PHOENIX (AP) — Dejounte Murray scored 21 and Trae Younger scored 20 because the Atlanta Hawks beat the Phoenix Suns 132-100 Wednesday evening.
The Hawks did not path and made three 3-pointers to take a 9-4 lead. Atlanta by no means gave up and by the top of the third quarter he had a 102-for-67 benefit and within the 4th quarter he had a 43 level lead.
Almost everybody was capturing for the Hawks, who shot 52-of-91 (57.1%), together with 19-of-33 (57.6%) from 3-pointers. Bogdan Bogdanovic on the bench added 18 factors from
The Phoenix — star guard Devin Booker nearing his return from a groin harm — misplaced simply the second in eight video games. The Suns had been sloppy with 16 turnovers, turning to 31 factors for the Hawks on a dismal capturing evening, hitting solely 4 of their 28 pictures (14.3%) from 3-point vary.
Michal Bridges led the Suns with 23 factors, however solely shot 6-of-18 from the sphere. DeAndre Ayton had 20 factors and 9 rebounds.
The Hawks used a 13-0 run early within the second quarter to convey a 66-47 lead into halftime. Murray led Atlanta with 15 factors earlier than the break, and Bridges scored 17 for the Suns.
Phoenix shot solely 18-of-47 (38.5%) within the first half, together with 2-of-16 (12.5%) from the 3-point vary.
Sans Sine Lee
The Suns introduced Wednesday that they’ve signed guard Saven Lee for the rest of the season.
Lee has appeared because the workforce’s backup level guard for the previous three weeks after signing a 10-day contract.
The Suns launched Duane Washington Jr. to get Lee onto the roster. Duane Washington Jr. appeared in 31 video games this season, beginning three. He averaged 7.9 factors, however shot solely 36.7% from the sphere.
Lee had six factors, three assists, three steaks and three rebounds in 21 minutes in opposition to the Hawks.
Hawks: Onyeka Okongwu made all seven of his pictures. He completed with 17 factors. … Former Suns heart Frank Kaminski dedicated a technical foul on him within the 4th quarter.
Suns: Booker, Payne and G Landry Shamet (foot) out. … 54 consecutive sold-out audiences.
Hawks: Friday evening in Utah.
Sands: Friday evening in Boston.
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