Thompson has 21 points to lead Kings over Suns

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The chances of the Phoenix Suns making the playoffs continue to dwindle.

Last night, Jason Thompson had 21 points and Spencer Hawes added a career-high 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Sacramento Kings crowned the Suns 126-118.

Steve Nash scored 31 points for Phoenix which went 0-3 on it road trip and trails Dallas by four games for the eighth and final spot it the Western Conference playoff race. The Suns have eight games remaining, including four of their final six on the road.

Andres Nocioni and Francisco Garcia each had 19 points for the Kings, who had lost seven of their eight previous games. Kevin Martin scored 17 and Beno Udrih added 16 points and seven assists.