How do you let a 22-point second half lead slip away? That is the question the Sacramento Kings will be asking themselves for the next few days, and possibly longer.
The Kings took a 17-point lead into the fourth quarter, but coughed it up and fell to the Hornets in overtime Monday night in Charlotte.
When the Kings play the Hornets in Charlotte on Monday evening, Rudy Gay is expected to be in uniform...


Kings - Team News
DeMarcus Cousins - F/C
DeMarcus Cousins (back, thigh) sat out Tuesday's practice. The practice was optional, and Rajon Rondo, Marco Belinellli and head coach George Karl also were not present for the optional outing. Cousins is a little beat up, dealing...
Nov 24 12:37PM Read More
DeMarcus Cousins - F/C
DeMarcus Cousins (back) was dealing with some discomfort during Monday's flight to Milwaukee. Cousins is also dealing with a thigh injury from Monday's win over the Hornets, so we'll keep an eye on his status for Wednesday's game against the Bucks. Kosta Koufos and...
Nov 24 6:55AM Read More
Rudy Gay - F
Rudy Gay played 42 minutes during a 127-122 overtime loss to the Hornets on Monday, scoring 28... He was wearing a T-shirt under jersey, presumably to help protect his shoulder strain. Gay looked just fine tonight and was going to the rim a lot. While DeMarcus Cousins...
Nov 23 8:43PM Read More
Ben McLemore - G
Ben McLemore played 19 minutes in the starting lineup on Monday with 10 points, one rebound,... Even though he started, he's probably the No. 4 wing option behind Marco Belinelli, Omri Casspi and Darren Collison. McLemore had a nice little run last week, but he is only...
Nov 23 8:35PM Read More
Kosta Koufos - F/C
Kosta Koufos scored 10 points in 24 minutes against the Hornets on Monday with seven rebounds,... DeMarcus Cousins (back, thigh) was hurt tonight, so perhaps Koufos gets put in the starting lineup. He's clearly outplaying Willie Cauley-Stein and is worth a speculative...
Nov 23 8:33PM Read More
Omri Casspi - G/F
Omri Casspi played 27 minutes off the bench on Monday with six points, five rebounds, three... He played a ton of stretch four tonight, which could continue if DeMarcus Cousins (back, thigh) needs to miss time, Casspi had his best run of the season while Boogie was...
Nov 23 8:30PM Read More
Darren Collison - G
Darren Collison played 29 minutes against the Hornets on Monday with seven points, three... He is in a slump since his return, making 5-of-22 from the field in his last two games combined. Coach George Karl really likes to use Collison and he's getting a nice...
Nov 23 8:26PM Read More
Marco Belinelli - G
Marco Belinelli played 38 minutes against the Hornets on Monday with 17 points, three assists,... The Kings went small for a decent amount of this game and coach George Karl is beginning to trust Belinelli more off the bench. Even with Rudy Gay back tonight, there's a...
Nov 23 8:24PM Read More
Willie Cauley-Stein - F/C
Willie Cauley-Stein played eight minutes in a start against the Hornets on Monday with one... He didn't take any shots and didn't block any shots. Cauley-Stein is not involved in the offense and he hasn't really done much while DeMarcus Cousins or Rudy Gay missed...
Nov 23 8:21PM Read More
Rajon Rondo - G
Rajon Rondo handed out a season-high 20 assists during a loss to the Hornets on Monday, adding... It's the most assists in an NBA game this season and now Rondo has twice as many 15-dime games as the rest of the NBA with four (Russell Westbrook and Brandon Knight). Coach...
Nov 23 8:18PM Read More
DeMarcus Cousins - F/C
DeMarcus Cousins suffered multiple injuries on Monday against the Hornets, finishing with 30... He took a knee to the thigh from Jeremy Lamb and he also had ice on his back to start overtime. Cousins was able to return from his injury, but he did not play in overtime....
Nov 23 6:40PM Read More
DeMarcus Cousins - F/C
DeMarcus Cousins (back) has returned to the bench and is available to return against the... Cousins was only in the locker room for a few moments, but the Kings do have a comfortable lead and they won't have to play him big minutes in the fourth quarter. We'll have...
Nov 23 5:45PM Read More
DeMarcus Cousins - F/C
DeMarcus Cousins (lower back) left Monday's game vs. the Hornets and went to the locker room. The Kings haven't said anything about his status yet, but the Kings do have a comfortable lead heading into the fourth quarter and may decide to be cautious with him. Stay...
Nov 23 5:39PM Read More
Omri Casspi - G/F
Omri Casspi started the second half in place of Willie Cauley-Stein on Monday against the... Kings head coach George Karl keeps rookie WCS on a very short leash, so don't read too much into this. Casspi is a favorite of Karl's, but his value is held in check when...
Nov 23 5:31PM Read More
Darren Collison - G
Darren Collison will come off the bench for Monday's game against the Hornets. Rudy Gay (shoulder) will return to action and will draw the start at small forward, so this isn't too big of a surprise. Kings head coach George Karl said that he liked how...
Nov 23 2:59PM Read More

Team Stats

Kings: Stats
View All Players  |  Last updated Nov. 24, 1:16 A.M. ET
Per Game
DeMarcus Cousins1032.9.450.769.38127.9
Rudy Gay1332.4.460.784.35318.2
Darren Collison1029.7.409.793.35712.7
Rajon Rondo1536.7.447.364.35112.7
Marco Belinelli1528.4.373.868.36412.5
Omri Casspi1525.7.504.538.42910.4
Kosta Koufos1523.3.538.556-8.1
Ben McLemore1519.3.433.789.4327.7
Willie Cauley-Stein1518.7.625.524-4.7
Seth Curry66.0.615-.6673.3
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