Unfortunately, Cousins did have 9 turnovers on the night. And in what can be described as one of the worst calls made this entire season when accounting for the entire situation, Chandler fouled Cousins out in an egregious flop that will certainly have him considered for an Academy Award sooner rather than later. Without him on the floor, the Kings just could not replace Boogie's offense.
This game was really freakish in so many ways. It hurts to lose when the Kings played well enough to win, but destiny was determined to chalk this one up in the loss column. They didn't play perfectly, but pushed the ball on fast breaks, the ball movement was pretty good, and the defense got significantly better after halftime. Regardless, the Kings fall to 16-22 on the season and need to take this game as a learning experience. Getting better is a process and Kings fans are starting to see some real gains, so the team should continue to work at its weaknesses to get better.
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