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Kings game plan vs. Chicago Bulls

KINGS (18-32)

AT BULLS (32-20)

THE PARTICULARS

Where: United Center

Time: 5 p.m.

TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140

THREE KEYS

1. Under 100: The Kings have lost 11 of 13, and in the two wins they held the opponent under 100 points. Their defense must be consistent for Sacramento to have a chance to beat Chicago.

2. Rose watch: The Kings cannot allow Derrick Rose to break down the defense and set up his teammates for easy looks. It will take a team effort to keep him out of the paint.

3. Post help: The Bulls can use either Pau Gasol or Joakim Noah to try to slow down DeMarcus Cousins. The Kings center must find open teammates and avoid turnovers in those situations, and his teammates must move to open spots to make passes easier.

PROJECTED STARTERS

KINGS

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Ramon Sessions

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

8

Rudy Gay

SF

34

Jason Thompson

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

BULLS

No.

Player

Pos.

1

Derrick Rose

PG

21

Jimmy Butler

SG

20

Tony Snell

SF

16

Pau Gasol

PF

13

Joakim Noah

C

Jason Jones

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