Spurs vs. Kings: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The San Antonio Spurs (11-17) play against the Sacramento Kings (18-18) at Golden 1 Center

Game Time: 6:00 PM EST on Sunday December 19, 2021

San Antonio Spurs 0, Sacramento Kings 0 (6:00 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN
The Kings’ depth will obviously be tested with seven players out. That starting five, however, can still do some damage if the Spurs don’t show up to play. – 5:54 PM

Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN
Spurs: Murray, White, Vassell, Johnson, Poeltl
Kings: Haliburton, Hield, Barnes, Metu, Thompson – 5:52 PM

San Antonio Spurs @spurs
lead off crew 👏
#GoSpursGo pic.twitter.com/ozbfbx40hx5:50 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings Tunnel Cam … pic.twitter.com/g3dkLKSUR65:50 PM

San Antonio Spurs @spurs
first stop of the back to back in Sacramento 🤙
#ULTRADrip | #PorVida pic.twitter.com/4RjMy5UsHH5:43 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Starters for @Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs – 12/19:
G – Tyrese Haliburton
G – Buddy Hield
F – Harrison Barnes
F – Chimezie Metu
C – Tristan Thompson5:31 PM

Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies
De’Anthony Melton getting some 3s up, coming off a 19-point, 4-steal performance in Sacramento pic.twitter.com/PFv39OTunx4:51 PM

Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN
Devin Vassell will start in place of the ailing Doug McDermott, Pop says – 4:43 PM

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Coach Pop says Devin Vassell will start at the 4 with McDermott out today – 4:37 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Kings replacement coach Doug Christie rules out Richaun Holmes (eye) from todays game with the Spurs. – 4:26 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
According to Christie, every player should be ready to play tonight. Kings have 10 healthy bodies. – 4:24 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
According to Doug Christie, Richaun Holmes is still considered day-to-day. – 4:20 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings starters vs. Spurs:
G – Tyrese Haliburton
G – Buddy Hield
F – Harrison Barnes
F – Chimezie Metu
C – Tristan Thompson – 4:18 PM

Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN
No Richaun Holmes for Kings today, in addition to the six players in health protocols, Doug Christie says – 4:17 PM

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Richaun Holmes (right eye injury) is out today per Kings Coach Doug Christie – 4:17 PM

Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Richaun Holmes will not play today for the Kings – 4:17 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Acting Kings coach Doug Christie says
Richaun Holmes (eye) is out again today vs. the Spurs after missing the past five games with an eye injury. – 4:17 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Richaun Holmes is out. – 4:16 PM

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
The Spurs announced Doug McDermott is out tonight with a tooth infection – 3:46 PM

San Antonio Spurs @spurs
Sunday hoops matinee!
🆚 @Sacramento Kings
⏰ 5pm CT
📍 Golden 1 Center
📺 @BallySportsSA
🎲 https://t.co/9tnP05yFRW
📻 @1200WOAI, @kxtn1350 AM & 107.5 FM HD 2 pic.twitter.com/whLMbEefDR3:41 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
The San Antonio Spurs have ruled Doug McDermott out for today’s game vs. the Sacramento Kings due to a tooth infection. – 3:39 PM

Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN
The Spurs will be without Doug McDermott in today’s matinee at Sacramento. He is suffering from a tooth infection. – 3:16 PM

Nate Duncan @NateDuncanNBA
Taking a look at the astronomical increase in Harrison Barnes’ FT rate this year. Here’s a typical example, able to slow down and use his body so much better. Unrecognizable from his finishing in Golden State pic.twitter.com/D4af9m3SjS2:31 PM

Kayte Christensen @kayte_c
I’ve got 2 tickets for this afternoon’s matchup between @Sacramento Kings and @San Antonio Spurs!! Who feels like a little early Sunday NBA basketball?! – 2:22 PM

De’Aaron Fox @swipathefox
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@SwipaTheFoxNFT to bring my fans together, connect, and hook you all up in many ways!
During season, Ive partnered w/ a team to help fulfill utilities, coordinate events & develop my collection to be metaverse ready!
Hop in discord. Link in bio. pic.twitter.com/KzwaN4SqSZ2:07 PM

Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Listen to live Play-by-Play at the game with the @Mixhalo app! Hear it Live. Like Never Before. Don’t forget 🎧!
Get your access code here: https://t.co/WFe4PhNrAR pic.twitter.com/LUk0CfwFhT1:30 PM

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Robertson with the assist earlier to Jota.
Now Robertson with goal off the pass from Alexander-Arnold.
Liverpool 2, Spurs 1 – 1:01 PM

Buddy Hield @buddyhield
Thank God For Life, Health and Strength 🙏🏾💪🏾✊🏾 – 12:36 PM

Matthew Tynan @Matthew_Tynan
Covid-free Spurs arriving in Sacramento pic.twitter.com/OFKCBXRc7912:28 PM

Matthew Tynan @Matthew_Tynan
I know travel parties in the NBA are super limited right now but I feel like the Spurs should find a way to bring the homies expressnews.com/business/local…12:11 PM