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Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies at a glance

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) gestures during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The Kings will need to account for Gasol’s presence at both ends of the court in Tuesday’s game.
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) gestures during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The Kings will need to account for Gasol’s presence at both ends of the court in Tuesday’s game. The Associated Press

THE PARTICULARS

  • Where: Sleep Train Arena
  • When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140, 950

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Run when you can: Memphis is as good as any team at dictating tempo, so the Kings must push the pace and not get caught in a slow-down game.
  • 2. Get ready to get physical: The Grizzlies forces opponents to play through contact. The Kings should prepare for that rather than wait for the officials to give them a call.
  • 3. Mental focus: The Kings must reduce their mental errors, especially without All-Star DeMarcus Cousins (Achilles’). The Kings had some late breakdowns in both losses to the Clippers.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Rajon Rondo

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

41

Kosta Koufos

PF

00

Willie Cauley-Stein

C

Grizzlies

No.

Player

Pos.

11

Mike Conley

PG

5

Courtney Lee

SG

9

Tony Allen

SF

50

Zach Randolph

PF

33

Marc Gasol

C

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