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Kings vs. Toronto Raptors at a glance

Kings guard Rajon Rondo (9) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young (30) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.
Kings guard Rajon Rondo (9) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young (30) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. hamezcua@sacbee.com

Kings vs. Raptors

THE PARTICULARS

  • Where: Sleep Train Arena
  • When: Sunday, 6 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140, 950

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Rondo’s energy: Rajon Rondo has averaged 46 minutes over the last four games because of injuries at guard. Can he keep up this pace?
  • 2. Perimeter defense: Containing Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan is difficult, but the Kings cannot allow the guards to dominate.
  • 3. Second surge: The Kings’ win Friday was aided by the play of the second unit beyond Marco Belinelli. Quincy Acy, Ben McLemore and Kosta Koufos also played key roles.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Rajon Rondo

PG

5

James Anderson

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

00

Willie Cauley-Stein

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Raptors

No.

Player

Pos.

7

Kyle Lowry

PG

10

DeMar DeRozan

SG

5

DeMarre Carroll

SF

54

Patrick Patterson

PF

17

Jonas Valanciunas

C

Jason Jones

Kings vs. Raptors

THE PARTICULARS

  • Where: Sleep Train Arena
  • When: Sunday, 6 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140, 950

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Rondo’s energy: Rajon Rondo has averaged 46 minutes over the last four games because of injuries at guard. Can he keep up this pace?
  • 2. Perimeter defense: Containing Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan is difficult, but the Kings cannot allow the guards to dominate.
  • 3. Second surge: The Kings’ win Friday was aided by the play of the second unit beyond Marco Belinelli. Quincy Acy, Ben McLemore and Kosta Koufos also played key roles.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Rajon Rondo

PG

5

James Anderson

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

00

Willie Cauley-Stein

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Raptors

No.

Player

Pos.

7

Kyle Lowry

PG

10

DeMar DeRozan

SG

5

DeMarre Carroll

SF

54

Patrick Patterson

PF

17

Jonas Valanciunas

C

Jason Jones

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