The Kings defeated the Suns 135-127 in an NBA game with Kevin Huerter scoring 29 points…

On Friday night, Kevin Huerter led the Sacramento Kings to a 135-127 victory over the Phoenix Suns, finishing as the game’s top scorer with 29 points. Additionally, he contributed nine rebounds and five assists to the Kings’ efforts.

The Kings, currently in third place in the Western Conference behind Denver and Memphis, were aided by a crucial third-quarter performance. Huerter acknowledged the importance of getting stops early on in the quarter, which allowed the team to pick up the pace and find better scoring opportunities through ball movement.

In addition to Kevin Huerter’s strong performance, Domantas Sabonis contributed 27 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists to the Kings’ victory over the Phoenix Suns.

Unfortunately, Sacramento’s De’Aaron Fox left the game with hamstring soreness with just over seven minutes left in the third quarter, finishing with 19 points in 21 minutes. Despite Fox’s absence, the Kings managed to secure a win, with Harrison Barnes scoring 23 points and Keegan Murray adding 13 points, including three 3-pointers.

Devin Booker scored 32 points for the Suns, while Terrence Ross put up a season-high 30 points off the bench, including six 3-pointers. Kings coach Mike Brown commended his team’s effort, highlighting the electric energy in the building throughout the game.

After the game, Devin Booker acknowledged the strong performance of the Suns’ bench players, who helped bring the team back in the third quarter while he and Chris Paul were on the bench. However, despite their efforts, the Suns were unable to close out the game.

Paul finished with 15 points and 13 assists, while Jock Landale contributed 17 points in the loss. Suns coach Monty Williams expressed disappointment in his team’s unorganized play in the third quarter and overall struggles, particularly after a strong first half. He acknowledged that the loss was a tough one for the team.