Phoenix 107, Milwaukee 105

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #29 Mark Lindsay, #14 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 13203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 34 33 21 19 107
Milwaukee 30 20 31 24 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 11-14 5-6 6-8 W3
Milwaukee 10-14 7-4 3-10 L3

Recap


Steve Nash, celebrating his 38th birthday, hit the game-winning shot with five seconds remaining and the visiting Phoenix Suns defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 107-105 on Tuesday night.

Nash scored 18 points and had 11 assists as the Suns placed six players in double figures. Marcin Gortat led Phoenix with 21 points and Jared Dudley added 19.

Drew Gooden scored 21 points to pace Milwaukee, which rallied from a 73-52 deficit early in the third quarter to go ahead midway through the fourth period.

Gortat's shot in the lane gave Phoenix a 105-103 lead with 1:28 remaining. Ersan Ilyasova tied the game with two free throws with 44.7 seconds to play.

Phoenix rebounded its own missed shot and called timeout to set up for its last possession. Nash dribbled at the top of the key, drove down the right side of the lane and banked in the winning shot.

Milwaukee called timeout, but couldn't get a shot off as the game ended.

Bucks guard Brandon Jennings' only points came on a 3-pointer with 3:11 remaining that broke a 98-98 tie. He entered the game with a 19.9 average.

Suns guard Michael Redd scored 14 points in 20 minutes in his return to Milwaukee, where he played the first 11 seasons of his career.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Milwaukee
Marcin Gortat 21 Scoring Drew Gooden 25
Steve Nash 11 Assists Carlos Delfino 4
Josh Childress 12 Rebounds Ersan Ilyasova 12
Marcin Gortat 5 Free Throws Made Ersan Ilyasova 8
Markieff Morris 2 Steals Luc Mbah a Moute 2
Channing Frye 2 Blocks Ersan Ilyasova 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 107 47.9 9-25 8-8 28 45 4 6 12
Milwaukee 105 48.1 9-20 18-20 25 39 6 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Bucks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .357 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Houston. The Suns have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .467 after a loss.
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