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Number crunch: Houston has a problem, Kings slam Rockets

hamezcua@sacbee.com

A statistical look at the Kings’ 107-97 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night at Sleep Train Arena.

3: Wins in a row by the Kings, this one enjoyed by rapper Drake, who sat courtside.

3: Three-pointers made by Sacramento forward Omri Casspi in four attempts – the fourth time he’s had three three-pointers in a game this season. Casspi finished with 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting overall.

4: Points scored by Houston center Dwight Howard, one fewer tally than his personal-foul total in just under 28 minutes.

4: Consecutive double doubles for Kings’ All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins (26 points and 12 rebounds). Cousins has 12 double doubles in 17 games this season.

6: Steals by Kings forward Rudy Gay, a career high. Gay also added 17 points, including a thunderous dunk, and a game-high 13 rebounds.

13: Assists by Sacramento guard Darren Collison, a season high. He started in place of the suspended Rajon Rondo.

29: Turnovers by the Kings, a season high.

33: Points scored by Houston star James Harden, a game high.

49: Turnovers combined by the Kings and Rockets.

50.7: Shooting percentage by the Kings (38 of 75).

View the full box score.

Coach George Karl and players DeMarcus Cousins, Darren Collison and Rudy Gay reactions to victory against Rockets.

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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