Sacramento puts home win streak on the line against San Antonio
By The Associated Press
San Antonio Spurs (31-22, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (26-25, 10th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento; Monday, 10 p.m. Eastern
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento hosts San Antonio looking to continue its four-game home winning streak.
The Kings have gone 15-10 at home at the Golden 1 Center. Sacramento is seventh in the league with 51.1 points in the paint, led by Willie Cauley-Stein averaging 10.5.
The Spurs are 10-15 on the road. San Antonio is 30-12 when scoring more than 100 points. The two teams match up for the second time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Buddy Hield ranks first on the Kings with 3.4 made 3-pointers and averages 20.2 points while shooting 45.8 percent from beyond the arc. De'Aaron Fox has averaged 5.8 assists and scored 13.4 points over the last 10 games for Sacramento.
DeMar DeRozan is first on the Spurs averaging 21.4 points and adding 6.3 rebounds. LaMarcus Aldridge has scored 22.8 points and added 9.9 rebounds while shooting 52.4 percent over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 6-4, averaging 114.2 points, 43.8 rebounds, 25 assists, 6.1 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 49.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114 points on 47.5 percent shooting.
Kings: 6-4, averaging 107 points, 45.1 rebounds, 27 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.3 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting.
Spurs Injuries: Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee), Dante Cunningham: day to day (right ankle soreness).
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