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Wizards fall to Suns in finale of road trip
By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX (AP) — Marcin Gortat scored 20 points, Steve Nash had 12 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in three quarters, and the Phoenix Suns beat Washington 104-88 on Monday night for their 10th straight win over the Wizards.
Phoenix, coming off a 102-90 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, won on consecutive nights for the first time this season. Washington hasn’t beaten the Suns in six years.
Channing Frye added 19 points and 11 rebounds and Michael Redd scored 14 for the Suns, who topped 100 points against Washington for the 18th time in a row, the longest active streak of its kind in the NBA.
Jordan Crawford scored 20 points for the Wizards, who finished a five-game trip with three losses after winning the first two.