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Number crunch: Rondo, Cousins shine in Kings’ win over Nets

Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins, left, goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The Kings won 111-109.
Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins, left, goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The Kings won 111-109. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 111-109 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.

▪ 2: Consecutive victories for the Kings, giving the team its first winning streak of the season.

▪ 3: Rajon Rondo had his third triple double in four games. He had 23 points, 10 rebounds and a game-high 14 assists.

▪ 4: Game-high blocks for Brooklyn center Brook Lopez.

▪ 9: Field goals for Kings center DeMarcus Cousins in the second half. He made just one in the first half.

▪ 11: Kings who played Friday, excluding regular starting forward Rudy Gay, who missed the game with a stomach illness. Caron Butler started in his place.

▪ 15: Largest lead of the game; Brooklyn led 54-39 and 56-41 in the second quarter.

▪ 21: Points for Cousins in the third quarter.

▪ 40: Season-high point total for Cousins.

▪ 44: Minutes played by Rondo, a game-high.

▪ 76.9: The Kings’ free-throw percentage (20 for 26), which is the team’s second-highest mark this season. They shot 80 percent (20 for 25) in a loss to Memphis on Nov. 3.

View the full box score here

Rajon Rondo’s triple double, DeMarcus Cousins’ 40 points propel Kings past Nets.

Compiled by Noel Harris

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