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Saturday, November 2nd (All times Eastern)

Sacramento Kings (1-1) at Golden State Warriors (1-1), 10:30 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Golden State Warriors will try to rebound from a disappointing, nationally televised loss Thursday night when they host the Sacramento Kings at Oracle Arena on Saturday.

The Warriors fell to the Los Angeles Clippers, their primary rivals in the Pacific Division, 126-115. This came a day after the Warriors clobbered the Lakers, 125-94.

Offense clearly hasn't been a problem for the Warriors in the early going, but defense and turnovers have plagued them. Golden State allowed that huge point total to the Clippers, specifically the 42 Chris Paul scored, but gave the ball away 25 times, which led to 28 Clippers points.

"We had some break downs, too many turn overs," said head coach Mark Jackson. "I thought at times we were very good and there were times where we can't turn the basketball over that much. They made us paid the price."

The game against the Clippers got chippy. Blake Griffin stepped on Jackson's foot during an inbounds pass and Jackson and Griffin had a lengthy conversation about it.

Andrew Bogut of the Warriors and DeAndre Jordan got into a pushing match and were both whistled for technical fouls.

Paul's game eclipsed a big scoring night for Steph Curry. He netted 38 points on 9-for-14 3-point shooting. Curry also had nine assists, but committed a whopping 11 turnovers.

David Lee scored 22 points, followed by 17 from Bogut, 14 points and 11 assists by Andre Iguodala and 10 points out of Klay Thompson, who torched the Lakers for 38.

Sacramento will play its first road game of the season and split its first two home games versus Denver and the Clippers. After taking down the Nuggets 90-88 on Wednesday, the Kings dropped a 110-101 decision to the Clippers on Friday.

DeMarcus Cousins posted 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Isaiah Thomas had a game-high 29 points off the bench. Marcus Thornton delivered 17 points for the Kings, who lost despite shooting a decent 45.6 percent for the game and made only 6-of-17 3-pointers.

The Kings had a 92-90 lead at one point, but L.A. pulled away for good.

"Any time we play a division rival it's going to be a hotly-contested game. We just have to have great mental toughness," Kings coach Michael Malone said.

A 31-24 advantage for the Clippers and 26 points by Chris Paul were too much for Sacramento. The Kings will have to ride Cousins once again unless they get another performance from Thomas. But in two games this season, Cousins has two double-doubles to combine for 54 points and 24 boards. He had 30 points and 14 rebounds against the Nuggets.

The Kings took three of four from the Warriors last season, including a late- season victory in Oakland, where they are 5-15 in the past 20.

11/02 10:34:49 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 3
NOR 2
 
Final
PHI 1
ATL 0
Final
DET 7
CLE 5
Final
MIN 7
TOR 0
Final
TEX 8
SEA 6
Final
SFG 1
LOS 2
Final
SDP 1
COL 3
Final
PIT 11
MIL 2
Final
WAS 0
STL 8
Final
TAM 2
NYY 10
Final
MIN 9
TOR 5
Final
CWS 1
BOS 3
Final
HOU 1
KAN 5
Final
NYR 4
PHI 1
3rd Intermission
STL 3
CHI 3
 
2nd Intermission
COL 2
MIN 4
 
1st Intermission
SJS 3
LOS 0
 
Final
DUR 3
NOR 2