Warriors Blaze Past Suns 129-114

Monta Ellis and Stephen Jackson post personal bests in Golden State's win
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2007 6:24 AM CST
Golden State Warriors' Monta Ellis goes up for a shot over Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – A 45-point first quarter for the Warriors led to a 129-114 victory over the Suns last night, restricting Phoenix's win streak to eight games and handing the resurgent Golden State its sixth win in the last seven games. Stephen Jackson beat his season high with 32 points, and Monta Ellis had 15 consecutive points to start the fourth quarter, AP reports.

Ellis ended up with a career-high 31 points, and Baron Davis added 28 points, 10 assists and six boards to round out the Warriors' scintillating performance. Steve Nash led the Suns with 23 points and 13 assists but offered up eight turnovers, and Grant Hill and Amare Stoudemire each pitched in 17 more points for the Suns.