longer the focus in his first season with the Hawks, but he’ll likely play a big part in how Atlanta defends DeMarcus Cousins, who is averaging 30 points in his first three games.
2. A full 24: The Kings have stayed noticeably engaged on defense, forcing Minnesota into several shot-clock violations in their win Saturday, and must maintain that effort against Atlanta’s quick backcourt.
3. Move the ball: Coach Dave Joerger doesn’t want the Kings’ offense to settle for watching Cousins or Rudy Gay isolate against defenders. The Kings must keep moving on offense.