Kings defeat Suns, win third straight in NBA preseason

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Oct 17, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) and Phoenix Suns center Marcin Gortat (4) fight for position under the basket during the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

SACRAMENTO, CA - DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points, nine rebounds and six steals to lead the Sacramento Kings to the 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.



















































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