A matchup on Sunday night between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers will be under the spotlight for the NBA preseason. Unfortunately, one of the top young stars for the Lakers is expected to miss the game due to injury. The two teams will play in Las Vegas, Nevada where the teams also met during the NBA Summer League games. Here's the latest on the Kings vs. Lakers preseason game scheduled for Sunday evening in Vegas.

Preseason game preview

The Sacramento Kings have gone 1-1 so far during their exhibition games, while the Los Angeles Lakers have yet to win a game and are 0-3.

The Kings defeated the Spurs 106-100 in their first preseason game and then fell by 20 points at San Antonio just a few days ago. Los Angeles has dropped all three games, losing to Minnesota and then Denver twice. While Lonzo Ball has played decently, it's been their other rookie Kyle Kuzma impressive early on. He scored 21 points on 7-for-9 shooting in the loss to the Nuggets several days ago.

For tonight's game, both teams have a variety of injured players ahead of the matchup. The Sacramento Kings have star players George Hill, Vince Carter, and Zach Randolph among those on the "day-to-day" listing. The L.A. Lakers have their young star Lonzo Ball listed as well as center Andrew Bogut. In particular, Ball is of concern and may not play again this preseason for Los Angeles.

The Sacramento Kings are listed as one to two-point favorites for tonight's point spread. For moneyline bettors, the Kings are listed as -135 favorites at 5 Dimes online sportsbook, while the Lakers are +115 underdogs. For the over/under points total, bettors are looking at 218 points for the complete game in Las Vegas.

How to watch it live

The Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers game goes live starting at 9 p.m. Eastern Time. This game will be televised nationally on the ESPN network for cable and satellite subscribers. Those customers who have ESPN as part of their TV package should also be able to see a live stream feed of that game on the WatchESPN website or mobile apps.

In addition, anyone who currently has a hi-speed internet connection can sign up for a one-week free trial of SlingTV. The channel streaming service offers ESPN as part of its basic channel package called Sling Blue. That will allow customers to watch tonight's game along with other content from ESPN and other channels in the next week. See full details on how to sign up for the service at Sling.com official website.