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Kings overcome Pacers, 108-106

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Posted at 10:28 PM, Dec 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-23 22:28:10-05
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- DeMarcus Cousins scored 25 points and had a season-high 16 rebounds, Darren Collison added a season-high 24 points and the Sacramento Kings held off the Indiana Pacers 108-106 on Wednesday night.
 
Rajon Rondo had 13 points and 16 assists to help the Kings (12-17) win for the fifth time in seven games.
 
Indiana (16-12) had a chance to force overtime, but Paul George's midrange jumper bounced off the back of the rim as the buzzer sounded.
 
Monta Ellis led Indiana with 21 points, and C.J. Miles and George Hill each had 20.The Pacers have lost three straight.
 
Sacramento made it look easy early by jumping to a 64-49 halftime lead. But Indiana charged back in the second half and finally took a 106-104 lead on Ellis' 3 with a little more than 2 minutes to play. The Kings answered with four straight points, and didn't allow the Pacers to score again.
 
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