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Number crunch: Cousins sparks Kings’ win

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, center, scores a game-high 39 points as the Kings defeat the Denver Nuggets 114-110 for their third win in a row. ... Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton, left, and center Nikola Jokic, defend Cousins late in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Denver.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, center, scores a game-high 39 points as the Kings defeat the Denver Nuggets 114-110 for their third win in a row. ... Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton, left, and center Nikola Jokic, defend Cousins late in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Denver. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 114-110 win over the Nuggets on Tuesday:

3: Wins in a row by the Kings.

3: Blocked shots by the Kings’ Quincy Acy and Rudy Gay.

8: Nuggets players with double-figure scoring.

9: Kings’ turnovers after the first quarter, when they had seven.

10: Points by Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein, four in the fourth quarter on 2-for-2 shooting.

10.8: Advantage the Kings (51.8) had over the Nuggets (41.0) in shooting percentage.

12: Advantage the Kings (44) had in rebounds over the Nuggets (32).

14: Fourth-quarter points by the Nuggets’ Will Barton.

14: Kings’ largest lead in the fourth quarter.

35.7: Nuggets’ first-half shooting percentage.

39: Game-high points by Kings center DeMarcus Cousins.

55.6: Nuggets’ fourth-quarter shooting percentage (the Kings shot 36.8).

55.8: Kings’ first-half shooting percentage.

85.7: Kings center DeMarcus Cousins’ first-half shooting percentage (6 for 7 for 16 points)

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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