Player of the game: Rudy Gay scored a game-high 31 points to help the Kings end their eight-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Turning point: The Pacers had a chance to cut their deficit to 95-94 after a steal by David West, but C.J. Miles missed an open three-pointer with 37.9 seconds left and the Kings survived after leading by as many as 23 points.
Key stat: The Kings held the Pacers to 41.3 percent shooting to help offset shooting just 42.5 percent.
X-factor: Even though he shot just 6 of 24, DeMarcus Cousins dominated the glass with 19 rebounds to go with 20 points before fouling out.
Injury update: Cousins played through a sprained left ankle and Carl Landry played through a sprained right wrist. The Pacers were without Lavoy Allen (sore right knee) and have been without Paul George (fractured right leg) all season.
Up next: The Kings (17-29) host Golden State on Tuesday.