A statistical look at the Kings’ 116-110 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Friday:
0: Shots taken by Quincy Acy, who made his eighth start of the season for the Kings.
1: Shot made by the Kings’ Ben McLemore, out of seven.
2: Key players the Kings were without – Omri Casspi and Marco Belinelli – because of trips to the dentist.
4: Three-pointers made out of four attempted by the Kings’ Rudy Gay in the first half.
5: Shots made by Kings rookie Willie Cauley-Stein, out of five taken.
9: Days since the Kings played their last game because of the All-Star break.
9: Assists by the Kings’ Rajon Rondo, who needed one more to post his sixth triple double of the season (24 points, 10 rebounds).
11.9: Assists per averaged by Rondo entering the game, on pace to be most since John Stockton’s 12.3 in 1994-95.
12: Free throws out of 15 made by the Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins.
24: With Acy starting, points allowed in the first quarter by the Kings.
30: Points – or more – the Kings had given up in the first quarter in nine consecutive games.
32: Double doubles by Cousins this season. He had 37 points and 20 rebounds Friday.
34: Points allowed off of turnovers by the Kings, a season high.
70: Kings’ first-half points.
109.1: Points allowed per game, a league high, by the Kings entering Friday.