Sacramento Kings

Number crunch: And 13 years later ... Kings leave Dallas as winners

Rajon Rondo (9) shouts at the Kings’ bench as they play the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Dallas. The Kings won 104-101.
Rajon Rondo (9) shouts at the Kings’ bench as they play the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Dallas. The Kings won 104-101. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 104-101 win over the host Dallas Mavericks on Thursday:

7: Free-throw attempts total by both teams before the fourth quarter, when the Kings made 10 of 20 from the foul line.

7-20: Kings’ record when scoring 104 or fewer points this season.

12-3: Kings’ record when holding opponents to 101 points or fewer this season.

13: Years since the Kings last won in Dallas, ending a 22-game losing streak there that dated to Feb. 27, 2003, when Sacramento won 126-124 in overtime.

14: Personal fouls called on the Kings, compared to 25 on the Mavericks.

16: Points scored by the Kings reserve Marco Belinelli for the second consecutive night.

18: Points scored by Kings point guard Rajon Rondo, to go with 12 assists and three steals, in his first game in Dallas since his tumultuous breakup with the team last season.

24.1 percent: Three-point shooting by the Mavericks (7 for 29). The Kings allow 36.9 percent shooting from beyond the arc this season.

84.8 percent: Free-throw shooting by Belinelli this season entering Thursday, when he went 1 for 4, including two misses with 10.1 seconds left and the Kings clinging to a three-point lead.

101: Points scored by the Mavericks, the fewest for a Kings opponent since a 103-101 win over Utah on Jan. 14.

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Compiled by Jon Schultz

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