Tip-Off: 7 PM CT
Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma
Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC The Sports Animal
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The Oklahoma City Thunder came from the All-Star break looking a little too relaxed on the defensive end of at times, but in the end, they got a win to kickoff the last leg of the season as they defeated the Utah Jazz 148-147 in double overtime.
Tonight, the Thunder hosts the Sacramento Kings in the second game of a back-to-back. The Thunder and the Kings have played 3 times already this season. The Kings picked up wins in the first two meetings, one in OKC and one in Sacramento, before the Thunder got a win in Sacramento.
Both teams have some different faces since the last time they played, and OKC specifically would like to see newcomer Markief Morris get a little more adjusted with the team before the end of the season.
- PG: Russell Westbrook
- SG: Terrance Ferguson
- SF: Paul George
- PF: Jerami Grant
- C: Steven Adams
- PG: De’Aaron Fox
- SG: Buddy Hield
- SF: Harrison Barnes
- PF: Bogdan Bogdanovic
- C: Willie Cauley-Stein
- Alex Abrines (illness) is OUT.
- Terrance Ferguson (personal) is OUT.
- Andre Roberson (left patellar tendon) is OUT.
- Since arriving in Oklahoma City in 2008, the Thunder is 30-9 against the Kings (17-2 at home, 13-7 on the road).
- Since arriving in Oklahoma City in 2008, the Thunder has won the regular season series against the Kings 9 times and tied it once.
- The Thunder won last year’s regular season series with the Kings 3-1.
- The Thunder has won 6 of the last 9 matchups with the Kings.
- The Thunder is 1-2 against the Kings so far this season (0-1 at home, 1-1 on the road).
- The Thunder picked up a win last night in double overtime against the Utah Jazz while the Kings have lost two in a row.
- Oklahoma City is 21-7 at home while Sacramento is 11-17 on the road.
- Oklahoma City is 8-2 in the last 10 while Sacramento is 6-4.
- Oklahoma City is 22-15 against the Western Conference while Sacramento is 16-22.
- Oklahoma City is 5-2 in the second game of a back-to-back while Sacramento is 21-10 after one day of rest.
- The Thunder is 6-2 (4-0 at home, 2-2 on the road) in February while the Kings are 4-3 (4-1 at home, 02 on the road).
The Thunder is 6-2 (2-1 at home, 4-1 on the road) on Saturday night while the Kings are 4-5 (2-3 at home, 2-2 on the road) on Saturday night this season.
- Oklahoma City Thunder Official Game Notes
- Sacramento Kings Official Game Notes
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