Sacramento takes on Oklahoma City on 4-game losing streak

February 27, 2022 GMT

Sacramento Kings (22-40, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (19-41, 14th in the Western Conference)

Oklahoma City; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento aims to stop its four-game losing streak with a win against Oklahoma City.

The Thunder are 13-25 against Western Conference opponents. Oklahoma City is seventh in the Western Conference at limiting opponent scoring, allowing only 108.4 points while holding opponents to 44.8% shooting.

The Kings have gone 15-24 against Western Conference opponents. Sacramento has a 10-23 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

The two teams square off for the fourth time this season. The Kings defeated the Thunder 113-103 in their last matchup on Feb. 6. Harrison Barnes led the Kings with 24 points, and Josh Giddey led the Thunder with 24 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 23.2 points and 5.5 assists for the Thunder. Tre Mann is averaging 2.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.

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De’Aaron Fox is scoring 21.8 points per game with 3.9 rebounds and 5.2 assists for the Kings. Barnes is averaging 20.1 points and 6.3 rebounds while shooting 57.3% over the last 10 games for Sacramento.

LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 3-7, averaging 104.9 points, 47.4 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 8.0 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 43.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.5 points per game.

Kings: 4-6, averaging 113.1 points, 40.9 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.0 points.

INJURIES: Thunder: Josh Giddey: day to day (hip), Ty Jerome: day to day (hip), Kenrich Williams: day to day (knee), Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: out (foot), Mike Muscala: out (ankle), Luguentz Dort: day to day (shoulder).

Kings: Terence Davis: out (wrist), Richaun Holmes: out (back).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.