In a complete performance, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 24 points and recorded 14 rebounds and 6 assists to help the Sacramento Kings dominate the Orlando Magic, 103-83. This is the second win in as many games for Sacramento (12-22) after beating Portland on Tuesday.
Cousins went 9-16 and converted 6-6 from the free throw line. He also registered 3 steals. Other key players for Sacramento included Rudy Gay with 22 points and 10 rebounds, Jason Thompson with 14 points and 7 rebounds, and Derrick Williams with 14 points and 6 rebounds. On 5-10 shooting (2-5 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 4-5 from the free throw line, Tobias Harris put up 16 points for Orlando in the loss. Glen Davis chipped in 12 points and 12 rebounds.
The Magic posted an eFG% of just 38.5%, including 29.6% from 3-point range. This year, they are winless (0-7) when they record marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Kings are undefeated (3-0) when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
Orlando (10-26) has now lost six in a row.
Coming up, the Kings take on the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are 13-23 on the season. The Magic match up with the Denver Nuggets, currently sitting at 18-17 this year.