Kings Host Jazz on “Here We Buy Night”: Game Preview

March 22, 2012; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings center Chuck Hayes (42) battles for the ball between Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) and shooting guard Gordon Hayward (20) during the fourth quarter at Power Balance Pavilion. The Utah Jazz defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-102. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight in Sacramento, the focus will be less on the game itself and more on the future of the Kings.

It is “Here We Buy Night,” where a sellout crowd is expected at Sleep Train Arena to rally to keep their team in Sacramento. The grassroots effort has already raised more than $23 million towards season tickets in a new stadium.

As for the game, things don’t look all too well for Kings after going 1-5 on their recent road trip. They face a Jazz team that is 28-23 and have been on fire since the New Year.

Hopefully the energy of the crowd will inspire a victory from the hapless, struggling Kings.

Probable Starters

Sacramento Kings

PG Thomas

SG Evans

SF Salmons

PF Thompson

C Cousins

Utah Jazz

PG Tinsely

SG Foye

SF Williams

PF Millsap

C Jefferson

Topics: Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz

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