Kings’ Injury Report: Kevin Huerter Nearing Return, Keon Ellis Out, Sasha Vezenkov Questionable vs. Pelicans

4:30 PM : Kevin Huerter Will play tonight.

12:50 PM : Tonight, the Sacramento Kings are up against the New Orleans Pelicans in the second night of a back-to-back ties.

Kevin Huerter might make a comeback after sitting out last night’s match against the Dallas Mavericks; he’s now upgraded to Questionable.

Huerter, 25, injured his finger in the third quarter of the Kings’ 129-120 win over the San Antonio Spurs last Friday. Despite the setback, he made a strong return to the game, hitting a crucial 3-pointer in the final minutes.

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This season, Huerter has been scoring an average of 13.5 points per game, with a 38.2 percent success rate from beyond the three-point line. Even though he had a slow start in three-point shooting, he has impressively made 24 of them in the last six games.

The Kings are on a hot streak, winning six consecutive games, including a victory over the Dallas Mavericks last night. They’re now preparing for the fourth game of a challenging six-game road trip.

More on the injury front, Keon Ellis is out due to a left ankle sprain, Sasha Vezenkov is questionable with a sore left thumb, and Trey Lyles and Alex Len remain unavailable.

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