Rockets face the Kings on 3-game losing streak

Sacramento Kings (30-23, third in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (13-41, 15th in the Western Conference)

Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Houston enters the matchup with Sacramento after losing three straight games.

The Rockets are 7-29 in Western Conference games. Houston has an 8-25 record against opponents over .500.

The Kings are 18-11 in Western Conference play. Sacramento averages 119.3 points while outscoring opponents by 2.7 points per game.

The teams meet for the fourth time this season. The Kings won 140-120 in the last meeting on Feb. 7. Keegan Murray led the Kings with 30 points, and Jalen Green led the Rockets with 27 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Green averages 2.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Rockets, scoring 21.6 points while shooting 33.2% from beyond the arc. Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 19.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists over the last 10 games for Houston.

Domantas Sabonis is averaging 18.6 points, 12.3 rebounds and seven assists for the Kings. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 22.5 points over the last 10 games for Sacramento.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rockets: 3-7, averaging 111.9 points, 47.9 rebounds, 24.0 assists, 5.7 steals and 6.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120.0 points per game.

Kings: 5-5, averaging 116.8 points, 41.1 rebounds, 27.2 assists, 7.3 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 49.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.5 points.

INJURIES: Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr.: out (foot), Garrison Mathews: day to day (toe).

Kings: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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