Marco Belinelli

Preview: Lakers at Sacramento Kings

Preview: Lakers at Sacramento Kings

The Lakers (0-1) play their first road game of the season on Friday night, visiting the Sacramento Kings (0-1).

The Kings lost their home opener on Wednesday to the Clippers, 111-104. The Lakers lost their opener at Staples Center to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 112-111.

Kobe Bryant missed the Lakers' shoot-around Friday with a sore throat but is expected to play. Larry Nance Jr. is questionable with knee tendinitis.

The Kings are healthy and talented with a number of new players joining stars DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay, including Rajon Rondo, Kosta Koufos, Marco Belinelli, Caron Butler and rookie Willie Cauley-Stein.

Key matchup

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