76ers vs. Sacramento Kings at a Glance

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TEAMS: Kings (24-45) vs. Sixers (17-53)

WHEN: 10 pm. Tuesday

WHERE: Sleep Train Arena

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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411 on Kings: Sacramento heads into this matchup with a two-game winning streak. This marks the first time the Kings won consecutive games since winning three straight from Nov. 20 to Nov. 25.  Sacramento will be extremely motivated to extend their winning streak due to suffering a 114-107 setback to the Sixers on March 13. All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins had 39 points and 24 rebounds in the loss.

PROBABLE STARTER

SIXERS (17-53)

33 Robert Covington F 6-9 12.7 ppg. 4.6 rpg.

12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 10.1 ppg. 5.0 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 9.5 ppg. 7.8 rpg.

9  JaKarr Sampson G 6-9 4.7 ppg. 2.1 rpg.

5 Ish Smith G 6-0 4.6 ppg. 2.7 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 36-116)

Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out), Jason Richardson (rest, out) and Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out).

KINGS (24-45)

8  Rudy Gay F 6-8 21.0 ppg. 5.9 rpg.

18 Omri Casspi F 6-9 7.3 ppg. 3.7 rpg`.

15 DeMarcus Cousins C 6-11 23.6 ppg. 12.2 rpg.

23 Ben McLemore G 6-5 11.8 ppg. 1.6 apg.

3 Ray McCallum  G 6-3 6.4 ppg. 2.5 apg.

Coach:   George Karl (26th season, 1137-767)

Injury report:   Darren Collison (core muscle injury, out) and Eric Moreland (left shoulder labral tear, out)

THE SERIES

Sixers lead, 161-122, and have won five of last six meetings.

COMING UP

Wednesday: 9 p.m., at Pepsi Center, Sixes at Denver Nuggets

Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles Clippers at Sixers

Sunday: 4:30 p.m., at Quicken Loans Arena, Sixers at Cleveland Cavaliers

Monday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Lakers at Sixers

April 1: 7 p.m., at Verizon Center, Sixers at Washington Wizards

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