Sacramento Kings

Crunching the numbers in Kings’ loss to Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks’ Dwight Howard drives to the basket as the Sacramento Kings’ Rudy Gay defends. Kings Matt Barnes, left, and DeMarcus Cousins look on during an NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 in Atlanta.
The Atlanta Hawks’ Dwight Howard drives to the basket as the Sacramento Kings’ Rudy Gay defends. Kings Matt Barnes, left, and DeMarcus Cousins look on during an NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 in Atlanta. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A statistical look at the Kings’ 106-95 loss to the host Atlanta Hawks on Monday:

6: The Hawks’ rebounding advantage (44-38).

8: Points by the Kings’ Matt Barnes during the Kings’ 37-26 third quarter.

10: Points by the Kings’ Ben McLemore in the second quarter on 4-of-6 shooting. He finished with 12, making just one of his next five attempts.

13: Game-high lead held by the Hawks.

14: Points by the Kings’ Barnes (4 of 9) and DeMarcus Cousins (6 of 16).

14: Game-high rebounds by the Hawks’ Paul Millsap. He also had a game-high 8 assists.

17: Total second-half points by the Hawks (the Kings had 7).

22: Game-high points by the Kings’ Rudy Gay on 8-of-13 shooting.

28: The Hawks’ advantage in free-throw attempts over the Kings (47-19).

36: Total points in the paint by the Kings (the Hawks had 32).

38.4: Shooting percentage the Kings held over the Hawks in the third quarter (68.4-30) when they outscored them 37-26.

51.4: Kings’ second-half shooting percentage (19 for 37), but were still outscored 53-51.

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Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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