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Crunching numbers in the Kings’ road loss to the New York Knicks

Coach Dave Joerger likes how Kings "competed" in loss at Knicks

Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger has seen his starters struggle through opening quarters of several games, but on Sunday night vs. The Knicks in New York, it was the bench that had their struggles throughout the game. The second unit for the Ki
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Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger has seen his starters struggle through opening quarters of several games, but on Sunday night vs. The Knicks in New York, it was the bench that had their struggles throughout the game. The second unit for the Ki

A statistical look at the Kings’ 106-98 loss to the New York Knicks on Sunday at Madison Square Garden:

3: Consecutive losses for the Kings.

5: Days before the Kings and Knicks meet again. The teams will play Friday at Golden 1 Center.

5: Lead changes.

4: 3-pointers made by Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins, a game high. He was 4 for 10 from outside the arc.

6: Dunks in the game, including four by the Knicks.

14: Rebounds collected by Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis, a game high.

18: Longest run of the game, achieved by the Kings in the third quarter.

18: Turnovers for the Kings, compared to 11 for the Knicks.

21: Largest lead of the game, held by the Knicks.

32.3: Shooting percentage for the Kings, a season low. They were 31 of 96.

36: Points scored by Cousins, a game high.

38: Points in the paint for each team.

43: Minutes played by Cousins, a game high.

47: Double-doubles for Cousins in the last four seasons.

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Sacramento Kings center, DeMarcus Cousins, doesn't find it hard to stay encouraged as the Kings mount another loss against the New York Knicks on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. Keeping a positive mindset, "can be a tough task," according to Cousins; and so

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