Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins had team-highs in points (24), rebounds (13) and assists (6) 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 had team-highs in points (24), rebounds (13) and assists (6) 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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Kings shrug off Pistons’ 11-point fourth-quarter lead

By Jeff Caraska

jcaraska@sacbee.com

January 10, 2017 10:57 PM

A statistical look at the Kings’ 100-94 win over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night at Golden 1 Center:

4: Fourth-quarter rebounds by the Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi (who had a season-high 10). The Kings outrebounded the Pistons 14-8 in the quarter.

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7: Blocked shots by the Pistons’ Andre Drummond.

10: Advantage by the Kings bench (28) over the Pistons (10).

11: Pistons’ largest lead in the fourth quarter.

12: Kings’ offensive rebounds. They had one in their Sunday loss to Golden State.

13: Game-high rebounds by the Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins.

18: Largest lead by the Pistons.

20.6: Advantage the Kings (55.6) held over the Pistons (35.0) in shooting percentage during the fourth quarter.

32: Points by the Kings in the fourth quarter. They held the Pistons to 17.

38: Games it took the Kings to get their 22nd win. It took them 39 games last season.

54.2: Kings’ 3-point shooting percentage (13 of 24).

80: Shooting percentage by Cousins from 3-point range (4 of 5).

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