Devin Booker hits winner at buzzer as Suns edge Kings to halt five-game slide
Devin Booker goes 11 for 24, hitting this jumper to carry the Suns to victory. AP

DEVIN Booker hit a jumper at the buzzer to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 105-103 victory over the Kings on Friday in Sacramento (Saturday, Manila time), ending a five-game slide.

The Suns notched their 16th win in 50 games.

Booker had 33 points on 11 of 24 shooting, while TJ Warren went 7 for 13 and finished with 21 points.

Eric Bledso made four of 12 field goal attempts and wound up with 20 points for Phoenix.

The Kings absorbed their third straight loss and 31st in 50 outings even as DeMarcus Cousins came up with a big game.

Cousins had a triple-double of with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists.

Ty Lawson came off the bench to deliver 18 points for Sacramento.

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