Nuggets Fall 116-110 to Kings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 37 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks for the Sacramento Kings in a 116-110 win over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
Coming off a nine-day layoff over the All-Star break, the Kings played sloppy at times, committing 22 turnovers that led to 34 Denver points. But Cousins was dominant inside and Sacramento shot 49 percent to win its second straight.
Rajon Rondo had 24 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for the Kings. Rudy Gay had 24 points, Darren Collison had 17 and rookie Willie Cauley-Stein had 10.
Danilo Gallinari led the Nuggets with 27 points. Joffrey Lauvergne had 22, Will Barton had 17 and Gary Harris had 14. Denver had won three of four.