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Booker scores season-high 44 points, Suns outlast Pelicans

Dec. 6, 2019 12:10 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Monty Williams was able to celebrate a victory in an emotional return to New Orleans. The former New Orleans coach guided the Phoenix Suns to a 139-132 overtime victory over the Pelicans on Thursday night. Devin Booker broke out of a perimeter-shooting slump, scoring 21 of his...

Gordon scores season-high 32 points, Magic beat Suns 128-114

Dec. 4, 2019 10:29 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After spending most of the season struggling to find ways to win despite an inconsistent offense, scoring suddenly seems to come easily for the Orlando Magic. On Wednesday night, the Phoenix Suns witnessed that shift firsthand. Aaron Gordon scored a season-high 32 points, Terrence Ross...

A new role for Steve Kerr: He gets to teach this season

Dec. 3, 2019 2:20 AM EST

Steve Kerr is teaching. And learning. That is his silver lining from this season. After five consecutive years of being No. 1 in the Western Conference — and ending up as NBA champions in three of those seasons — the Warriors are at the bottom of the league. Everyone knows why: Kevin Durant left,...

Hawks top Warriors in matchup of teams with worst records

Dec. 3, 2019 1:00 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NBA. The Warriors (4-18) finished with a season low...

Oubre’s late 3s lift Suns past Hornets 109-104

Dec. 2, 2019 10:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It didn’t matter to Kelly Oubre Jr. that he missed his first seven shots from beyond the arc. Oubre learned a long time ago how important it is to keep on shooting. Oubre made his last two 3s, both coming in the final 55 seconds, and finished with 23 points as the Phoenix Suns...

Doncic pours in 42 points, Mavericks top Suns 120-113

Nov. 30, 2019 12:40 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Luka Doncic was in total control, getting into the lane when he wanted, getting the shots he wanted and getting the ball to teammates in places where they could do some damage. Because of that, the Dallas Mavericks got the result they wanted with an 120-113 victory over the Phoenix Suns on...

Beal scores 35 points, Wizards top Suns 140-132

Nov. 28, 2019 12:36 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A night after playing one of their worst games of the season, the Washington Wizards responded with one of their best. Players credited coach Scott Brooks with an impromptu breakfast meeting that led to a 140-132 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. “It’s the first...

Jokic, Grant lead Nuggets to a 117-104 win over Wizards

Nov. 27, 2019 12:40 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Gary Harris isn't putting up big scoring numbers. It’s the guard's defense that has spearheaded the Denver Nuggets' rise to the top of the Western Conference. After another shutdown night, Harris’ teammates are campaigning for him to be on the NBA's all-defensive team. "We're...

Nuggets rally to beat Suns for 5th straight victory

Nov. 24, 2019 11:40 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Will Barton wasn't happy with his energy in the first half, so he pledged to pick it up in the third quarter. He delivered on his promise and led the Denver Nuggets to their fifth straight victory. Barton scored 12 of his 22 points in a momentum-turning third quarter, Paul Millsap finished...

Booker scores 35 as short-handed Suns beat Wolves 100-98

Nov. 23, 2019 9:02 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Devin Booker had the ball, and a defensive switch left him staring at an old friend on the perimeter. Teammates spread out to give Booker the spacing he needed, and the dynamic guard drove to the hoop before stopping for a step-back jumper over 7-foot Karl-Anthony Towns. Booker got the...