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Kings use balanced attack to down Suns

Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Isaiah Thomas led five Sacramento players in double-figures with 27 points, six assists and five steals as the Kings edged the Phoenix Suns, 121-112, on Friday at Sleep Train Arena.

Tyreke Evans netted 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting -- including 4-of-6 from 3- point range -- for the Kings, who saw their two-game losing streak come to an end en route to snapping a six-game skid versus Phoenix.

Marcus Thornton added 23 points and five 3-pointers and DeMarcus Cousins contributed to the balanced attack with 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 of which on the defensive end, and seven assists in the much-needed victory. Both players shot an efficient 9-of-13 from the floor.

Michael Beasley scored 24 points and Goran Dragic had 17 and 16 assists for the Suns, who have lost their last two following a three-game winning streak. Wesley Johnson contributed 19 points in the setback.

03/09 00:47:36 ET