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Number crunch: Curry helps shorthanded Kings handle Suns

Sacramento Kings guard Seth Curry (30) looks to pass as Phoenix Suns guard Ronnie Price defends during an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 11, 2016, in Phoenix.
Sacramento Kings guard Seth Curry (30) looks to pass as Phoenix Suns guard Ronnie Price defends during an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 11, 2016, in Phoenix. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Kings’ 105-101 win against the Phoenix Suns on Monday:

5: Players the Kings shut down for the final two games, DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Darren Collison, Omri Casspi and Marco Belinelli.

11: Advantage in rebounds by the Suns (51) over the Kings (40).

15: Game-, and career-high assists by the Kings’ Seth Curry. He twice had five, most recently in an April 2 game against Denver.

17: Second-chance points by the Suns (the Kings had 5).

17: Kings’ largest lead.

19: Season-high points by the Kings’ Kosta Koufos (he also scored 19 in a 107-100 loss to Orlando on March 11).

20: Team-high points by the Kings’ Curry on 8-of-14 shooting.

26: Bench points by the Kings.

26: Game-high points by the Suns’ Mirza Teletovic in a reserve role.

29: Game-high points by the Suns in the fourth quarter to nearly erase an 87-72 Kings’ lead after three quarters.

33: Wins by the Kings this season.

52: Points in the paint by both the Kings and the Suns.

60.0: Kings’ shooting percentage in the second quarter when they took a 56-49 halftime lead.

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Seth Curry wowed with his shooting again, but also put on a passing clinic, getting career-high 15 assists as the Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns, 105-101, Monday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Seth Curry wowed with his shooting again, but also put on a passing clinic, getting career-high 15 assists as the Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns, 105-101, Monday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Seth Curry wowed with his shooting again, but also put on a passing clinic, getting career-high 15 assists as the Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns, 105-101, Monday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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