Final

Regular Season Series (Game 2 of 2)

Series starts 10/23

Game 1: Sunday, October 23rd
Suns100Final
Kings88
Game 2: Wednesday, October 26th
Kings102Final
Suns112

Kings 102

(3-4, 2-1 away)

Suns 112

(5-2, 2-1 home)

    Coverage: CSNS

    7:00 PM ET, October 26, 2005

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    SAC 31 15 26 30102
    PHX 33 30 26 23112

    Suns use balanced attack to beat Kings

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) -- James Jones, Shawn Marion and Eddie House each scored 18 points and NBA MVP Steve Nash had 12 assists, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 112-102 preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings.

    Sacramento's Bonzi Wells had 21 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night.

    An announced crowd of 11,888 cheered on Kings forward Kenny Thomas, who scored nine of Sacramento's first 15 points. Thomas, who played at Albuquerque High and in college at New Mexico, finished with 13 points and seven rebounds.

    Phoenix, however, dominated from tipoff, leading by as many as 17 points. The Suns used a 17-2 run and accurate perimeter shooting, hitting 3-pointers on three straight possessions in the second quarter to build a 63-46 halftime lead.

    The Suns shot 9-of-18 from 3-point range in the first half. Jones, who scored 14 points in the first half, finished with three 3-pointers for Phoenix, while Raja Bell and Jim Jackson added two each.

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