The Sacramento Kings look for their third consecutive victory when visiting the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Sacramento is 42-27 and first in the Pacific division, 4 ½ games ahead of second place Phoenix. Sacramento is second in the Western Conference, 4 ½ games behind first place Denver. Sacramento defeated the Brooklyn Nets 101-96 on Thursday for their second straight victory and fifth in the last six.
De’Aaron Fox is the leading scorer for Sacramento with an average of 25.6 points per game, while Domantas Sabonis is the second leading scorer, leading rebounder and leader in assists with averages of 19.0 points, 12.4 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game. Sacramento has six players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team scores an average of 121.2 points per game.
Washington completes a back to back on Saturday when hosting Sacramento after playing on the road Friday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Washington is 32-37 and third in the Southeast division, five games behind first place Miami. Washington is 10th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Wizards defeated the Detroit Pistons 117-97 on Tuesday behind 36 points from Bradley Beal.
Bradley Beal is leading Washington in scoring with an average of 23.4 points per game and is the leader in assists with an average of 5.5 assists per game. Kristaps Porzingis is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 22.9 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Washington has four players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team scores an average of 113.0 points per game.