Age: 25 Height: 7-0 Weight: 240 lbs School: Kentucky
The Sacramento Kings have stung together six straight victories on their home court, but they'll draw a tough test Monday evening at Golden 1 Center. Sacramento shocked the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday evening, beating one of the beasts of the east by a final of 115-108. Buddy Hield scored 34 points on 7-of-13 shooting from behind the arc and Willie Cauley-Stein stepped up against All-Star Joel Embiid.
The Kings are learning how to win games in crunch time. Against a star-studded 76ers squad, Sacramento led by as many as 13 points, but Philly kept charging back, even taking a lead late in the fourth quarter. Led by the hot shooting of Buddy Hield and timely plays from Willie Cauley-Stein and Marvin Bagley, the Kings finished the night on an 11-3 run over the final 2:20 to come away with a huge 115-108 victory.