Phoenix 103, Sacramento 89

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 12, 2010 9:00 PM
Location - US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #72 Kevin Cutler, #67 John Goble
Attendance - 18029

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 24 19 25 21 89
Phoenix 30 22 25 26 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 3-5 1-3 2-2 L4
Phoenix 4-4 2-2 2-2 W1

Recap

Steve Nash led the way with 28 points, 14 assists and seven rebounds as the Phoenix Suns outlasted the Sacramento Kings 103-89 on Friday.

Hakim Warrick added 18 points off the bench and Jason Richardson finished with 14 for the Suns, who pulled back to .500 at 4-4.

Phoenix held a 77-68 edge after closing the third quarter on a 5-0 run but watched that lead shrink early in the fourth. The Kings jumped out with seven straight points, cutting it to 77-75 when Samuel Dalembert sank a free throw with 8:27 remaining.

But the Suns picked it back up as Channing Frye snapped the drought with a 3-pointer and Nash and Warrick combined for 10 points over the next three minutes to push the lead back to double digits.

Josh Childress added five points in the final 2:36 to help Phoenix close it out.

Tyreke Evans could not quite match his point guard counterpart but still finished with 18 points and nine assists while Carl Landry added 20 points for Sacramento.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Phoenix
Carl Landry 20 Scoring Steve Nash 28
Tyreke Evans 9 Assists Steve Nash 14
Carl Landry 11 Rebounds Jason Richardson 8
Carl Landry 6 Free Throws Made Hakim Warrick 6
Tyreke Evans 3 Steals Goran Dragic 4
DeMarcus Cousins 1 Blocks Josh Childress 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 89 40.9 5-18 12-19 18 50 1 6 11
Phoenix 103 51.9 4-12 17-27 19 42 3 8 11

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Suns have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Kings have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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