Phoenix 104, Golden State 92

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, February 7, 2011 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #62 Brian Forte, #67 John Goble, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 18002

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 33 29 27 15 104
Golden State 17 28 30 17 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 24-25 14-11 10-14 W1
Golden State 22-28 16-11 6-17 L1

Recap

Steve Nash had 14 points and 15 assists on his 37th birthday and Channing Frye had 19 points and 11 rebounds as the visiting Phoenix Suns earned a 104-92 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.

An 11-0 run gave Phoenix a 17-4 lead midway through the first quarter, and the Suns (24-25) never trailed again, leading by as many as 23 points and holding a double-digit advantage until midway through the fourth quarter.

Phoenix shot 21-of-40 from the field in the first half - including 9-of- 15 on 3-pointers - for a 62-45 halftime lead. The Warriors (22-28) were just 1-of-8 on 3-pointers.

The Suns boosted the lead to 81-58 in the third quarter before the Warriors rallied within 93-88 on Monta Ellis' free throws with 4:42 remaining. But Frye made a 3-pointer and long jumper and Nash sank a 3-pointer for a 101-88 bulge.

Former Warrior Mickael Pietrus celebrated his 29th birthday with 12 points. Jared Dudley also scored 12 for the Suns, who have won four of their last five games.

Ellis had 21 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, reserve Reggie Williams scored 19 points and David Lee had 16 and 10 rebounds for Golden State, which saw its three-game winning streak end. Stephen Curry had 15 points and eight assists.

The teams meet again Thursday in Phoenix.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Golden State
Channing Frye 19 Scoring Monta Ellis 21
Steve Nash 15 Assists Stephen Curry 8
Channing Frye 11 Rebounds Monta Ellis 12
Grant Hill 7 Free Throws Made Monta Ellis 10
Robin Lopez 2 Steals Andris Biedrins 1
Vince Carter 1 Blocks Ekpe Udoh 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 104 43.7 13-30 15-20 32 41 2 8 6
Golden State 92 43.4 2-18 18-26 20 50 3 4 12

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game at home against Denver. The Warriors have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .393 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Suns have a W/L % of .478 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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