(Part-1) Brown's instructions for 'lackadaisical' Kings after Suns loss

On Tuesday, the Kings met the Suns at Footprint Center, and everything was going according to plan... until the fourth quarter.

The Kings let a 22-point lead slip away with little more than eight minutes to play, and Phoenix rallied to defeat Sacramento 119-117. The Suns went on a 32-8 run to seal the victory.

Sacramento had a 99.9 percent probability of winning the game, but they lost badly. Coach Mike Brown stated the players can use the setback as a learning opportunity.

"The truth is, the Suns went small," Brown said reporters following the game. "We were unable to score. Inside, we were unable to score.What an incredible job [Kevin Durant] accomplished.

We need to figure this out because it has happened to us before—their ability to play KD at the 5 and still match us up was really hindering our speed because we couldn't score.

After getting fouled by De'Aaron Fox, Durant scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to put the Suns up by a score they wouldn't lose. He drained two free throws with under two seconds to go, securing the victory.

Phoenix made 18 of 20 free throws, while Sacramento made just 58.3% (7 of 12). In the fourth quarter, the Suns scored 8 points off of 8 mistakes by the Kings.

The Kings didn't just run out of steam at the end of their five-game road trip; Brown criticized his players for being "lazy" in their last performance.

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