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Kings overwhelm Knicks 124-86

New York Knicks' Lou Amundson (21) defends Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in New York.
New York Knicks' Lou Amundson (21) defends Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in New York. Sacramento

Player of the game: Rudy Gay had 25 points to lead three Kings with at least 20 points in the rout.

Turning point: When DeMarcus Cousins hit a three-pointer to give the Kings a 10-4 lead, you knew it would be their night. The Kings never trailed and led by 44 points.

Key stat: The Kings made 10 of 18 from three-point range.

X-factor: Derrick Williams sank 7 of 12 shots, including 3 of 5 three-pointers, and had 17 points off the bench.

Records: Kings 21-37; Knicks 12-47

Injury update: Cousins returned after missing two games because of a sprained left ankle. The team announced Darren Collison is out six weeks following surgery for a core muscle injury.

Up next: The Kings play at San Antonio on Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., CSNCA.

Jason Jones

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