Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) goes to the basket against the Detroit Pistons during an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) goes to the basket against the Detroit Pistons during an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com

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Jason Jones, Sacramento Kings beat writer

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Kings erase 18-point deficit, top Pistons 100-94

By Jason Jones

jejones@sacbee.com

January 10, 2017 10:13 PM

Player of the game: DeMarcus Cousins posted game highs of 24 points, 13 rebounds and six assists as the Kings erased an 18-point deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 100-94 Tuesday night at Golden 1 Center. The Kings outscored the Pistons 32-17 in the fourth quarter and ended a three-game losing streak.

Turning point: Garrett Temple’s 3-pointer with 1:54 to play gave the Kings their first lead of the second half, 95-92.

X-factor: The reserves started the Kings’ comeback from 18 down in the third quarter. Kosta Koufos finished with 12 points and eight rebounds, and Omri Casspi grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds.

Records: Kings 16-22; Pistons 18-22

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