The Kings played their final home game of the season Tuesday, and they certainly didn’t disappoint the fans who came to see them win.
Point guard Ty Lawson had a triple-double, finishing with 22 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in a 129-104 victory over the Phoenix Suns at Golden 1 Center.
Here’s a statistical look at the game and how social media reacted to it.
BY THE NUMBERS
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0: Times the Kings trailed the Suns.
1: Career triple-doubles for Kings guard Ty Lawson.
3: Victories over the Suns in four meetings this season.
4: 3-pointers made by Kings rookie guard Buddy Hield in eight attempts.
17: Victories at Golden 1 Center this season, which is one home win fewer than last season, when the Kings played at Sleep Train Arena.
22: Points scored by Suns rookie forward Marquese Chriss, a Pleasant Grove High School graduate who was drafted by the Kings then traded to Phoenix that day.
23: Fast-break points for the Kings. The Suns scored just 10.
26: The Kings’ largest lead of the game.
28: Assists for the Kings, led by Lawson.
30: Points scored by Hield, a career high.
54: Points in the paint for the Kings. The Suns scored 54.
55: Rebounds by the Kings, led by Lawson.
129: Points scored by the Kings, their highest total this season.
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