Jared Dudley scored 22 points leading the Suns to a 107-105 victory over Houston at US Airways Center on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Suns were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 211.5.
Phoenix got 18 points from Goran Dragic and another 14 points from Markieff Morris. Jared Dudley contributed 7 assists, while Hamed Haddadi cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Rockets got a 38-point performance from James Harden, who was supported by 21 points from Carlos Delfino. James Harden had 8 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Omer Asik grabbed 16 rebounds.
The Suns hit the break leading 50-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Phoenix had a 47-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Denver looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Phoenix.