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DeMarcus Cousins sets Kings record with 56 points; Rajon Rondo notches 20 assists

Boogie is boogying at another level right now.

DeMarcus Cousins is on one of the greatest two-game streaks ever seen by an NBA big man.

After scoring a career-high 48 points vs the Indiana Pacers Saturday night, Boogie broke that mark just two nights later by exploding for 56 points against the Charlotte Hornets.

That's a Sacramento Kings record and puts Boogie in some special NBA company:

It's also Cousins' ninth 30-point, 10-rebound performance in the last 12 games. While Cousins had already become one of the NBA's best big men over the past few years, it's no coincidence that he's having a the best season of his six-year career.

Rajon Rondo has helped Cousins take his game to another level, and in turn, Cousins has helped Rondo revive his All-Star level of play after it appeared he'd lost it last year.

Against the Hornets, Rondo dished out 20 assists with 10 boards and seven points.

This comes after Rondo picked up his sixth triple-double of the year Saturday, putting him behind only Draymond Green for the NBA lead. Rondo has also dished out 10 or more assists in 12 straight games, a Sacramento record. All of this has helped power the Kings into the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference.

Unfortunately, it didn't lead to a win Monday night as Sacramento fell 129-128 in overtime to Charlotte. Still, it doesn't overshadow just how special of a season Rondo and Boogie are having. They're undoubtedly the best duo of former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA.