Goran Dragic finished with 26 points and recorded 9 assists and 6 rebounds in an impressive all-around performance to lead the Phoenix Suns to a close victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-103. This is the seventh win for Phoenix (21-13) in its last 10 games.
Dragic finished 9-20 from the field (2-6 on 3-pointers) and 6-8 from the free throw line. Other top contributors for Phoenix included Channing Frye with 22 points and 5 rebounds, and Miles Plumlee with 11 points and 9 rebounds. On 6-16 shooting (2-5 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 6-6 from the free throw line, Kevin Martin put up 20 points for Minnesota in the loss. Kevin Love added 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Minnesota (17-18) couldn't get consecutive victories after beating Philadelphia on Monday.
Coming up next, the Suns play the Memphis Grizzlies, who are 15-19 on the year. The Timberwolves match up with the Charlotte Bobcats, currently 15-21 this season. The Suns lost to Memphis the last two times they've played.