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Kings must create more fast-break baskets against Orlando Magic

Kings (25-41) vs. Magic (24-43)

THE PARTICULARS

Where: Golden 1 Center

When: Monday, 7:30 p.m.

TV/Radio: CSNCA/1140

THREE KEYS

1. Running game. The Kings had just four fast-break points in Saturday’s 105-92 loss to Denver. Sacramento must generate more easy baskets by getting defensive stops and pushing the ball upcourt.

2. Perimeter pests. The Kings lack the size to match up with some of Orlando’s guards and small forwards. So Sacramento must be aggressive and prevent the Magic from getting to their spots near the rim.

3. Shooting guard production. Buddy Hield has scored in double figures in eight of his nine games with the Kings. He’s averaging 13.9 points on 52.3 percent shooting for Sacramento.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

7

Darren Collison

PG

24

Buddy Hield

SG

40

Arron Afflalo

SF

00

Willie Cauley-Stein

PF

41

Kosta Koufos

C

Magic

No.

Player

Pos.

4

Elfrid Payton

PG

10

Evan Fournier

SG

31

Terrence Ross

SF

00

Aaron Gordon

PF

11

Bismack Biyombo

C

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