Bledsoe leads Suns to 97-88 win over Rockets

Bledsoe leads Suns to 97-88 win over Rockets

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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 04: Eric Bledsoe #2 of the Phoenix Suns dribbles past Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets during the game at Toyota Center on December 4, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

khou.com

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 11:56 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 12:03 PM

HOUSTON -- Eric Bledsoe had 20 points and seven assists to lead Phoenix to a 97-88 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night that snapped the Suns' two-game losing streak.

PJ Tucker added 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting with six rebounds.

Channing Frye had 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting and grabbed six rebounds, and Goran Dragic chipped in 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting for the Suns, who shot 45.6 percent from the field, including 45.8 percent from behind the arc.

Dwight Howard had 15 points and 18 rebounds, Aaron Brooks added 17 points and six assists, and Omri Casspi had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Rockets, who lost their second straight game.

James Harden finished with 14 points, but struggled from the field hitting 3 of 17 and finishing 0 for 10 from behind the arc.

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