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Number crunch: Milestones for Cousins, Gay, Rondo during Kings win

Kings guard Rajon Rondo (9) calls a play as a smiling Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) goes down the court against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.
Kings guard Rajon Rondo (9) calls a play as a smiling Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) goes down the court against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. hamezcua@sacbee.com

A statistical look at the Kings’ 101-92 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday:

▪ 2: Triple doubles this season by Kings point guard Rajon Rondo as he records his second in three games with 14 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds. It was the 24th triple double of his career.

▪ 4: Three-pointers by All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, tying a career high.

▪ 6: Losses in a row by the Kings before Wednesday’s victory. Watch George Karl talk about how much winning can sway perception.

▪ 11: Omri Casspi’s season-high rebound total.

▪ 12: Days between Kings victories.

▪ 15: Points for Cousins in the first quarter.

▪ 25: Points for Rudy Gay, a season-high, on 10-of-14 shooting.

▪ 25: Years since the Kings last needed more than eight games to get their second win.

▪ 33: Season-high point total for Cousins.

▪ 38.2: Detroit’s shooting percentage (34 of 89) in the loss.

▪ 48: Minutes played by Rondo for the second consecutive game. The last player to do that in non-overtime games was Monta Ellis in 2010, according to ESPN.

▪ 56.3: Percent three-point shooting by the Kings (9 of 16).

▪ 92: The Pistons’ total points, marking the first time this season the Kings held an opponent to fewer than 100 points.

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Coach George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins talk about ending the losing streak.

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Compiled by Stuart Rosenberg

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