Quick Recap: Phoenix Suns 116, New Jersey Nets 105

The Nets three game home winning-streak came to an end tonight, as they fell to the Phoenix Suns 116-105 at the Izod Center.

  • The Nets may be playing better as of late, but even they could stop the Suns, who shot 57 percent from the field and 61 percent (11-18) from three. The key was the third quarter, where the Suns outscored the Nets 38-23 to take total control of the game. Steve Nash led the way with 24 points, 14 assists and 7 rebounds. Jason Richardson added 23 points on 10-17 shooting. The Suns also outrebounded the Nets 45-34.
  • The Nets did get a strong showing from their bench. Terrence Williams ended his strong March on a high note, scoring 21 points (9-20 shooting), along with 9 assists and 5 rebounds. Kris Humphries had his best game in weeks, scoring 17 points on 7-11 shooting, grabbing 7 rebounds and blocking 2 shots.
  • Tough day at the office offensively for Devin Harris, who finished with 9 points on 2-10 shooting. He was seen during the third quarter wearing a big wrap around his back, though he did play in the fourth quarter. Harris also had 9 assists.
  • Solid nights for Brook Lopez, 19 points and 8 rebounds, and Courtney Lee, 17 points, 5 rebounds.