Cousins Scores 40, Kings Defeat Nets 111-109

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SACRAMENTO (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 30 of his season-high 40 points in the second half and added 13 rebounds, Rajon Rondo had a triple-double and the Sacrametno Kings beat the struggling Brooklyn Nets 111-109 on Friday night.

It was the second straight victory for the Kings, who had snapped a six-game losing streak on Wednesday.

Rondo had his third triple-double in four games, with 23 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds. Reserve Ben McLemore had a season-high 15 points and Marco Belinelli had 14.

Jarrett Jack had 21 points and 12 assists for the Nets, who have opened the season with a 1-8 record.

Brook Lopez had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young had 16 and nine rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic had 15 points and Joe Johnson scored 10 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter.