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Number crunch: Kosta Koufos big in Kings loss to Suns

Kings point guard Darren Collison passes under Phoenix Suns’ Ronnie Price on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Phoenix.
Kings point guard Darren Collison passes under Phoenix Suns’ Ronnie Price on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Phoenix. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 118-97 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday:

▪ 0: Leads by the Kings.

▪ 4: Blocked shots for each team. Kings center Kosta Koufos was the only player with multiple blocks at two.

▪ 6: Kings players who took 10 or more shots.

▪ 7: Rebounds for Koufos, which led the team.

▪ 32: Team-high in minutes for Kings guard Darren Collison, who started the game.

▪ 11: Game-high rebounds for Suns center Tyson Chandler.

▪ 12: Free throws attempted by the Kings, compared to 22 for the Suns.

▪ 15: Minutes logged by Kings guard Ben McLemore, who played his first game this season off the bench. Read more on McLemore’s struggles.

▪ 14: Steals for the Suns. Eric Bledsoe led Phoenix with four.

▪ 16: Team-high points by Koufos.

▪ 17: Turnovers for the Kings.

▪ 19: Game-high points by Bledsoe.

▪ 21: The Suns’ largest lead, which was the final margin.

▪ 42: Points in the paint for the Kings.

▪ 60.9: Suns’ percentage in three-point shooting (14 for 23).

View the full box score from Wednesday’s game.

Compiled by Noel Harris

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