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    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) reacts after getting called for an offensive foul in the second quarter against the Charlotte Bobcats at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. (Jose Luis Villegas/ Sacramento Bee/ MCT)

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    Sacramento Kings small forward Rudy Gay (8) scores a layup past Charlotte Bobcats shooting guard Chris Douglas-Roberts (55) in the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. (Jose Luis Villegas/ Sacramento Bee/ MCT)

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    Charlotte Bobcats power forward Josh McRoberts (11) picks up a loose ball in front of Sacramento Kings power forward Derrick Williams (13), before passing it to Bobcats teammate Kemba Walker (15), in the second quarter at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. (Jose Luis Villegas/ Sacramento Bee/ MCT)

Kings can't hold off Bobcats, lose 113-103

Published: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 - 9:28 pm
Last Modified: Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 - 8:36 am

The Kings dropped their second consecutive game to start their five-game homestand, falling to the Charlotte Bobcats, 113-103, Saturday at Sleep Train Arena.

The Bobcats had lost five in a row before shooting a season-high 54.2 percent against the Kings' struggling defense. Charlotte entered the game shooting a league-worst 42 percent this season.

Kemba Walker scored 30 points for Charlotte (15-20) and center Al Jefferson had a season-high 27 points to go with nine rebounds. Charlotte matched their season high with 45 made field goals.

DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings (10-22) with 26 points. Isaiah Thomas had 21 points and eight assists. Rudy Gay had 17 points and 10 rebounds. Jason Thompson had season highs of 15 points and 14 rebounds.

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