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Kings Daily: Taking shots at a depleted team

The Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) goes up for a shot as the Kings’ Omri Casspi defends during the second half of an Wednesday night’s game in Houston. The Rockets won 132-98.
The Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) goes up for a shot as the Kings’ Omri Casspi defends during the second half of an Wednesday night’s game in Houston. The Rockets won 132-98. The Associated Press

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Rockets nearly make history again in rout of Kings

Less than a month after attempting an NBA-record 50 3-pointers in a win at Sacramento on Nov. 25, the Rockets make 22 3-pointers, one shy of tying the record for most made in a regular-season game, as Houston rolls to a 132-98 victory over the Kings on Wednesday night at Toyota Center.

Notes: Cousins rests while Gay, McLemore sit with injuries

DeMarcus Cousins has a scheduled night off against the Rockets on Wednesday while starters Rudy Gay (strained right hip flexor) and Ben McLemore (left quad contusion) were injured during Monday’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Video: Kings coach Dave Joerger recaps Wednesday’s loss to the hot-shooting Rockets

Gallery: Rockets 132, Kings 98

Crunching numbers in Kings’ loss to Rockets

A statistical look at the Kings’ loss on Wednesday.

Scouting the opponent: Grizzlies bounce depleted Cavaliers

Troy Daniels scores 20 points and Marc Gasol has 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies, who host the Kings on Friday, to a 93-85 victory Wednesday night over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers, who left their top three players at home to rest.

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