Suns lose to Raptors for first time in Nash Era

slider phoenix_sunsToronto Raptors 99 – Phoenix Suns 96

 

Suns stats:

-Marcit Gortat – 21 points, 12 rebounds

-Hakim Warrick – 17 points, 4 assists

-Steve Nash – 17 points, 14 assists

 

Raptors stats:

-Andrea Bargnani – 36 points, 6 rebounds

-Leandro Barbosa – 19 points, 3 of 3 from 3 point range

-James Johnson – 18 points, 10 rebounds

 

Game Notes:

-Since Steve Nash rejoined the Suns in 2004, the Suns had won 14 straight vs. the Raptors

-Marcin Gortat recorded his 8th straight double-double, longest such streak currently in the league.

-Robin Lopez was ejected in the 2nd quarter after making contact with an Official.

 

Suns (6-11) next game Friday at Portland.

 

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