----- Devin Booker scored 35 points and dished out eight assists as the Phoenix Suns topped the Portland Trail Blazers 127-121 Thursday night at Moda Center.
Where's the defense?
Devin Booker scored 35 points and the Phoenix Suns connected on 59% of their field goals as they end the Portland Trail Blazers three-game winning streak with a 127-121 victory Thursday night at Moda Center.
Chris Paul added 19 points for Phoenix, and Mikal Bridges scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half.
The Suns trailed by 11 points in the third quarter, but pulled to 96-95 early in the fourth on Abdel Nader's three-pointer. Cameron Payne followed up with a triple to put Phoenix in front.
A Paul three-pointer extended the Suns' lead to 104-99 with 7:44 left. Booker added another three with five minutes to go that made it 114-104. The Trail Blazers never threatened again the rest of the way.
With the win, Phoenix has now won 14 of their last 16 games.
Damian Lillard led Portland (21-15)
Up Next- The Trail Blazers travel to Minnesota for back-to-back games against the Timberwolves at Target Center. Game one on Saturday is scheduled to tip off at 5:00 PM.
Chad's Take- Hard to take the Trail Blazers seriously with their 28th ranked defense.