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Numbers crunch: Pistons’ first half too hot for Kings

Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris shoots a three-pointer over Kings guard James Anderson during the second half Friday, March 18, 2016, in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris shoots a three-pointer over Kings guard James Anderson during the second half Friday, March 18, 2016, in Auburn Hills, Mich. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 115-108 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Friday:

0: Fast-break points by the Kings.

0: Free-throw attempts by Kings starting guards Rajon Rondo and James Anderson.

6: Three-pointers in six attempts in the first half by the Pistons’ Marcus Morris.

7: Field goals in nine shots by the Pistons’ Andre Drummond.

9: Free throws in 11 attempts by the Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins.

11: Kings’ losses in their last 13 games.

13: Assists by the Kings’ Rondo, a game high.

14: Games left in the Kings’ season.

18: Biggest lead by the Pistons in the first half.

21: Letters in the name of the Pistons’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

31: Points by Cousins, a game high.

39: Points in the first quarter by the Pistons, a season high.

67: Points in the first half by the Pistons, a season high.

97: Days until the NBA draft.

109.5: Average points per game allowed by the Kings entering Friday’s game, the most in the NBA.

Compiled by Randal Forshee

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