Sunday: Charlotte Bobcats at Sacramento Kings
03/02/2013 9:29 PM
03/03/2013 10:12 PM
Bobcats at Kings
6 p.m., Sleep Train Arena
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, K. Walker||17.4||3.4||G, I. Thomas||12.6||1.8|
|G, G. Henderson||13.2||3.6||G, T. Evans||15.5||4.7|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||8.9||5.6||F, J. Salmons||9.2||2.6|
|F, B. Mullens||12.5||7.8||F, J. Thompson||10.8||6.8|
|C, B. Biyombo||4.4||7.1||C, D. Cousins||17.2||9.9|
Matchup to watch
Bismack Biyombo vs. DeMarcus Cousins: Biyombo is billed as a defensive stopper; Cousins is undeniably one of the better low-post scorers in the NBA.
Observations• One of these teams lost its last game by 30, the other by 28. Not exactly must-see TV.
• The Kings traded rookie Thomas Robinson recently in a deal that acquired primarily Patrick Patterson from Houston. It’s not often a team gives up on such a high pick so soon.
• This could be the Bobcats’ last visit to Sacramento. A Seattle-based group has a deal to buy and move the Kings, but Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson is trying to hold that off with a counter-bid.
Tap-ins• The Kings could afford to deal Robinson in part because Jason Thompson has been solid at Robinson’s power forward spot.
• Biyombo came to the Bobcats in a draft-night deal that also sent John Salmons and Jimmer Fredette to the Kings.
Did you know?
The Kings have shot 49.5 percent from 3-point range in their past five games. This can’t be good for the Bobcats, considering how poorly they tend to defend the 3-point line.
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