Phoenix Defeats Dallas 96-94 - Recap

The Suns grabbed a 96-94 win over the Mavericks on Thursday, behind an 18 -point effort from Jared Dudley at US Airways Center.

Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 191.5.

Phoenix got 16 points from Marcin Gortat and another 15 points from Grant Hill. Steve Nash contributed 11 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Dallas got 18 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 18 points from Vince Carter. Vince Carter contributed 4 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion had 8 rebounds.

The Suns hit the break trailing 53-44 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 42 boards, while Dallas only had 38.

Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track at Sacramento.