Player of the game: DeMarcus Cousins scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and also grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds to help the Kings end their four-game losing streak.
Turning point: After the Hornets took a 95-94 lead, the Kings went on an 8-0 run to regain control of the game.
Key stat: The Kings gave up 15 points off 13 turnovers. The Kings had allowed an average of 24.3 points off turnovers in their previous four games.
X-factor: Ben McLemore had a season-high 27 points for the Kings. He scored 13 points in the fourth quarter.
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Records: Kings 22-4, Hornets 28-35
Injury update: Hornets center Al Jefferson left the game in the third quarter with an ankle injury. Kemba Walker came off the bench for Charlotte after missing 18 games with a knee injury and surgery.
Up next: The Kings play at Philadelphia on Friday, 4 p.m., CSNCA