WARRIORS VS. SACRAMENTO

Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. at Oracle Arena

TV / Radio: CSNBA / 680

Kings update: Sacramento has lost four in a row and is 4-9 since Keith Smart took over as coach after the firing of Paul Westphal. ... Since Smart became coach, second-year center DeMarcus Cousins has averaged 15.2 points on 47.4 percent shooting and 11.6 rebounds per game. Under Westphal, Cousins averaged 13.7 points on 38.6 percent shooting and 9.3 rebounds. ... The past two games, Smart has started rookie point guard Jimmer Fredette, bringing Donte Greene off the bench.

Warriors update: Golden State is 1-7 against the Western Conference and is the only team in the NBA that hasn't won at least two conference games. ... The Warriors are 3-4 when scoring in triple digits. They are 1-8 when allowing at least 100 points.

Kings injuries: G Marcus Thornton (left thigh hematoma) and F/C Chuck Hayes (dislocated left shoulder) are out.

Warriors injury: C Kwame Brown (torn chest muscle) is out.

-- MARCUS THOMPSON II



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