The Phoenix Suns shot lights out in this game, finishing 41-85 (48.2%), in a 116-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. This is the seventh win for Phoenix (20-12) in its last 10 games.
Gerald Green scored 24 points on 9-14 shooting, including 4-7 on 3-point attempts, in a solid performance. Phoenix also got solid performances from Channing Frye with 22 points and 7 rebounds, and Goran Dragic with 15 points and 6 assists. Brandon Knight had another strong performance for Milwaukee in the loss, scoring 25 points on 8-12 shooting from the field and 8-9 from the free throw line. He also registered 8 assists. Caron Butler chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds.
Along with their eFG% of 55.3%, the Suns connected at a rate of 44.4% from 3-point range. On the season, they are 5-1 when they record marks above 55% and 40% in those respective categories. Conversely, the Bucks are winless (0-4) when allowing their opponents to reach those percentages.
Milwaukee (7-26) has now lost back-to-back games after falling to Utah on Thursday.
Coming up next, the Suns take on the Chicago Bulls, who are 14-18 on the year. The Bucks meet the Golden State Warriors, currently 22-13 this season.