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Numbers crunch: Cousins returns, but Kings fall to Spurs

Kings forward Rudy Gay, left, drives against San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard during the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.
Kings forward Rudy Gay, left, drives against San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard during the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 106-88 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday:

▪ 3: Minutes played by former King Ray McCallum in his first game back at Sleep Train Arena. Read how McCallum relishes the opportunity to learn from Tony Parker.

▪ 4: Consecutive losses by the Kings to the Spurs dating to last season.

▪ 6: Consecutive losses by the Kings.

▪ 6: Missed shots by the Kings during the Spurs’ 12-0 fourth-quarter run.

▪ 8: Consecutive opponents who have scored more than 100 points against the Kings.

▪ 12: Game-high assists by the Kings’ Rajon Rondo, who played a game-high 48 minutes.

▪ 16: Points by Marco Belinelli off the Kings’ bench.

▪ 17: Points by Omri Casspi off the Kings’ bench.

▪ 20: The Spurs’ advantage in points in the paint (52-32).

▪ 21: Team-high points by DeMarcus Cousins after missing four games. See a video pointing out how the Kings struggle without DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup.

▪ 34: Fourth-quarter points by the Spurs.

▪ 39: Age of the Spurs’ Tim Duncan, who had a game-high 14 rebounds.

▪ 43: Points by the Kings’ starters.

▪ 69: Points by the Spurs’ starters.

▪ 88: Season-low points by the Kings.

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Rudy Gay's son plays with his cell phone during interview after San Antonio Spurs on Nov. 9, 2015.

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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