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Number crunch: Rockets rock Kings in finale

The Kings’ James Anderson (5) tries to drive the ball around Houston Rockets Dwight Howard, left, and Trevor Ariza during the first half of Wednesday’s game in Houston.
The Kings’ James Anderson (5) tries to drive the ball around Houston Rockets Dwight Howard, left, and Trevor Ariza during the first half of Wednesday’s game in Houston. The Associated Press

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A statistical look at the Kings’ 116-81 loss to the Rockets on Wednesday:

3: Steals by the Kings’ James Anderson.

3: Blocks by the Rockets’ Clint Capela.

3: Consecutive games won by the Rockets to close the regular season and launch them into the playoffs.

4: Consecutive seasons in which the Rockets have reached the playoffs.

6: Steals by Houston’s Patrick Beverley.

6: Turnovers by Anderson.

8: The Rockets’ playoff seeding in the Western Conference; they’ll face the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors in the opening round.

10: Consecutive seasons in which the Kings have failed to reach the postseason.

11: Rebounds by the Kings’ Kosta Koufos.

12: Assists by Beverley.

17: Rebounds by Capela.

24: Team leading points scored by Sacramento’s Ben McLemore on 10-of-20 shooting, including 4 of 9 on three-pointers.

28.6%: The Rockets’ shooting percentage from beyond the arc (10 for 35).

29.7%: The Kings’ shooting percentage from beyond the arc (11 for 37).

33: Wins the Kings finished with this season.

38: Game high points scored by Houston’s James Harden on 13-for-27 shooting, including 5 of 10 on three-pointers.

44-68: Coach George Karl’s record since becoming Sacramento’s head coach in February 2015.

49: Losses the Kings finished with this season.

839: NBA record number of three-pointers allowed by Sacramento this season.

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