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Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies at a glance

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph is his team’s primary inside player. The Kings must use their big men to tire him out. ... Randolph reacts after hitting a key basket as Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris looks on during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Denver.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph is his team’s primary inside player. The Kings must use their big men to tire him out. ... Randolph reacts after hitting a key basket as Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris looks on during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Denver. The Associated Press

Kings at Grizzlies

THE PARTICULARS

  • Where: FedExForum
  • When: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140
  • Records: Kings 24-34, Grizzlies 35-24

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Limit turnovers: The Kings had just 10 turnovers in Monday’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. They’ll need another low turnover total to have a chance to win on the road.
  • 2. Focus on the post: With Marc Gasol sidelined, Zach Randolph is Memphis’ primary inside player. The Kings must use their big men – DeMarcus Cousins, Willie Cauley-Stein, Kosta Koufos and Quincy Acy – to wear out Randolph.
  • 3. Pick up the pace: The Kings must play with more urgency. They have lost three consecutive games and 11 of 15, and they haven’t shown the mindset of a team that believes it still can move up in the Western Conference standings.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

7

Darren Collison

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

13

Quincy Acy

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Grizzlies

No.

Player

Pos.

11

Mike Conley

PG

9

Tony Allen

SG

22

Matt Barnes

SF

50

Zach Randolph

PF

7

Chris Andersen

C

Jason Jones

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