JAe Crowder and Devin Booker each had 17 points as leading scorers and the Phoenix Suns beat the Memphis Grizzlies 94-119 on the road. For the Suns, defending champions of the Western Conference, it was their seventh consecutive victory.
Chris Paul led the orchestra with a double-double of 15 points and 12 assists and Mikal Bridges scored 13 for the Suns (8-3). For the Grizzlies (6-6), Ja Morant had another double-double with 26 points and 12 rebounds. Jaren Jackson Jr. was the only other Memphis player with a double-digit score, shooting 19, while Steven Adams had 10 rebounds.
Given the wide difference on the scoreboard, Santi Aldama played. The Spanish pvot jumped to the track in the absence of 5:21 to go with everything decided (83-107). He scored two points after making one of his five field goals (0/2 on 3s), caught a rebound and provided an assist.
The Grizzlies made just 38% (37 of 98) of their field goals, making just 7 of 33 3-point attempts.