Fox and the Kings take on conference foe Houston
Sacramento Kings (29-23, third in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (13-40, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Rockets -5.5; over/under is 234.5
BOTTOM LINE: De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings visit Jalen Green and the Houston Rockets in Western Conference play.
The Rockets are 7-28 against Western Conference opponents. Houston is at the bottom of the Western Conference shooting 32.7% from 3-point range.
The Kings are 17-11 against Western Conference opponents. Sacramento ranks fourth in the Western Conference with 14.9 fast break points per game led by Fox averaging 3.0.
The teams square off for the third time this season. The Kings won the last meeting 139-114 on Jan. 14. Harrison Barnes scored 27 points to help lead the Kings to the win.
TOP PERFORMERS: Green is scoring 21.5 points per game and averaging 4.1 rebounds for the Rockets. Eric Gordon is averaging 1.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Houston.
Domantas Sabonis is averaging 18.6 points, 12.4 rebounds and seven assists for the Kings. Barnes is averaging 2.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Sacramento.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockets: 3-7, averaging 113.1 points, 48.8 rebounds, 24.1 assists, 5.2 steals and 6.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120.0 points per game.
Kings: 5-5, averaging 114.4 points, 42.3 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 6.7 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 48.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points.
INJURIES: Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr.: out (foot), Eric Gordon: day to day (knee), Jae'Sean Tate: day to day (ankle).
Kings: De'Aaron Fox: out (personal).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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