Suns topple Bobcats

Suns topple Bobcats

The Phoenix Suns roared back in the second half and pulled out a hard-fought 118-104 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats Monday night.

Phoenix failed to cover the 14.5-point spread at home, while the combined 222 points made it OVER the posted total of 217.

Amare Stoudemire shot 7-for-11 from the field with 24 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double for the Suns. Leandro Barbosa scored a game-high 30 points in the win.

Jason Richardson had 25 points, five rebounds and four assists in a losing effort for the Bobcats.