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Number crunch – Harden fills stat sheet for Rockets over Kings

Kings rookie center Willie Cauley-Stein takes a breather during against the Houston Rockets at Sleep Train Arena on Friday, Nov. 6.
Kings rookie center Willie Cauley-Stein takes a breather during against the Houston Rockets at Sleep Train Arena on Friday, Nov. 6. hamezcua@sacbee.com

A statistical look at the Kings’ 116-110 loss to the Houston Rockets on Friday:

▪ 1: Starts this season for Marco Belinelli, who debuted in the starting lineup Friday.

▪ 4: Consecutive losses by the Kings.

▪ 5: Different starting lineups in six games by Kings coach George Karl.

▪ 11: Wins for the Kings without DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup since his 2010 rookie season.

▪ 13: Field goals made, free throws made and assists by the Rockets’ James Harden.

▪ 15: Minutes played by the Kings’ Seth Curry, who faces his brother Stephen of the Warriors on Saturday.

▪ 20: Shooting percentage (2 of 10) of Belinelli.

▪ 21: Points by the Rockets’ James Harden in the first half.

▪ 36: Losses for the Kings without Cousins in the lineup since 2010.

▪ 42.8: Points allowed in the paint per game by the the Kings entering Friday.

▪ 43: Total points scored by Harden.

▪ 44: Points allowed in the paint Friday by the Kings.

▪ 56.1: Rockets’ field-goal percentage in the first half.

▪ 61: Points by Rockets in the first half.

▪ 74: Points in the first half by Warriors – the Kings’ opponent Saturday – in a 119-104 win over Denver.

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Compiled by Randal Forshee

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