PHOENIX (AP) – Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 30 points, his highest figure in the season, while Devin Booker contributed 27 and the Phoenix Suns beat Thursday at 128-112 at the Atlanta Hawks.
Phoenix (7-4) took a 104-90 lead at the beginning of the last period. Just before the cicada that ended the third quarter, Oubre scored a triple.
The Suns retained a comfortable lead during the last period. They have had their best bell start after 11 games since 2009, when they started in 9-2.RELATED
The great performance of Oubre came two nights after his worst meeting of the season. He scored just one point in 19 minutes during a trip against the Lakers.
Dario Saric added 23 points after hitting nine of 12 field shots, including three of five triples.
Atlanta (4-7) was led by Jabari Parker, who scored 24 points.