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Kings Daily: Richardson waits for chance

Sacramneto Kings rookie guard Malachi Richardson is interviewed during Media Day at Golden 1 Center on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Richardson has appeared in just eight games this season, averaging 2.6 points in 5.9 minutes.
Sacramneto Kings rookie guard Malachi Richardson is interviewed during Media Day at Golden 1 Center on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Richardson has appeared in just eight games this season, averaging 2.6 points in 5.9 minutes. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

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Kings rookie Richardson waits for his turn at shooting guard

There’s no predicting how Malachi Richardson will be used, though he seems to be the rookie the Kings should learn the most about this season. The 6-foot-6 guard has appeared in eight games, averaging 2.6 points in 5.9 minutes. He has averaged 21 points in 11 games in the NBA Development League.

Game plan: Kings vs. Pistons

Projected starters, broadcast information and keys to Monday’s game at Detroit.

Scouting the opponent: Morris helps Pistons beat Wizards at buzzer

Marcus Morris used his twin brother to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Morris scored 25 points and tipped in the winning basket at the buzzer, using Markieff’s shoulder to help elevate himself and get his hand on the ball, as the streaking Pistons won their third in a row, 113-112 on Saturday night. “I grabbed him, put my hand on his shoulder and got him back because he blocked my shot the play before that,” Marcus Morris said of Markieff. “I knew that was him (standing there). You can’t make that call at the end of the game.”

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