Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 20 points on eight-for-10 shooting from the field, while Jermaine O’Neal had 14 points. Kendall Marshall added 11 points and Luis Scola finished with 10.
Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 29 points on 11-for-15 shooting, including three of four on three-pointers, to lead the Grizzlies. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 13 rebounds, while Tayshaun Prince scored 11 points.
NUGGETS 112, BUCKS 104
In Denver, Colorado, Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points to help rally Denver for their seventh straight victory.
The Nuggets withstood Samuel Dalembert’s career-high 35 points and trailed by 17 points in the first half before coming back to beat the Bucks for the fifth time in a row and get their longest winning streak overall in more than two years. Corey Brewer added 20 points, while Kenneth Faried added 13 points and rebounds for the Nuggets, who did not lead until late in the fourth quarter.
Dalembert finished 17 for 21 from the floor in surpassing his previous career high of 27 points on March 14, 2011, against Golden State while with Sacramento.