NBA Basketball

Phoenix Suns (17-24)


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@ Atl
L 110-123
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@ NY
W 121-98
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@ Bos
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Suns overcome Smart's record 11 3s, beat Celtics 123-119

BOSTON (AP) Devin Booker had 39 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns overcame a franchise-record 11 3-pointers by Boston's Marcus Smart and beat the Celtics 123-119 on Saturday night.

Deandre Ayton had 26 points and 15 rebounds and Mikal Bridges added a career-best 26 points for the Suns, who have won four of their last five games.

Smart shot 11 for 22 from 3-point range and finished with a career-best 37 points. His performance marked the first time in NBA history that a player made 11 or more 3-points in a losing effort, according to Stats.

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Leaders
Points: Devin Booker26.2
Rebounds: Deandre Ayton12.0
Assists: Ricky Rubio9.4
FG%: Devin Booker50.5%
Steals: Kelly Oubre Jr.1.48
Blocks: Deandre Ayton1.64
Defense (Rank)
Points: 113.9 (22)
Rebounds: 44.9 (13)
Assists: 23.6 (13)
FG%: 47.2% (26)
FT%: 76.8% (16)
3P%: 36.7% (23)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 113.3 (10)
Rebounds: 43.7 (22)
Assists: 27.7 (2)
FG%: 46.3% (13)
FT%: 80.5% (4)
3P%: 34.5% (23)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
LA Lakers 33 8 .805 --
LA Clippers 30 13 .698 4.0
Phoenix 18 24 .429 15.5
Sacramento 15 26 .366 18.0
Golden State 9 34 .209 25.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/15/2020 Tariq Owens Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
12/18/2019 Deandre Ayton Reinstate/Suspension 25 Games for positive drug test
10/24/2019 Deandre Ayton League Suspension 25 games for substance abuse
10/15/2019 David Kramer Waived
10/15/2019 Norense Odiase Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
1/15/2020 Kelly Oubre Jr. Concussion
1/4/2020 Frank Kaminsky Right knee stress fracture
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