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Crunching numbers in the Kings’ home loss to the San Antonio Spurs

Arron Afflalo, left, Matt Barnes and the Sacramento Kings couldn’t contain Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs in an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.
Arron Afflalo, left, Matt Barnes and the Sacramento Kings couldn’t contain Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs in an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 110-105 loss to the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday:

2: Dunks in the game. Kings center DeMarcus Cousins had one, Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard had the other.

2: Victories for the Spurs in two trips to Golden 1 Center.

3: Consecutive losses for the Kings. The last win came on Nov. 8 at home against New Orleans.

3: Spurs players who scored 20 or more points. The only King to reach 20-plus points was Cousins, who led all scorers with 26.

4: Steals and 3-pointers made by Leonard, both game highs. He had five steals when the Spurs beat the Kings on Oct. 27.

6: Victories in six road games for the Spurs this season.

7: Assists for Spurs guard Tony Parker, a game high.

10: Rebounds for Cousins in the fourth quarter. He was the only player in the game with double-digit rebounds.

13: Longest run of the game, achieved by the Kings in the fourth quarter. Sacramento, which trailed by 18, got the Spurs’ lead down to five in a 2:33 span.

14: Second-chance points scored by each team.

17: Total rebounds for Cousins.

18: Largest lead of the game, held by the Spurs. The Kings’ biggest lead was three.

31: Free-throw attempts by the Kings, with 24 made (77.4 percent). The Spurs were 13 of 17 (76.5 percent).

34: Fourth-quarter points scored by the Kings, but not enough to erase a 13-point deficit after three.

View the box score here

See a photo gallery here

“They ran what they wanted to do,” coach Dave Joerger said. “They got the shots where they wanted to get them, they cut where they wanted to cut, they drove where they wanted to drive. (We) made the game very, very easy for the Spurs.” “I’ll take

Visiting Sacramento to take on the Kings, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich talks about why he felt the need to speak up about President-elect Donald Trump. Video from Nov. 17, 2016.

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