Looking forward to Warriors preseason matchup with Kings

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 25: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warriors drives to the basket in the second half against the Sacramento Kings at Chase Center on February 25, 2020 in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 25: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warriors drives to the basket in the second half against the Sacramento Kings at Chase Center on February 25, 2020 in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) /
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The Golden State Warriors won their first pre-season game against the Denver Nuggets with a final score of 107-105. They now will look forward to playing the Sacramento Kings, who are 1-1 in preseason play.

The Warriors won their recent game against the Denver Nuggets in preseason play. Steve Kerr allowed some of the starters to play around 20 minutes, including Stephen Curry and Andrew Wiggins.

The recent number two overall pick in the 2020 draft James Wiseman did not get to play in the first game due to Covid-19. Along with Wiseman, Draymond Green was also absent from the rotation dealing with the same issue.

Coach Kerr did verify recently that the two will also miss the game against Sacramento, leaving the starting lineup the same as it was on Saturday. Sacramento’s first two games were against Portland, were they split the two games.

In this one, there are a few players on the Kings that Warriors fans should know about:

Key players for Sacramento

Tyrese Haliburton, G

The 6-foot-5 point guard may have been the steal of the draft, as he was projected to go in the top five but instead went at 12 to the Kings. In his first two performances, he is playing pretty well, especially considering he is a rookie.

In his first game, Halliburton only played 20 minutes but still managed to produce for his team. He shot 2-for-4 from the field with five points and was able to pull down three rebounds. In his last game, the Kings played him 30 minutes and he showed he can produce with more minutes.

With 11 points, seven assists and six rebounds Halliburton led the bench unit on the floor. The Warriors will need to watch him in transition, as he will grab the board and push the pace.

Kyle Guy, G

You may remember him from his time with Virginia in college, but Guy is now in his second year of the NBA. In his rookie season he did not play much but is showing this preseason he can contribute.

In his last game, Guy came off the bench and contributed 14 points to lead the team in scoring. He was able to hit three threes on seven attempts, while also snagging five rebounds. Guy is a very skilled shooter, and Golden State will need to keep a hand up around him.

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The Kings will use this time to get their young players as much time as possible to prepare them for regular season minutes, as should Golden State.