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Kings confirm Chris Duarte sprained ankle during warmups against Pistons

Feb 8, 2024, 8:45 PM | Updated: Feb 9, 2024, 7:30 am

Chris Duarte #3 of the Sacramento Kings dribbling the ball while defended by Gary Payton II #0 and ...

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 15: Chris Duarte #3 of the Sacramento Kings dribbling the ball while defended by Gary Payton II #0 and Dario Saric #20 of the Golden State Warriors during the first half of an NBA game at Golden 1 Center on October 15, 2023 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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The Sacramento Kings confirmed Thursday night that guard Chris Duarte suffered a “moderate ankle sprain” during the team’s warmups against the Detroit Pistons.

He has already been listed as out against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. The team also said he’ll be re-evaluated in seven to 14 days.

Through 36 games, Chris Duarte is averaging 3.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, and just under one assist. As a backup, he’s playing about 13 minutes a game.

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will begin a brutal portion of its regular season schedule on Friday night when they face the defending champion Denver Nuggets at Golden 1 Center.

The Kings will face Denver (three times), Oklahoma City, Phoenix, the Los Angeles Clippers, and Minnesota Timberwolves over their next ten games.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Nuggets coverage, beginning at 5:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:00 PM PST tip-off from downtown Sacramento.

Upcoming Schedule

  • Friday, February 9th – Sacramento Kings vs. Denver Nuggets – 7:00 PM PST
  • Sunday, February 11th – Sacramento Kings @ Oklahoma City Thunder – 12:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, February 13th – Sacramento Kings @ Phoenix Suns – 7:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, February 14th – Sacramento Kings @ Denver Nuggets – 6:00 PM PST
  • NBA All-Star break – February 15-21
  • Thursday, February 22nd – Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs – 7:00 PM PST

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