Sacramento plays Phoenix after overtime win

Phoenix Suns (1-0, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (1-0, fifth in the Western Conference)

Sacramento; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento hosts the Phoenix Suns after the Kings took down the Nuggets 124-122 in overtime.

Sacramento finished 8-5 in Pacific Division action and 16-19 at home a season ago. The Kings averaged 110.1 points per game last season, 15.6 on free throws and 38.1 from 3-point range.

Phoenix finished 34-39 overall and 6-9 in Pacific Division play during the 2019-20 season. The Suns averaged 113.6 points per game last season, 19.9 from the free throw line and 34.1 from 3-point range.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Kings: Jabari Parker: out (back), DaQuan Jeffries: out (back).

Suns: Frank Kaminsky: out (health protocols), Dario Saric: out (quad), Abdel Nader: out (concussion).


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