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.


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).


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