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Cousins, Gay help Kings beat Toronto 96-91 to end skid at four games

Player of the game: DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocks as the Kings ended their losing streak at four games with a 96-91 win over the host Toronto Raptors on Sunday at Air Canada Centre. The Kings finished their five-game trip 1-4 by holding the Raptors to season-low 35.7 percent shooting from the field.

Turning point: Sacramento used an 8-0 run to lead 95-88 with 17.8 seconds to play. The Kings had trailed by as many as 11 points during the game.

X-factor: Rudy Gay, returning to the starting lineup after missing a game because of strained rib cartilage, had 23 points and five rebounds. Coach Dave Joerger did not expect him to play.

Injuries: Kings forward Anthony Tolliver (right knee contusion) and Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (left knee contusion) were out.

Records: Kings 3-5, Raptors 4-2

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