The Suns won 13th in a row, outpacing Tottenham 115-111

The Suns won 13th in a row, outpacing Tottenham 115-111

San Antonio Devin Booker scored 23 points, Dendry Eaton scored 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns won 13th in a row, overtaking the San Antonio Spurs 115-111 on Monday night.

Cameron Payne added 20 points from the bench for Phoenix, whose six players finished in double digits. Phoenix finished 25 assists and went 45 to 87 (51.1%) from the field.

San Antonio goalkeeper Dejaunt Murray scored 18 points, made 11 assists and 10 rebounds in his seventh three-pointer career. But Tottenham have now lost five straight times and eight out of 10 in their second worst start in franchise history.

The Suns were patient in attack despite Spurs’ faster pace. San Antonio beat Phoenix 20-10 to open the fourth quarter, and pulled out with 100-95 with 6 minutes remaining.

The Suns went in a 10-0 run after a timeout. San Antonio responded, beating Phoenix 10-2 to pull through 114-109 with 38.6 seconds remaining.

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Tottenham don’t win when they trail by two numbers, and have met their lowest level of the season with five three-pointers in 20 attempts.

Hint

Suns: Frank Kaminsky missed his fourth game in a row after suffering a stress reaction in his right knee. Kaminski has averaged 10.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 22.8 minutes this season as the primary big man on the Phoenix bench. … Cameron Johnson had 18 points after scoring 22 career points in Sunday’s win over Denver.

Tottenham: Doug McDermott missed the match due to an infection in his right knee. He sat three games earlier this season due to soreness in the same knee. … Keita Bates-Diop began his fourth career and first since the junior season in 2019. … Jock Landal remains subject to COVID-19 health and safety protocols. … San Antonio’s worst start came in 1997 when the club went 2-13.

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Suns: In Cleveland on Wednesday.

Tottenham: Hosts Atlanta on Wednesday.

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