Kings looking to beat league leading Taipans while missing marquee player Josh Childress.
San Antonio have never gone back to back in their four previous championship defences. They face a two-way battle for the NBA championship this season with Cleveland and Chicago the contenders for their crown. Fairfax Media has prised its basketball experts away from their League Pass long enough to make their 15 for '15 predictions.
Andrew Gaze fears the "light" ban handed to Josh Childress could harm Australian basketball.