Phoenix 104, Washington 88

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, February 20, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Officials - #45 Brian Forte, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 13921

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 25 23 13 27 88
Phoenix 31 22 32 19 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 7-25 4-12 3-13 L3
Phoenix 14-19 7-8 7-11 W2

Recap


SUNS 104, WIZARDS 88: Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and Channing Frye had 19 points and 11 rebounds as host Phoenix pulled away with a 31-5 run during the third quarter to break open a tight contest.

Michael Redd scored 14 points and Steve Nash had 12 points and 11 assists as the Suns won their second consecutive game.

Jordan Crawford scored 20 points and Trevor Booker had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Wizards, who have dropped three straight games.

The Wizards led 55-54 after a three-point play by Booker with 8:12 left in the quarter. Jared Dudley answered with a jumper to start a string of 16 consecutive Phoenix points and the Suns led by 15 with just under four minutes left.

The onslaught continued until Redd culminated it with a 3-pointer with 34.8 seconds left to give Phoenix an 85-60 advantage.

Grant Hill added 11 points for the Suns.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Nash has 10 or more assists in each of his last 10 appearances. … Wizards leading scorer Nick Young had only six points on 3-of-13 shooting. … Redd has reached double digits seven times in 20 games since joining the Suns. … Crawford is averaging 18.5 points over the last four games.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Phoenix
Jordan Crawford 20 Scoring Marcin Gortat 20
John Wall 6 Assists Steve Nash 11
JaVale McGee 9 Rebounds Channing Frye 11
Jordan Crawford 4 Free Throws Made Steve Nash 6
Rashard Lewis 2 Steals Jared Dudley 2
JaVale McGee 2 Blocks Channing Frye 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 88 42.9 5-20 11-19 16 44 6 7 17
Phoenix 104 46.8 7-21 23-29 20 43 5 8 14

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Suns have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .450 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Wizards have a W/L % of .143 after a win and .240 after a loss.
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