Kings vs Pacers – Game Preview – March 23, 2022


Sacramento Kings (25-48, 13th in the Western Conference) against Indiana Pacers (25-47, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento enters the game with Indiana having lost three straight.

The Pacers are 16-20 at home. Indiana is 14-16 in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Kings are 9-25 in road games. Sacramento is 12-32 against teams over .500.

The teams are playing for the second time this season. The Pacers won the last meeting 94-91 on November 7. Caris LeVert scored 22 points to help lead the Pacers to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chris Duarte is averaging 13.1 points per game and averaging 4.1 rebounds for the Pacers. Duane Washington Jr. is averaging 2.4 3-pointers in Indiana’s last 10 games.

De’Aaron Fox is averaging 23.2 points and 5.6 assists for the Kings. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19.1 points in Sacramento’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 4-6, averaged 117.7 points, 45.4 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 6.3 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.0 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 119.4 points per game.

Kings: 2-8, averaged 112.2 points, 40.6 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.6 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 121.3 points.

INJURIES: Pacers: Ricky Rubio: Out for the season (knee), TJ McConnell: Out (wrist), Myles Turner: Out (foot), TJ Warren: Out for the season (foot), Isaiah Jackson: Out (concussion) , Chris Duarte: day to day (toe).

Kings: Terence Davis: out (wrist), Richaun Holmes: out for the season (personal), De’Aaron Fox: day to day (hand).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data write and data from sports radar.


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