Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic spark Suns over Pistons

The Phoenix Suns nipped the Detroit Pistons, 98-92. Phoenix (40-29) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Orlando Magic on Wednesday.

Eric Bledsoe put up 23 points on 8-16 shooting from the field (1-5 from behind the arc) and 6-9 from the free throw line. Phoenix also got solid performances from Goran Dragic with 20 points and 5 assists, and Markieff Morris with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Despite the loss, Rodney Stuckey scored 23 points off the bench for Detroit on 10-19 shooting, including 2-3 from behind the arc. Greg Monroe chipped in 16 points and 8 rebounds, Josh Smith finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Andre Drummond put up 13 points and 16 rebounds.

Detroit (25-43) has now dropped their last four straight.

Coming up next, the Suns play the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 34-33 on the year. The Pistons match up against the Los Angeles Clippers, currently 48-21 this season. The Suns have a 1-1 record against Minnesota this season. The Pistons have a 0-1 record against Los Angeles this season.