Indianapolis (AFP) – Devin Booker scored 35 points, Dunder Eaton added 27 and 12 rebounds, and the NBA leaders Phoenix Suns beat the Indiana Pacers 112-94 on Friday.
Chris Paul scored 12 points and nine assists for Phoenix, and Cam Payne scored 11 points and five assists. The Suns finished the first half of the season 32-9, the second-best record in franchise history after 41 games.
Justin Holiday scored 25 points with Indiana and Karis Levert 20 points, while Domantas Sabonis scored 14 points and had 14 rebounds. The Pacers have lost for the third time in a row and for the ninth time in their last 10 games.
Booker scored 22 points in the third quarter to help The Sun lead 80-76 in the fourth quarter. Late 73-76, Phoenix went in the 23-2 round to lead 96-78.
Neither team fired well from the field in the first half scoring low goals. The Suns led 46-38 in the first half.
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