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Kings vs. Dallas Mavericks at a glance

The Dallas Mavericks’ Zaza Pachulia, right, averages a team-high 9.8 rebounds per game. He’s averaging 9.1 points per game. ... Pachulia battles Harrison Barnes of the Golden State Warriors for the ball during an NBA basketball game Friday, March 25, 2016, in Oakland.
The Dallas Mavericks’ Zaza Pachulia, right, averages a team-high 9.8 rebounds per game. He’s averaging 9.1 points per game. ... Pachulia battles Harrison Barnes of the Golden State Warriors for the ball during an NBA basketball game Friday, March 25, 2016, in Oakland. The Associated Press

Kings vs. Mavericks

THE PARTICULARS

  • Where: Sleep Train Arena
  • When: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140
  • Records: Kings 28-44, Mavericks 35-37

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Size advantage: Injuries have forced Dallas to use small lineups. The Kings must take advantage in the paint and rebounding.
  • 2. Defensive energy: Sacramento has held opponents under 100 points in its last two wins.
  • 3. Turnover control: The Kings have committed 12 or fewer turnovers in four of their last six games. That includes just 12 in Friday’s win over Phoenix.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Rajon Rondo

PG

30

Seth Curry

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

13

Quincy Acy

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Mavericks

No.

Player

Pos.

2

Raymond Felton

PG

5

J.J. Barea

SG

23

Wesley Matthews

SF

41

Dirk Nowitzki

PF

50

Salah Mejri

C

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