Phoenix point guard Goran Dragic, right, was one of the Suns' few bright spots, leading the team with 14.7 points and 7.4 assists per game.
Center Jermaine O'Neal was limited to 55 games due to injuries and his 13-year-old daughter's heart surgery. He averaged 8.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per contest.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns traded away two-time league MVP Steve Nash and let former All-Star Grant Hill leave to kick off a rebuilding effort, knowing it would likely lead to a difficult 2012-13 season.
Phoenix forward Luis Scola twists around Sacramento's Jason Thompson for a layup attempt. Scola scored 21 points to lead the Suns.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Luis Scola scored 21 points and the Phoenix Suns won their first game under new coach Lindsey Hunter, beating the Sacramento Kings 106-96 on Wednesday night.
PHOENIX - After a shaky transfer of coaching power, the staggering Phoenix Suns, headed for Sacramento with Lindsey Hunter in charge on the bench and without two of the team's highest-profile assistant coaches.