Kings at Hawks
- Where: Philips Arena
- When: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
- TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140
- 1. Defensive discipline: The Hawks are one of the league’s best passing teams. If the Kings get lazy with their defensive scheme and gamble too much, the Hawks will exploit those mistakes for easy baskets.
- 2. Turnover watch: The Kings are averaging 16.3 turnovers per game, but they are forcing 16.9. If the Kings reduce their turnovers while continuing to play opportunistic defense, they will be in good position to win on the road.
- 3. Reserves edge: Bench players tend to feed off the home crowd, so if the Kings can stymie Atlanta’s reserves, they will have a big advantage.