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Kings Daily: ‘We can’t take Dallas lightly’


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Sacramento must maintain defensive focus against Mavericks

The Kings travel to face the Dallas Mavericks, who are tied with Philadelphia for the worst record in the NBA at 6-20. Less than two weeks ago, the Kings dismantled the Mavs by 31 points in Dallas. But Sacramento can’t take anyone lightly.

Kings’ busy week begins with a team they’ve already routed

The Kings have four games this week, including three on the road. Sacramento begins the week Sunday in Dallas, where they blew out the Mavericks earlier this month.

Game plan: Kings vs. Mavericks

Projected starters, broadcast information and keys to Sunday’s game against the host Dallas Mavericks.

Scouting the opponent: Mavericks fall to Jazz on Hood’s late 3

The Dallas Mavericks fall to 6-20, including 1-11 on the road, when Utah’s Rodney Hood makes a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to give the Jazz a 103-100 home victory on Friday night. The Mavericks host the Kings on Sunday at 1 p.m.

NBA Beat: Fire when ready – Rockets raining 3s

The Houston Rockets launch 3-pointers at a rate that only someone with an affinity for video games would appreciate. If you’re open, shoot the ball. Simple enough?

The Bee’s Jason Jones ranks the NBA’s 30 teams

The Golden State Warriors remain atop the list while the Dallas Mavericks retain the bottom spot. Where do the Kings fall?