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A night of firsts as Kings host Spurs at Golden 1 Center

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, center, is fouled as he drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson, left, and guard Tony Parker during the first regular-season game at Golden 1 Center on Thursday, October 27, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, center, is fouled as he drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson, left, and guard Tony Parker during the first regular-season game at Golden 1 Center on Thursday, October 27, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. hamezcua@sacbee.com

A statistical look at the Kings’ first regular-season game at Golden 1 Center, a 102-94 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday:

1: Regular-season game at Golden 1 Center. More firsts below.

Category

Done by

Tip-off

Kings

Shot

DeMarcus Cousins, Kings (miss)

Basket

Cousins (layup)

Free throw

Cousins

3-pointer made

Kawhi Leonard, Spurs

Rebound

LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs

Assist

Rudy Gay, Kings

Steal

Arron Afflalo, Kings

Foul

Kosta Koufos, Kings (offensive)

Turnover

Kyle Anderson, Spurs

6: 3-pointers made by each team. The Kings were 6 of 20 (30 percent), the Spurs 6 of 18 (33.3 percent).

5: Steals for Leonard, a game high.

8: Blocked shots for the Spurs. The Kings didn’t have any.

9: Consecutive missed shots by the Kings in the third quarter, allowing the Spurs to take the lead.

11: Largest lead of the game. Both teams led by this amount at some point.

16: Rebounds for Cousins, a game high.

37: Points for Cousins, a game high.

37: Second-half points for the Kings. The Spurs scored 49 after the break.

38: Free throws attempted by the Kings, who made 32.

40: Total rebounds for each team.

View the box score here

Compiled by Noel Harris

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