SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.
The Suns outscored the Kings 33-25 in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak.
Marcus Morris had 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter for the Suns. Twin Markieff Morris scored 15 points and Gerald Green 12.
Phoenix played without guard Goran Dragic (sore left ankle), who led the Suns in scoring and assists this season.
Ben McLemore had 31 points and five assists, both career highs, for the Kings, who lost for the sixth time in seven games while playing starters Rudy Gay and Isaiah Thomas limited minutes.
Sacramento Kings head coach Michael Malone talks about the season finale, a loss to the Phoenix Suns, Ben McLemore's career high performance, Rudy Gay, and his message to his team heading into the offseason. News10/KXTV
Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas talks about heading into the offseason as a restricted free agent, his desire to be back in Sacramento next year and the possibilty of leaving the team. News10/KXTV
Kings forward Rudy Gay discusses the close to the season, his upcoming decision whether to remain with Sacramento or become a free agent, and what his thought process is heading into the offseason. News10/KXTV
Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore talks about his career-high performance in the season finale against the Phoenix Suns, his thoughts on his rookie season and more. News10/KXTV
News10's Sean Cunningham speaks exclusively with Sacramento Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadive about the past year, DeMarcus Cousins, his coach Michael Malone, the future and more. News10/KXTV