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Sacramento Kings standings: Is a playoff spot still in reach?

Apr 3, 2024, 11:11 AM

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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 02: Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings talks to Keegan Murray #13 during a time out of their game against the LA Clippers in the second half at Golden 1 Center on April 02, 2024 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 Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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A big win over Los Angeles helped the Sacramento Kings move up a spot in the Western Conference standings.

When the Kings (44-31) beat the fourth-seed Clippers, it helped them in a few ways in the Western Conference standings. First, the win moved them back to the seventh seed in the standings, swapping spots with the now-eighth-seed Suns (44-31). Phoenix did not play Tuesday night, however, they face the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday evening.

Sacramento currently holds the tie-breaker over Phoenix.

Thanks to the Dallas Mavericks’ loss to the Golden State Warriors, the Kings are now just one game behind the fifth-seed Mavs and sixth-seed New Orleans Pelicans with seven games remaining.

Sacramento Kings standings in the NBA's Western Conference.

Sacramento Kings standings in the NBA’s Western Conference.

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will travel to the East Coast for a four-game trip that begins on Thursday night against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

The Kings and Knicks battled it out at Golden 1 Center on March 16th, with New York doing enough to scrape out a 98-91 win in a game that saw Sacramento nearly post a season-low in field goal percentage (35%) while also struggling from deep (27%).

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Knicks coverage, beginning at 3:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 4:30 PM PST tip-off from New York City.

Upcoming schedule for the Kings

  • Friday, April 5th – Kings @ Boston Celtics – 4:30 PM PST
  • Sunday, April 7th – Kings @ Brooklyn Nets – 4:30 PM PST
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Kings @ Oklahoma City Thunder – 5 PM PST
  • Thursday, April 11th – Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans – 7 PM PST

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