Posted March 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
DeMarcus Cousins scored 27 points, including the winning free throw with 3.8 seconds left, and the Sacramento Kings ended a four-game losing streak with a 104-103 victory Friday night over the Utah Jazz. The win snapped Utah's seven-game home winning streak, while the Kings (18-33) won on the road for only the fifth time all season. Al Jefferson led Utah (27-25) with 27 points. Gordon Hayward added 19, but couldn't get his driving layup to fall, and Utah's tip-in attempt was too late. Cousins left briefly to get stitches under his left eyebrow. Marcus Thornton added 26 points for Sacramento. Utah's rookie guard Alec Burks outplayed former Brigham Young star Jimmer Fredette, but Burks' late turnover gave the Kings a chance to win it. They went to Cousins, who was fouled, and made one of two free throws. The Jazz shot 35 percent, including 0 for 13 for Derrick Favors.
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