In Sunday afternoon NBA action, the Sacramento Kings will travel to Staples Center to face the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Kings are three games below .500 on the road and are two games out of playoff contention in the Western Conference. On Friday, Sacramento made the plays down the stretch of a 99-96 road victory against Memphis. The Kings connected on 12-for-33 from the three-point line and shot 41 percent overall.
Sacramento G Buddy Hield led all scorers with 26 points on 9-for-18 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds. De’Aaron Fox chipped in 22 points and six rebounds for the Kings.
The Los Angeles Clippers have won consecutive games and are clinging to a two-game lead in the race for the final playoff spot in the West. On Friday, Los Angeles had several members of their team show up just 30 minutes before tip-off because of snow and still came away with a 106-101 victory at Chicago. The Clippers limited the Bulls to just 19 points in the fourth quarter and 39 percent shooting for the game.
Veteran G Lou Williams recorded his first triple-double with 31 points, ten rebounds, and ten assists. Tobias Harris contributed 29 points and eight rebounds for the Clippers.