NBA: Suns' Dragic heats up late

2013-02-06T00:00:00Z NBA: Suns' Dragic heats up lateThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 06, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday night to lead Phoenix past Memphis 96-90.

Dragic, who had just two points on 1-for-6 shooting through three quarters, was 5 for 6 in the fourth, including converting three three-point plays to help the Suns snap a two-game losing streak.

After the score was tied at 88, Dragic scored six straight points to put the game away.

Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 20 points on 8-for-10 shooting from the field, and 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 3 of 4 on three-point shots, to lead the Grizzlies. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 13 rebounds.

• Rockets 140, Golden State 109: In Houston, the Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 three-pointers.

Jeremy Lin scored 28 points, including a career-high five three-pointers, and Chandler Parsons and James Harden hit four threes apiece as the Rockets reached a season-high point total. They also tied an NBA record with 14 three-pointers in the first half and had a season-high 35 assists on 46 field goals overall.

Harden added 18 and Parsons scored 16 for Houston. The Rockets put on the shooting display without their best three-point shooter - Carlos Delfino sat out with a right elbow injury.

• Lakers 92, Nets 83: In New York, Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead Los Angeles.

Antawn Jamison, starting for the suspended Metta World Peace, made the go-ahead basket during a closing 14-3 run for the Lakers, who have won three straight and six of their last seven games.

• Nuggets 112, Bucks 104: In Denver, Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points, and Denver rallied for its 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 straight time.

• Pacers 114, Hawks 103: In Indianapolis, Paul George scored 29 points to lead Indiana to its 15th straight home win.

David West had 15 points and seven rebounds, and George Hill added 15 points and eight assists to help the Pacers to their fourth straight victory overall and their longest home win streak in 13 years.

Jeff Teague had 24 points and eight assists and Al Horford had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Hawks.

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