Seeking improvement on defense, Kings take on Timberwolves

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The Sacramento Kings are still trying to figure out how to complement their prolific scoring by improving their defense. The Kings lost their third in a row...
The Sacramento Kings are still trying to figure out how to complement their prolific scoring by improving their defense.

The Kings lost their third in a row on Saturday night when they failed to slow down the Milwaukee Bucks during a 129-128 loss even without two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Sacramento will try to snap its skid and work on this issue when it travels to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves on Monday night.

The Kings face the Wolves in the first of three meetings between the teams this month.

Both teams are coming off losses against Eastern Conference powers as Minnesota dropped its second consecutive game on Saturday at Philadelphia. The Wolves have lost seven of their past nine games.

Sacramento is giving up 118.7 points per game despite having one of the more prolific offenses in the league (114.8 points per…
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