Jan 12, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings point guard Tyreke Evans (13) attempts a shot over Miami Heat power forward Rashard Lewis (9) during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Miami Heat defeated the Sacramento Kings 128-99. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

Kings Take on Defending Champions Miami Heat: Game Preview

All Sacramento has to do to snap its five-game losing streak and eight-game skid on the road is beat the 40-14 defending champions Miami Heat down in South Beach.

Seems highly unlikely, right?

The Kings will battle “The King” tonight, and will face an extremely tough task as the Heat have won a season-high 11 straight games.

Miami is coming off a win over Cleveland when they blew a 22-point lead, but rallied in the fourth quarter for the win.

Sacramento was blown out in New Orleans on Sunday. down by as many as 20 in the final quarter.

The Heat have won eight straight and 16 of the last 17 matchups with the Kings, and all arrows are pointing towards another easy victory tonight.

Probable Starters

Sacramento Kings

PG Thomas

SG Evans

SF Salmons

PF Thompson

C Cousins

Miami Heat

PG Chalmers

SG Wade

SF James

PF Haslem

C Bosh

 

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