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Number crunch: Fourth-quarter push sends Kings over Raptors

Kings forward Rudy Gay scores against the Toronto Raptors during an NBA game on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. Gay scored a season-high 27 points.
Kings forward Rudy Gay scores against the Toronto Raptors during an NBA game on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. Gay scored a season-high 27 points. hamezcua@sacbee.com

A statistical look at the Kings’ 107-101 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.

▪ 3: Kings’ winning streaks of at least three games last season.

▪ 3: Team-high three-pointers by the Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins. Cousins is among those stepping forward with offers to help pay the funeral expenses of a slain Grant High football player.

▪ 9: Advantage in fourth-quarter points by the Kings (28-19).

▪ 11: Unanswered points by the Kings in the game’s final 2:50.

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

▪ 14: Assists by the Kings’ Rajon Rondo.

▪ 18: Assists by the Raptors.

▪ 24: Advantage in points in the paint by the Kings (52) over the Raptors (28).

▪ 27: Season-high points by the Kings’ Rudy Gay on 10-of-16 shooting.

▪ 36: Game-high points by Cousins, who is averaging 28 points a game this season and 36 points during the Kings’ three-game winning streak.

▪ 40: Kings’ three-point shooting percentage (10 of 25) against Toronto.

▪ 43: Game-high minutes played by Rondo, who has not played fewer than 43 minutes since Nov. 6 in a 116-110 loss to the Rockets. Read a story about the impending return of Darren Collison, which should ease Rondo’s workload.

▪ 44: Kings’ three-point shooting percentage in their past three wins (30 of 68).

▪ 55: Shooting percentage by Cousins (12 of 22) against Toronto.

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Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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