Player of the game: Seth Curry had 20 points and a career-high 15 assists as the Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 105-101 Monday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Turning point: James Anderson’s two free throws with 12.2 seconds to play gave the Kings a 103-99 lead after they nearly blew a 17-point lead.
X-factor: Kosta Koufos was solid again in a starting role for Sacramento, contributing 19 points and eight rebounds and playing well with Curry in a two-man game.
Records: Kings 33-48, Suns 22-59
Key injuries: Omri Casspi (hamstring), Marco Belinelli (foot) and DeMarcus Cousins, Darren Collison and Rajon Rondo (rest) are not with the Kings for their season-ending two-game trip.