DeMarcus Cousins posted his 23rd double-double this season, scoring 16 points and registering 11 rebounds, to help the Sacramento Kings blow out the Cleveland Cavaliers, 124-80. The Kings had a strong shooting performance, finishing 42-81 (51.9%) from the field, including 15-30 (50.0%) from beyond the arc. This is the third win in a row for Sacramento (13-22).
Cousins shot 5-9 from the field and 6-7 from the free throw line. Isaiah Thomas chipped in 26 points and 6 assists for Sacramento as well. Despite the loss, C.J. Miles put up 14 points for Cleveland on 5-8 shooting, including 3-3 from behind the arc.
The Kings combined an eFG% of 61.1% with 50.0% 3-point shooting. They are 2-1 this year when registering marks above 55% and 40% in those respective statistics. The Cavaliers, on the other hand, are winless (0-6) when allowing opponents to hit those marks.
Coming up next, the Kings take on the Indiana Pacers, who are 29-7 on the year. The Cavaliers match up with the Los Angeles Lakers, currently 14-23 this season.