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Evans, Kings stun Spurs on the road in last minute

By Paul J. Weber

Associated Press

Published: Friday, Jan. 20 2012 9:11 p.m. MST

San Antonio Spurs' DeJuan Blair, left, and Sacramento Kings' Tyreke Evans, right, scramble for a rebound during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, in San Antonio.

Eric Gay, Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO — Tyreke Evans scored 23 points and hit the go-ahead jumper with 47.2 seconds left, giving the Sacramento Kings an unlikely road victory over the San Antonio Spurs, 88-86 on Friday night.

Marcus Thornton and DeMarcus Cousins added 17 points apiece for the Kings, who won on the road for just the second time and did so in the NBA's toughest place to play so far this season. The Spurs had been 9-0 at home.

Tony Parker led the Spurs with 24 points. San Antonio missed its last five shots, including Danny Green air-balling a short runner as time expired.

Sacramento had been abysmal away from home, getting blown out by an average of 23 points in all seven of its road losses.

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