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Kings rally to beat Suns

Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Isaiah Thomas had 19 points off the bench, including a pair of go-ahead free throws with 30.4 seconds remaining, as the Sacramento Kings rallied for a 107-104 win over the Phoenix Suns.

Cousins had 27 points and 12 rebounds for the Kings, who ended the game on a 10-0 run.

Goran Dragic's runner and Gerald Green's 3-pointer on back-to-back touches gave the Suns a 104-97 advantage with 3:35 remaining, but Phoenix turned the ball over five times down the stretch.

Cousins' three-point play cut the deficit to two and Travis Outlaw's turnaround jumper from the high post with 39.9 ticks to go knotted the contest.

Ish Smith fouled Thomas after he gave the ball away with 30.4 seconds. His foul shots gave Sacramento its first lead since it was 33-31 at the 9:48 mark of the second.

Dragic's backdoor feed for Miles Plumlee on Phoenix's next trip down the floor was intercepted by Cousins. He dribbled up past midcourt before being trapped by two Suns along the right sideline. A tip following a tie-up between Thomas and Marcus Morris was won by Morris, but Dragic missed a short turnaround bank shot from the lower right block with 5.6 seconds left.

"Cousins did a nice job of coming out, got two steals there," Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek said.

The ball deflected off Outlaw to give Phoenix the ball back, but Marcus Morris' right corner 3 came up short and Cousins secured the rebound with 0.8 ticks on the clock. Cousins split the foul shot's and Green's halfcourt attempt at the horn clanked off the glass.

"A lot of people probably counted us out tonight and the guys that were in that game never stopped believing, never stopped working and we pulled out a much needed win," Kings head coach Michael Malone said.

Gerald Green netted 23 points for Phoenix, which has dropped three straight tilts.

Sacramento led 33-25 after a quarter of play, but the Suns outscored the hosts 37-21 in the second and took a 62-54 lead into the break.

Phoenix took an 88-82 cushion into the final frame.

Game Notes

Ben McLemore put in 19 points to go with five rebounds for the Kings ... Channing Frye tallied 17 points and nine rebounds Phoenix ... The Kings outrebounded the Suns, 48-31.

11/20 02:08:11 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
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y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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