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Kings vs. Cleveland Cavaliers at a glance

Cleveland’s J.R. Smith, left, made six three-pointers in the Cavaliers’ win over the Kings on Feb. 20. ... Smith slaps hands with teammate LeBron James during an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Cleveland.
Cleveland’s J.R. Smith, left, made six three-pointers in the Cavaliers’ win over the Kings on Feb. 20. ... Smith slaps hands with teammate LeBron James during an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Cleveland. The Associated Press

Kings vs. Cavaliers

THE PARTICULARS

  • Where: Sleep Train Arena
  • When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 1140
  • Records: Kings 25-37, Cavaliers 44-18

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Turnovers: Excessive turnovers contributed to the Kings’ losses in the last two games. They committed 24 in Monday’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.
  • 2. Three-point line: The Kings’ defense must be continuously aware of J.R. Smith, who made six three-pointers in Cleveland’s 120-100 win over Sacramento on Feb. 9.
  • 3. Contain Kyrie: Sacramento must slow Kyrie Irving, who dominated the Kings in their last meeting, scoring a season-high 32 points and matching his career high with 12 assists.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Rajon Rondo

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

13

Quincy Acy

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Cavaliers

No.

Player

Pos.

2

Kyrie Irving

PG

5

J.R. Smith

SG

23

LeBron James

SF

0

Kevin Love

PF

20

Timofey Mozgov

C

Jason Jones

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