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Kings game plan vs. Washington Wizards

KINGS (23-45) VS. WIZARDS (40-29)

THE PARTICULARS

Where: Sleep Train Arena

Time: 3 p.m.

TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140

THREE KEYS

1. Turnovers: The Kings had 21 turnovers in Friday’s win over Charlotte, but the Hornets failed to capitalize on Sacramento’s mistakes. The Wizards have the talent to exploit those mistakes, so the Kings cannot get sloppy.

2. Defending Wall: John Wall had a season-high-tying 31 points and 12 assists in last Saturday’s win over the Kings in Washington. When Wall picked up his intensity, the Kings had no answer.

3. Three-point defense: The Wizards don’t typically shoot a lot of three-pointers, but they made 13 of 26 against Sacramento. That kind of shooting will be a problem for the Kings.

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

WIZARDS

No.

Player

Pos.

2

John Wall

PG

3

Bradley Beal

SG

34

Paul Pierce

SF

42

Nene

PF

4

Marcin Gortat

C

Jason Jones

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