It'll be a battle of division foes when the Phoenix Suns welcome the Sacramento Kings to US Airways Center. Through a quarter of the season, the Suns appear to be one of the better teams in the league and come into the game with a 12-9 record. Over in the other locker room, the Kings are still looking for answers and sport a record of 6-14. This game has a start time of 9:00 pm EST and it will be covered by CSN-CA and FSN-AZ.
The Suns come into today's game on a high note after defeating the Lakers, 114-108. With 31 points on nine for 18 shooting, Goran Dragic was the game's leading scorer. Meanwhile, the Kings are coming off a demoralizing 122-101 loss to the Jazz. However, DeMarcus Cousins had a solid game, recording his 10th double-double so far this season with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Kings have won both games against the Suns this season, including a 113-106 victory in their last matchup. Goran Dragic was the top overall scorer in the game with 31 points.
When considering eFG%, Phoenix figures to have a significant advantage on the offensive end. They rank fifth in the NBA in that category at 52.1%, whereas Sacramento's bottom-tier eFG% defense ranks 27th with opponents connecting at a clip of 51.7%.