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The Los Angeles Lakers will be at Sleep Train Arena to face a division foe in the Sacramento Kings. The Kings have not played well as they currently have a record of 4-12. On the other hand, the visiting Lakers are at .500, entering today's game with a 9-9 record. This game is slated to start at 10:00 pm EST and it will be covered by TWC SN and CSN-CA.

The Kings are regrouping after their disappointing loss to the Thunder, 97-95. Isaiah Thomas was the leading scorer for Sacramento as he had a good game, scoring 24 points. The Lakers, meanwhile, are coming off a 114-108 loss at the hands of the Portland Trail Blazers. Leading the team in scoring, Xavier Henry had 27 points. This will be the second matchup of the season between these two teams, with the Lakers taking the first game, 100-86. Pau Gasol put up a double-double in that victory with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Sacramento should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. They rank second in the NBA at avoiding errors (TO% of 13.4%). Meanwhile, Los Angeles forces the second-fewest turnovers in the league (13.7%).


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