The Phoenix Suns shot lights out in this one, going 33-70 (47.1%) from the field and 22-38 (57.9%) at the free throw line, to take down the Charlotte Bobcats, 98-91. Phoenix (6-6) entered the game on a 4 losing streak.
Channing Frye scored 20 points on 6-10 shooting, including 5-7 on 3-point attempts, in a quality offensive outing. Other top performers for Phoenix were P.J. Tucker with 17 points and 5 rebounds, Goran Dragic with 14 points and 8 assists, and Markieff Morris with 11 points and 9 rebounds. Despite the loss, Gerald Henderson put up 17 points for Charlotte on 6-12 shooting from the field and 5-6 from the free throw line. Josh McRoberts added 10 points and 6 rebounds.
In addition to 21.4% from 3-point range, the Bobcats tallied an eFG% of just 43.5%. They are 1-4 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Suns, conversely, are 2-2 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.
Charlotte (6-7) couldn't get consecutive victories after beating Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Coming up, the Suns square off against the Orlando Magic, who are 4-7 on the season. The Bobcats match up with the Milwaukee Bucks, currently sitting at 2-9 this year.
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