Orlando and Sacramento meet in non-conference matchup

March 25, 2022 GMT

Sacramento Kings (26-48, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (20-54, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: De’Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings take on Cole Anthony and the Orlando Magic in a non-conference matchup.

The Magic are 10-26 in home games. Orlando has a 5-35 record in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Kings are 10-25 in road games. Sacramento is 12-32 against opponents with a winning record.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Kings won the last meeting 142-130 on Dec. 9. Fox scored 33 points to help lead the Kings to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Magic, scoring 17.0 points while shooting 34.2% from beyond the arc. Franz Wagner is averaging 15.4 points over the past 10 games for Orlando.

Harrison Barnes is shooting 40.6% from beyond the arc with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Kings, while averaging 16.8 points and 5.7 rebounds. Fox is averaging 31.7 points, eight assists and 1.6 steals over the past 10 games for Sacramento.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Magic: 4-6, averaging 104.9 points, 46.4 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 42.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.1 points per game.

Kings: 3-7, averaging 113.7 points, 40.4 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.7 points.

INJURIES: Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out for season (knee), Bol Bol: out (foot), Wendell Carter Jr.: day to day (wrist), Jalen Suggs: day to day (ankle).

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

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