HISTON (AP) – Devin Booker scored 18 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 133-130 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
Deandre Ayton recorded the highest score of the season with 27 points as Phoenix won for the ninth time in a total of 10 games. Michal Bridges had 20 points and Chris Paul had 19 points and 11 assists.
Phoenix went 101-92 three quarters later, but Houston finished fourth 9-0. With just one minute left, Houston dropped 9, but Jae’Sean Tate and Kelly Olynyk fired back rockets at the Rockets.
Christian Wood made two free throws to get the Arns’ score to one, with 3.5 seconds left. Booker made two free throws and Houston’s pass was deflected to end the game.
Phoenix now has three straight wins over Houston in a smooth 13-game streak.
Wood scored 23 points and Olnik finished with 21 points. Qin Porter Jr. had 20 points in the Rockets’ fifth straight loss.
Missile keeper John on Wall missed the fourth game in a row due to a left knee injury.
Phoenix took a 70-60 lead in the half, scoring 12 of 23 3 points in the first half. The men finished 37 out of 37 out of 3 in the game.
Sans. Frank Kaminski III left because of the league’s health and safety protocols. Ել Abdel Nader came out with a sore knee. … Cameron John Onson scored 12 points in 21 minutes from the bench.
Missiles. SG DaQuan Jeffries was demanded to leave Sacramento. Je Efris has made 18 appearances for Sacramento this season, averaging 3.5 points in 12.9 minutes. Ոնի Armoni Brooks came out for health և safety protocols. Ու Danwell House Jr. is expected to miss at least a week with a right ankle sprain.
Men! Host Utah on Wednesday night.
Missiles. Host Dallas on Wednesday night.