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Kings blow 22-point lead, lose Rudy Gay and game to Pacers

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay (8) is helped off the court in the third quarter after he got a torn left Achilles' against the Indiana Pacers in the third quarter during their game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay (8) is helped off the court in the third quarter after he got a torn left Achilles' against the Indiana Pacers in the third quarter during their game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. hamezcua@sacbee.com

Player of the game: Paul George scored 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the Indiana Pacers overcame a 22-point deficit to defeat the Kings 106-100 Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center. In the third quarter, the Kings lost Rudy Gay to a torn left Achilles’. He is out for the season. DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, his fifth career triple-double.

Turning point: Jeff Teague’s two free throws gave the Pacers the lead for good, 99-98, with 1:55 to play.

X-factor: The Kings had 21 turnovers, nine by Cousins.

Records: Kings 16-25; Pacers 22-19

The Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins on Rudy Gay who suffered a season-ending injury, as the Kings squandered a 22-point lead to lose to the Indiana Pacers 106-100 at Golden 1 Center – their biggest blown lead of the season providing a sour end t

Before the game with the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, Kings coach Dave Joerger on Indiana Pacers shared his thoughts.

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