Sixers v. Kings
Kings - Tonight is the fifth game of a seven-game road trip for the Kings who are 1-3 so far on the trip. Sacramento has lost 10 of their last 11 matchups against Philadelphia including their last two games at the Wells Fargo Center. The Kings are 20 games under .500 but they are 16-19 when Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins and Isaiah Thomas are in the lineup. Sacramento is 18-6 when scoring 105 or more points in a game. The Kings are the only team in the NBA with three players averaging 20 or more points per game with Cousins at 22.2 PPG, Thomas as 20.3 PPG and Gay at 20.2 PPG.
22.2 PPG, 11.7 RPG, 1.3 BPG
Cousins, 23, is coming off of a bit of a down game against the Pistons where he scored 13 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. It snapped a five-game streak in which he scored 21 or more points. In six career games against the Sixers, Cousins is averaging 16.8 points, 10.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.
3.8 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 0.4 BPG
Sims, 23, is coming off another strong performance against the Knicks scoring 10 points and grabbing four rebounds. He has now scored 10 or more points in three of the last four games. Sims has played once against the Kings back in February with the Cavaliers scoring seven points and grabbing five rebounds before fouling out in 18 minutes of action.