San Antonio visits Sacramento after Fox's 44-point game

Thu, Mar 7, 2024
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San Antonio visits Sacramento after Fox's 44-point game

San Antonio Spurs (13-49, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (35-26, seventh in the Western Conference)

Sacramento, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Kings -10; over/under is 238

BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento faces the San Antonio Spurs after De'Aaron Fox scored 44 points in the Sacramento Kings' 130-120 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Kings are 24-16 in conference matchups. Sacramento is ninth in the Western Conference with 13.6 fast break points per game led by Fox averaging 3.4.

The Spurs are 8-27 in Western Conference play. San Antonio has a 6-30 record against opponents over .500.

The Kings average 118.2 points per game, 2.0 fewer points than the 120.2 the Spurs allow. The Spurs average 12.5 made 3-pointers per game this season, 0.8 fewer makes per game than the Kings allow.

The teams play for the third time this season. In the last matchup on Feb. 23 the Kings won 127-122 led by 28 points from Fox, while Devin Vassell scored 32 points for the Spurs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Fox is shooting 47.5% and averaging 27.1 points for the Kings. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19.7 points over the last 10 games.

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Vassell is averaging 19.3 points and 3.9 assists for the Spurs. Malaki Branham is averaging 2.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 5-5, averaging 115.9 points, 44.7 rebounds, 28.6 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 49.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.5 points per game.

Spurs: 3-7, averaging 112.2 points, 44.7 rebounds, 31.4 assists, 7.3 steals and 7.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.7 points.

INJURIES: Kings: Sasha Vezenkov: out (ankle).

Spurs: Victor Wembanyama: out (ankle), Charles Bassey: out for season (knee).


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