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Okogie, Bridges lead short-handed Suns past Pacers 112-107

Jan. 22, 2023 00:52 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The broad-shouldered Ish Wainright looks as if he should be making plays in the NFL instead of the NBA. For a while, that was the dream. But Wainright's athletic career is back on the basketball court these days, and he used his surprising skill set to...

Grizzlies beat Suns 136-106, extend winning streak to 10

Jan. 16, 2023 22:23 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are making lengthy winning streaks an annual occurrence. Ja Morant scored 29 points, Desmond Bane added 28 and the Grizzlies extended their season-high winning streak to 10 games with a 136-106 win over the injury-depleted Phoenix Suns on...

Edwards, Timberwolves bounce back to beat short-handed Suns

Jan. 13, 2023 23:53 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 31 points, D’Angelo Russell had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the short-handed Phoenix Suns 121-116 on Friday night. Taurean Prince added 16 points off the bench and fellow reserve Naz Red had 13 points for Minnesota. The...

Analysis: 3-point shooting leads to more NBA scoring binges

Jan. 10, 2023 12:29 PM EST

Giannis Antetokounmpo set a career high with 55 points last Tuesday in Milwaukee's victory over Washington — and it wasn't even the week's top scoring performance in the NBA's Central Division. That belonged to Cleveland's Donovan Mitchell, with a staggering 71 the previous night....

Garland, Mitchell lead Cavs past banged-up Suns 112-98

Jan. 08, 2023 23:18 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Donovan Mitchell doesn't have to score 71 points in a game for the Cleveland Cavaliers to be at their best. On Sunday night, he didn't even have to be on the floor. Mitchell and Darius Garland both scored 22 points to lead the Cavaliers, but it was a...

Evan Mobley hits late jumper, Cavaliers beat Suns 90-88

Jan. 04, 2023 22:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Evan Mobley couldn't remember the last time he made a winning shot. He'll never forget his first one in the NBA. “Hopefully,” he said, “more to come.” Mobley's 14-foot jumper with four seconds left — off an assist from Donovan Mitchell —...

Analysis: The Suns are on the brink, and not in a good way

Jan. 03, 2023 11:55 AM EST

Only 18 months ago, the Phoenix Suns were on the brink. They held a 2-0 lead over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Finals. They were two wins away from the parade. Chris Paul was finally going to get his ring. Suns in Four was not just a stadium chant but a very real possibility. The...

Trent scores 35 points, Raptors beat short-handed Suns

Dec. 30, 2022 23:16 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. matched his season high with 35 points, Pascal Siakam had 26 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 113-104 victory over the short-handed and sloppy Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Scottie Barnes hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer...

Rui Hachimura helps Wizards beat short-handed Suns, 127-102

Dec. 28, 2022 22:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rui Hachimura matched his career high with 30 points and converted a pivotal three-point play to help the Washington Wizards pull away for a 127-102 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night in a meeting of depleted teams. “I think right away his level of...

Suns All-Star Booker out at least 4 weeks with groin strain

Dec. 28, 2022 18:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Phoenix Suns All-Star guard Devin Booker will miss at least four weeks with a left groin strain. The team confirmed Booker's injury on Wednesday and said he'll be re-evaluated after the four weeks. “It’s the nature of a guy who puts in a lot of...