NBA Recap: Suns Snap Raptors 4-Game Home Win Streak [Slideshow]

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  • Green is Money Off the Bench
    The Suns' bench outscored the Raptors' reserves, 59-11. Gerald Green's 28 points sparked the domination hitting 5-of-8 three-pointers.
  • Getting the Point
    Goran Dragic (PHX): 19 points (6/11 FG, 2/4 3FG) and 4 assists Kyle Lowry (TOR): 28 points, 13 assists and 2 steals
  • Perimeter Problems
    Both the Suns and Raps shot well from the field but Phoenix contained Toronto's shooting from behind the arc (30.4 percent, 7/23) while shooting 11/23 from the three-point line
  • Solar Eclipse
    The Suns have now won back-to-back games (Brooklyn Nets and Toronto) after losing three straight (Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers).
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The Phoenix Suns needed a win after falling out of the playoff picture recently. They were just 4-6 in their previous 10 games but delivered a near must-win on the road against the Toronto Raptors, 121-113 on Sunday.

The Suns (38-28) at ninth place in the tough Western Conference still need help from other teams although the Memphis Grizzlies (39-27), Dallas Mavericks (40-27) and Golden State Warriors (41-26) will obviously avoid giving them any kind of assistance.

Despite the loss, Toronto (37-28) remained in third place in the weak East still three and a half games ahead of nearest rival Brooklyn Nets (33-31) for leadership in the Atlantic division.

The Suns ruled the high-scoring affair versus the Canadian team by outscoring them 60-54 in the second half. Phoenix was led by Gerald Green, who scored 28 points off the bench.

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