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After a fourth consecutive loss, this time 121-115 to the Los Angeles Clippers, coach Dave Joerger is committing to making a change. At halftime on Friday, he had seen enough of his two-center lineup getting outplayed in part because of poor energy. Then, he went small. And that’s the way it’s going to be now, he says.
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DeMarcus Cousins and Ty Lawson said the Kings needed more focused preparation, pointing out the team looked sloppy running 5-on-0 drills.
Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan scores 30 points for the 10th time in 12 games this season during Friday’s 113-111 win over Denver. The Kings host the Raptors and their NBA-leading scorer on Sunday.