Sacramento Kings Team Report – March 8
=== Sacramento Kings Team Report – March 8 ===
(Sports Network) – The Sacramento Kings will return to action on Tuesday
when they welcome the Golden State Warriors to ARCO Arena.
On Sunday, Peja Stojakovic scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead
the Kings past the Orlando Magic, 107-90, at the TD Waterhouse Centre.
Mike Bibby netted 26 points and Brad Miller chipped in 22 points and 13 boards
for Sacramento, which has won eight of its last 10 games. Doug Christie
collected 13 points and 12 assists in the win.
Forward Chris Webber sat out the game to rest his surgically repaired knee,
but he should be back in the lineup on Tuesday.
At 46-16, the Kings hold the top record in the Western Conference, 2 1/2 games
in front of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Sacramento also holds a five-game
advantage on the Los Angeles Lakers for the Pacific Division lead.
The Kings have won five of six and six of their last eight at home and are
27-5 in their gym this season.
Sacramento has split its two meetings with the Warriors this season, but has
won 16 of the last 18,18 of 21 and 19 of the last 23 meetings. The Kings have
also won 10 in a row at home in this series.