"If we're not gonna make the playoffs lets help some of these guys come home with us," Rajon Rondo after Kings win against Mavericks
A statistical look at the Kings’ 133-111 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday:
2: The Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein, who scored 21 points against Dallas, has scored 20 or more points in two consecutive games; the rookie hadn’t reached the 20-point mark in any of his first 54 games as a pro.
2: Consecutive starts by the Kings’ Seth Curry, who finished with 14 points.
3: Times the Mavericks have lost to the Kings in four meetings this season.
4: Turnovers by the Kings in the first half.
5: Times this season that the Kings have led a game from start to finish.
5: Cauley-Stein made all five of his shot attempts in the first half.
8: Kings players who scored in double figures – a figure matched by the Mavericks.
9: Dallas’ seeding in the Western Conference, a half-game behind the Houston Rockets for the conference’s final playoff berth.
10: Losses by the Mavericks in their last 12 games.
11: Assists and points by Sacramento’s Rajon Rondo.
12: Rebounds by Kings All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, who also had 20 points and five assists.
14: Times the Mavericks have made the playoffs in the last 15 seasons.
29: Sacramento’s win total this season.
35: Double-doubles this season by Rondo.
41: Rebounds each team finished with.
47: Games this season in which Rondo has had 10 or more assists.
61%: Sacramento’s first-half shooting percentage (25 for 41).
62/2%: Sacramento’s shooting percentage for the game (51 for 82).
72: Points scored by the Kings’ bench.
Compiled by Stu Rosenberg