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Number crunch: Rudy Gay’s off-night, DeMarcus Cousins’ absence cost Kings

Kings forward Rudy Gay loses the ball as he is guarded by Minnesota’s Andrew Wiggins at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015.
Kings forward Rudy Gay loses the ball as he is guarded by Minnesota’s Andrew Wiggins at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. hamezcua@sacbee.com

A statistical look at the Kings’ 101-91 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.

0: Fast-break points for Minnesota.

1: Win for the Kings this season without DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup.

2: Points by the Kings’ Rudy Gay.

2: Home victories by Minnesota this season.

3: Points by Minnesota’s Kevin Martin, a former King.

4: Consecutive home victories Kings were trying to secure.

6: Losses for the Kings without Cousins this season.

6: Road wins this season for Minnesota.

12: Shots missed by Gay against one made.

16: Points and assists by the Kings’ Rajon Rondo. Read Rondo’s take on his franchise-record stats this season.

17: Consecutive wins to start the season by the Warriors, the Kings’ opponent Saturday.

20: Seasons played by Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett.

22: Age of the Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein and Ben McLemore.

39: Age of Garnett and teammate Andre Miller.

94.7: Free-throw percentage by Minnesota (18 of 19).

View the full box score here

Video: Jason Jones' three takeaways from Kings' loss to Minnesota.

Compiled by Randal Forshee

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