The Sacramento Kings (18 - 15, 9 - 8 Away) are on the road for a day-after-Christmas matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers (19 - 14, 11 - 4 Home). Los Angeles will be hosting this game at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles comes into this matchup having just lost a narrow game against the Golden State Warriors. Sacramento comes to town having reeled in back-to-back wins. Sacramento will look to continue their winning streak against a strong L.A. squad that currently holds a 1 - 0 series lead.
Los Angeles takes the floor with a deep roster that is filled with talent at basically every position. Los Angeles is scoring 116 PPG on offense while shooting 48% from the floor as a team. Tobias Harris (22 PPG on 51% shooting) is the unquestioned leader on the Clippers' roster and he'll look to get his shot up early and often. LA is giving up 115 PPG to opposing teams on defense this year.
Sacramento comes to town having scored 115 PPG on offense so far this season while shooting 47% from the floor. The Kings are a deep team of talented young players headlined by their backcourt duo of Buddy Hield (20 PPG) and DeAaron Fox (18 PPG, 8 APG). Fox and Hield should be able to push the tempo against the Clippers in this game for what should be a high scoring affair. Sacramento is surrendering 116 PPG to opposing teams on defense.