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Number crunch: Rondo triple double, excellent free-throw shooting fall short

Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins grabs one of his 12 rebounds Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Atlanta. The Kings fell 103-97 to the Hawks.
Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins grabs one of his 12 rebounds Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Atlanta. The Kings fell 103-97 to the Hawks. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 103-97 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

▪ 0: Points scored by Kings rookie center Willie Cauley-Stein in 14 minutes.

▪ 3: Consecutive games won by the Kings until Wednesday.

▪ 4: Triple doubles by Rajon Rondo in six games. The point guard had 12 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists against the Hawks.

▪ 5: Three-pointers made by the Kings in 16 attempts. Starting shooting guard Ben McLemore was 3 for 3. Forward DeMarcus Cousins and guard Darren Collison each made one.

▪ 16: Rebounds by Hawks forward Paul Millsap, a game high.

▪ 19: Fast-break points for the Kings, compared to nine for the Hawks.

▪ 21: Turnovers by the Kings, which led to 19 Atlanta points.

▪ 24: Points by Cousins, a game high.

▪ 37: Total fouls called. No player had more than four (Cousins, Millsap).

▪ 54: Points in the paint for the Kings, compared to 42 for the Hawks.

▪ 88.9: Free-throw percentage for the Kings in the loss. They were 16 of 18; Cousins had both misfires (he was 9 of 11).

View the full box score here

Compiled by Noel Harris

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