Sacramento Kings (25-48, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (25-47, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento comes into the matchup with Indiana after losing three games in a row.
NCAA Tournament teams rise and fall with guard play. Look no further than last year for evidence.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cedi Osman scored 22 points and Kevin Love had 19 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from 20 down to beat Indiana 98-85 on Sunday night, shortly after agreeing to acquire shooting guard Caris LeVert from the Pacers.
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 30 points and 12 assists and the Dallas Mavericks spoiled former coach Rick Carlisle’s return with Indiana, routing the Pacers 132-105 on Saturday night.
Carlisle coached the Mavericks during the past 13 seasons, leading the team to its lone title in 2011.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored a career-high 42 points on 18-of-22 shooting to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Utah Jazz 125-113 on Saturday night.
Lance Stephenson added 16 points, 14 assists and four steals off the bench.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored a career-high 42 points on 18-of-22 shooting to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 125-113 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.
Lance Stephenson contributed 16 points, a career-high 14 assists and four steals off the bench for the Pacers.
NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 24 of his 32 points in the first half, Julius Randle had 30 points and 16 rebounds in his first game after coming off the COVID-19 health and safety protocols list, and the New York Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 104-94 on Tuesday night.