NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, February 8th (All times eastern)
Sacramento Kings (11-40) at Oklahoma City Thunder (12-38), 7:00 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Sacramento Kings will kick off a three-game road trip Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Ford Center.
The Kings have lost six in a row away from ARCO Arena and will also visit Dallas and Houston on the road swing. They are just 3-23 as the visitor this season.
Sacramento has dropped two straight overall and 10 of its last 11 games, including Friday's 111-107 setback versus the Utah Jazz in California's capital. Kevin Martin finished with 37 points and Bobby Jackson logged 15 points for the Kings.
John Salmons ended with 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in defeat.
Meanwhile, the Thunder will close out a three-game homestand Sunday versus the Kings and improved to 1-1 on the residency following Friday's 102-93 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Kevin Durant had 31 points and Nick Collison chipped in 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Thunder, who snapped a three-game slide. Jeff Green added 20 points and nine boards in a winning cause.
Oklahoma City is 9-18 as the host this season. Thunder center Nenad Krstic is questionable for Sunday's game with flu-like symptoms.
The Kings recently defeated the Thunder, 122-118, in overtime on February 1 and have won 12-of-18 and 16 of the last 23 meetings. Sacramento has won five straight as the visitor in this series.
02/08 10:28:00 ET