A statistical look at the Kings’ 99-97 win over the New York Knicks on Thursday at Sleep Train Arena.
1: Rebound short of another triple double for Kings point guard Rajon Rondo. He finished with 16 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds – and one monstrous dunk.
3: Blocks by Kings forward Rudy Gay, his most since blocking three shots in a win over the Boston Celtics on Feb. 20 last season
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6: Points scored by Omri Casspi in the first half on two layups and a dunk, to go with five rebounds and two assists.
7: Kings who scored at least one basket in the first quarter.
13: Points scored by Knicks rookie forward Kristaps Porzingis, who is quickly winning over Knicks’ fans and has a shot at Rookie of the Year, The Bee’s Ailene Voisin writes.
14: Rebounds by Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, a game high. He also led New York with 23 points.
16: Points scored by Kings point guard Darren Collison off the bench on 7-for-12 shooting.
17: Assists by the Knicks, five more than Rondo and seven fewer than the Kings.
27: Points scored by Kings forward-center DeMarcus Cousins, a game high, on 7-for-25 shooting.
62: Points in the paint by the Kings, 36 more than the Knicks.
99: Points scored by the Kings, the second fewest in a victory this season. They beat the Magic 97-91 on Nov. 21.
Compiled by Jon Schultz