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Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors: Injury report, predicted lineups and starting 5s - April 25th, 2021 | NBA Season 2020-21

Golden State Warriors v Sacramento Kings
Golden State Warriors v Sacramento Kings
Evan Tiwari
ANALYST
Modified 25 Apr 2021
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Playoff hopefuls the Golden State Warriors will lock horns with the Sacramento Kings at the Chase Center tonight.

The Warriors are 10th in the West with a 30-30 record, still looking to book a place in the top eight. Meanwhile, the Kings are twelfth with a dismal 24-35 record.

Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors injury report

Sacramento Kings

Milwaukee Bucks v Sacramento Kings
Milwaukee Bucks v Sacramento Kings

Mercurial point guard De'Aaron Fox is undergoing quarantine as per the league's health and safety protocols and is targeting an early-May return. Marvin Bagley is sidelined with a hand injury, while Robert Woodard II will miss the game because of a back problem.

Richaun Holmes is listed as probable following a hamstring issue.

Golden State Warriors

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Golden State Warriors v Washington Wizards

The Golden State Warriors will be without the services of Kent Bazemore and Damion Lee, as they are currently undergoing quarantine. Rookie James Wiseman is sidelined with a knee problem and sophomore Eric Paschall will not be able to feature due to a hip injury.

Klay Thompson is out for the season because of an ACL tear. Star point guard Stephen Curry is listed as probable, but he is expected to suit up for tonight's encounter.

Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors predicted lineups

Sacramento Kings

Tyrese Haliburton will start at point guard in De'Aaron Fox's absence. Buddy Hield will partner him in the backcourt, with Maurice Harkless starting at small forward.

Harrison Barnes has been impressive this season, putting up 16 points and 6 rebounds, and he will start at the 4. Hassan Whiteside is expected to retain his place as the starting center.

Delon Wright and Terence Davis are expected to play significant minutes as a part of the bench unit.

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Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry and Mychal Mulder will start in the Golden State Warriors' backcourt. Andrew Wiggins will start at the 3, with Kevon Looney taking the other forward spot. Draymond Green will start at center for the six-time NBA champions.

Kelly Oubre Jr. has been resigned to a bench role despite averaging 15 points and 6 rebounds this season.

Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors predicted starting 5s

Sacramento Kings

Point Guard - Tyrese Haliburton Shooting Guard - Buddy Hield Small Forward - Maurice Harkless Power Forward - Harrison Barnes Center - Hassan Whiteside

Golden State Warriors

Point Guard - Stephen Curry Shooting Guard - Mychal Mulder Small Forward - Andrew Wiggins Power Forward - Kevon Looney Center - Draymond Green

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Published 25 Apr 2021
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