Kings vs. 76ers Rescheduled After Postponement Due to Floor Moisture

December 10th, 2016 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

The Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers agreed to a makeup date for their Nov. 30 game that was postponed as a result of excess moisture on the floor at Wells Fargo Center. 

The Sixers announced Saturday they'll play the Kings Monday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. ET.

The Associated Press' Aaron Bracy reported the arena housed a Philadelphia Flyers hockey game the night before the Kings and 76ers were set to play in November. With the ice under the court, unseasonably warm weather may have caused the condensation.

"With our ice surface, sometimes humidity is our biggest opponent when we prepare for a game," said John Page, president of the Wells Fargo Complex. "We've never had an issue before, but we need to make sure we don't have this issue again."

Arena personnel did their best to dry the court off, and they received a helping hand from Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins, courtesy of the team's official Twitter account:

Rescheduling the game will cause a bit of congestion for both teams at the end of January.

The Kings play the Houston Rockets on Jan. 31, and when they ...

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