Cousins, Kings win third straight, 107-90 over Suns

Highlights: Cousins' monster game powers Kings win

Cousins, Kings win third straight, 107-90 over Suns
October 17, 2013, 10:15 pm
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DeMarcus Cousins finished with 29 points, 26 in the first half, to lead the Kings to a 107-90 win over the Suns. (USATSI)


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points, nine rebounds and six steals to lead the Sacramento Kings to their third straight preseason win, a 107-90 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.

Cousins had another dominant first half with 23 points and seven rebounds, helping the Kings (3-1) take a 56-50 lead. On Monday in a victory over the Clippers, Cousins had 25 of his 31 points in the opening half.

Jimmer Fredette made five 3-pointers and scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half. Both John Salmons and Greivis Vaquez had 10 points.

Markieff Morris scored 15 points for the Suns (3-2), who opened the preseason with three straight victories. Marcin Gortat and Eric Bledsoe had 12 points apiece and Shannon Brown added 11.