Cleveland Cavaliers (17-28, 12th in the Eastern Conference) v Sacramento Kings (20-25, 11th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM: Sacramento hosts the Cleveland Cavaliers after De’Aaron Fox scored 44 points in the Kings 141-119 win over the Warriors.
The kings are 11-12 on their home court. Sacramento has an 8-3 record in one-ball games.
The cavaliers left home 6-16. Cleveland ranks fourth in the league with 11.2 offensive rebounds per game, led by Jarrett Allen averaging 3.0.
The two teams compete against each other for the second time this season. The Kings defeated the Cavaliers 119-105 in their final meeting on March 22nd. Fox led Sacramento with 30 points and JaVale McGee approached Cleveland with 18 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Fox averages 24.6 points and 7.3 assists for the Kings. Buddy Hield averages 18.6 points and 5.2 rebounds over the last 10 games for Sacramento while shooting 42.6%.
Allen shot 62.3% and the Cavaliers have an average of 13.8 points. Darius Garland has averaged 1.9 3-point points and 16 points in the last 10 games for Cleveland.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Kings: 6-4, averaging 116.9 points, 44 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 6.3 steals, and 4.7 blocks per game while 49.4% is shot from the field. Your opponents averaged 114.7 points at 47.8% shooting.
Cavaliers: 3-7, averaging 101 points, 41.5 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 8.1 steals, and 4.7 blocks per game, while 44.5% are shot off the field. Your opponents averaged 108.7 points at 47.6% shooting.
INJURIES: Kings: Jahmi’us Ramsey: Day by Day (thigh), Marvin Bagley III: Off (hand).
Cavaliers: Taurian Prince: out (shoulder), Collin Sexton: out (thigh), Matthew Dellavedova: out (stomach / appendicitis), Kevin Love: out (calf).
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