George leads Los Angeles into matchup against Sacramento

Posted12/1/2021 7:00 AM

Sacramento Kings (8-14, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (11-10, sixth in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST



BOTTOM LINE: Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers host the Sacramento Kings. George ranks sixth in the league scoring 25.9 points per game.

The Clippers are 0-2 against the rest of their division. Los Angeles ranks third in the Western Conference in team defense, giving up only 103.6 points while holding opponents to 43.4% shooting.

The Kings are 2-3 against Pacific Division opponents. Sacramento is 2-2 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

TOP PERFORMERS: George is averaging 25.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.8 steals for the Clippers. Reggie Jackson is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Richaun Holmes is averaging 15.1 points and 9.8 rebounds for the Kings. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 20.0 points over the last 10 games for Sacramento.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 4-6, averaging 101.6 points, 45.5 rebounds, 20.9 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.5 points per game.

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Kings: 3-7, averaging 107.6 points, 45.6 rebounds, 21.5 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 43.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.5 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Nicolas Batum: out (health and safety protocols), Kawhi Leonard: out (right knee), Jason Preston: out (foot).

Kings: Maurice Harkless: out (knee), Harrison Barnes: out (foot).


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

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