Phoenix 99, Atlanta 90

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, February 6, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #18 Matt Boland, #24 Mike Callahan, #68 Marat Kogut
Attendance - 11823

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 27 28 29 15 99
Atlanta 23 25 16 26 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 10-14 5-6 5-8 W2
Atlanta 16-9 8-4 8-5 L3

Recap


Steve Nash had 24 points and 11 assists to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 99-90 victory over the host Atlanta Hawks on Monday.

Channing Frye added 19 points and nine rebounds as Phoenix won for the fourth time in six games.

Josh Smith scored 18 points, Joe Johnson had 17 and Willie Green added 14 for Atlanta, which has lost three consecutive games for the first time this season.

Nash hit all four of his 3-point attempts as the Suns went 11 for 24 from behind the arc while beating the Hawks for the 20th time in the last 25 meetings.

Nash had 17 first-half points as Phoenix led 55-48 at the break. The key sequence was a 14-2 spurt that gave the Suns a 16-point lead midway through the quarter.

Atlanta trailed 65-60 after Johnson’s basket with 7:26 to go in the third quarter before Nash capped an 8-0 run with a 22-footer. The Suns later scored the final nine points of the period to take a 20-point lead into the final stanza.

Jared Dudley and Michael Redd added 10 points apiece for Phoenix.

The Hawks shot only 39.3 percent from the floor and made 6 of 24 3-point attempts.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Atlanta
Steve Nash 24 Scoring Josh Smith 18
Steve Nash 11 Assists Joe Johnson 3
Channing Frye 9 Rebounds Zaza Pachulia 8
Michael Redd 3 Free Throws Made Josh Smith 5
Markieff Morris 1 Steals Zaza Pachulia 3
Markieff Morris 3 Blocks Zaza Pachulia 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 99 51.9 11-24 6-7 24 45 8 2 15
Atlanta 90 39.3 6-24 18-21 19 35 2 7 9

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Hawks have a W/L % of .647 after a win and .625 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Suns have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .467 after a loss.
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