The Phoenix Suns had a strong shooting performance in this game, finishing 45-89 (50.6%), in a 109-93 win over the Orlando Magic. Phoenix (39-29) picked up the win after falling to Brooklyn Nets on Monday.
Goran Dragic put up 18 points on 8-13 shooting, including 2-3 on 3-point attempts. Other key performers for Phoenix were Channing Frye with 12 points and 5 rebounds, and Miles Plumlee with 10 points and 9 rebounds. Despite the loss, Tobias Harris scored 23 points off the bench for Orlando on 7-13 shooting from the field and 8-11 from the free throw line. He also registered 9 rebounds. Victor Oladipo chipped in 14 points and 9 assists.
The Suns combined an eFG% of 56.7% with 44.0% 3-point shooting. They are 14-2 this year when registering marks above 55% and 40% in those respective statistics. The Magic, on the other hand, are 2-13 when allowing opponents to hit those marks.
Orlando (19-50) has now lost seven straight games.
Coming up next, the Suns square off with the Detroit Pistons, who are 25-42 on the year. The Magic meet the Utah Jazz, currently 22-47 this season. The Suns are 0-1 versus Detroit this season. The Magic are 0-1 versus Utah this season.