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Number crunch: Kings’ rough March continues with loss to Jazz

The Bee's Jason Jones' three takeaways after the Kings loss to Utah

Jason Jones three takeaways after Sacramento Kings make it five loses in a row after 108-99 loss to Jazz.
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Jason Jones three takeaways after Sacramento Kings make it five loses in a row after 108-99 loss to Jazz.

A statistical look at the Kings’ 108-99 loss to the Utah Jazz on Sunday:

1: Win in March for the Kings in seven games.

4: Three-pointers made Utah’s Gordon Hayward (4 of 9) and Shelvin Mack (4 of 6).

5: Consecutive losses for the Kings.

6: Three-pointers made by the Jazz in the first quarter.

7.5: Games that the Kings trail the Dallas Mavericks for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

8: Steals for both teams.

9: Assists for Kings guard Rajon Rondo, who failed to get at least 10 for just the 19th time in 62 games.

10: Rebounds for Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, a team high.

14: Rebounds for Jazz forward Derek Favors, a game high.

20: Points for Kings forward Omri Casspi off the bench, which led all reserves.

31: Points for Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, a game high.

35: Minutes played by Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, a team high. Cousins missed the team’s last game due to suspension.

42.9: Three-point percentage for both teams – the Jazz were 12 of 28, the Kings were 9 of 21.

"That wasn't no suspension from the organization," said Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, "that was a suspension from the head coach, there's a difference." Cousins and head coach George Karl have also not spoken since the suspension.

Jason Jones three takeaways after Sacramento Kings make it five loses in a row after 108-99 loss to Jazz.

Slamson makes a behind-the-back half-court shot before Sunday's Kings-Jazz game on Sunday and Sleep Train Arena.

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Compiled by Noel Harris

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