Davion Mitchell gets the basket plus the foul
PHOENIX — — Harrison Barnes scored 19 points, De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk each added 18 and the Sacramento Kings used a balanced effort to beat the Phoenix Suns 128-119 on Saturday night.
The loss snapped Phoenix’s four-game winning streak. The Kings moved 3 1/2 games ahead of the Suns for the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference playoff race.
The Kings finished the game on a 13-4 run. Seven Sacramento players scored at least 12 points. Domantas Sabonis had 17 points and a team-high eight rebounds.
Sacramento’s bench combined for 65 points on 20-for-33 shooting.
The Suns were playing their second straight game without recently acquired star Kevin Durant, who hurt his ankle during pregame warmups before Wednesday’s game. The team says he has a sprained left ankle and will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
Devin Booker scored 28 points on 11-for-19 shooting for Phoenix. Deandre Ayton had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 16 points and 16 assists.
“We had so many ‘My bads’ and blown coverages, it just stacked against us,” Suns coach Monty Williams said. “You couple that with them having 36 free throws, then they made some 3s. It was too many holes for us to dig out of tonight.”
Sacramento took a 67-59 lead into halftime. Trey Lyles
Suns: Durant has played in three games with the Suns, all on the road. Phoenix has a 3-0 record in those games. … Williams was not pleased with the way his bench played, particularly since the Kings’ bench was so productive.
Kings: Travel to face Milwaukee on Monday.
Suns: Travel to face Golden State on Monday.
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