Gameday: Warriors Wrap Up Homestand Without Durant, Curry

OAKLAND -- The bruised and bandaged Warriors will try to close out a sweep of their brief three-game homestand against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night at Oracle Arena.

Coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area begins at 6:30, with tipoff scheduled for 7:35.

Both Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have been ruled out, and Andre Iguodala may join them on the sideline. The Warriors (15-5) without Durant posted weekend victories over the Bulls and the Pelicans.

Despite an offseason roster makeover, the Kings (5-14) continue to struggle. The additions of veterans George Hill, Zach Randolph and Vince Carter, along with intriguing rookie point guard De'Aaron Fox, have been enough to make some games interesting but have had little impact in the standings.


Warriors by 13.5


Zaza Pachulia vs. Zach Randolph: For the third consecutive game, Pachulia faces a beast on the block. Randolph is old (36) and slow and incredibility crafty, with footwork as good as anyone in the league. He averaged 17 points on 54.7-percent over the past four games. Z-Bo doesn't play big minutes, but he's still a load on offense.


Warriors: F Draymond Green (R foot contusion) listed as questionable Sunday as been cleared to play. F Andre Iguodala (L knee soreness) is listed as doubtful. G Stephen Curry (R hand contusion) and F Kevin Durant (L ankle sprain) are listed as out. C Damian Jones is on assignment with the G-League Santa Cruz Warriors.

Kings: F Harry Giles (bilateral knee rehabilitation) is listed as out.


Warriors: 8-2. Kings: 4-6.


Tony Brothers (lead), Leroy Richarson and Derek Richardson.


The Warriors won three of four meetings last season and have won 16 of the last 18 overall. They have won eight straight in Oakland and 19 of the last 22.


FIND THE MONEY: Without their two top scorers, Curry and Durant, the Warriors will have to manufacture points from unexpected sources. Though much of the load will fall on Klay Thompson, the team's No. 3 scorer, a couple teammates capable of scoring will have to produce. Omri Casspi and Nick Young are two good bets. David West, having a wonderful season, is another.

READY, SET, GO: There are some teams that the Warriors will do all they can to prod into a track meet. The Kings are such a team. They rank 27th in defensive rating, 28th in pace, 28th in field-goal percentage, dead last in points per game (94.3) and rebounding percentage. Solid defense of the 3-point arc would give the Warriors a decided advantage.

THE GIFT OF JEWELRY: Matt Barnes, a member of the 2007 "We Believe" Warriors that was added to the roster late last season, is scheduled to receive his championship ring in a pregame ceremony. His presenter: Draymond Green.

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