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Kings game plan vs. Orlando Magic

Phoenix Suns' Brandan Wright (32) fouls Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo (5) as he goes to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Orlando, Fla.
Phoenix Suns' Brandan Wright (32) fouls Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo (5) as he goes to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. AP

KINGS (21-38) AT MAGIC (19-43)

THE PARTICULARS

Where: Amway Center

Time: 4 p.m.

TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140

THREE KEYS

1. Don’t make it easy: The Kings allowed 24 points off 18 turnovers in Wednesday’s loss at San Antonio. The Magic only average 95.3 points, so helping its offense with turnovers would put the Kings in a bad position.

2. Back on the break : After a season-high 29 fast-break points Tuesday at New York, the Kings had only 14 against the Spurs. Defending and running will keep the Kings’ shooting percentage higher. They shot 37.2 percent at San Antonio.

3. Trust the pass: If the ball stops moving, the Kings cannot generate good looks on offense. DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay are good at scoring in traffic, but it’s not the ideal plan for success.

PROJECTED STARTERS

KINGS

No.

Player

Pos.

3

Ray McCallum

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

34

Jason Thompson

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

MAGIC

No.

Player

Pos.

4

Elfrid Payton

PG

5

Victor Oladipo

SG

12

Tobias Harris

SF

3

Dewayne Dedmon

PF

9

Nikola Vucevic

C

Jason Jones

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