Nash Dishes Win For Suns Over Wizards

Visiting Bulls win fourth straight vs. Detroit; Knicks lose again
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 7, 2007 10:24 PM CST
Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash (13) passes away from Washington Wizards' Roger Mason (8) during the second quarter of their NBA basketball game on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, in Washington. The Suns won 122-107....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – "Awesome" was the word that Phoenix's coach used to describe his team's offense after a big win Wednesday; tonight's game qualified too, as Steve Nash had 19 assists in a 122-107 victory over the Washington Wizards, reports AP. Phoenix got 27 points from Amare Stoudemire, and the team shot 77% in the third quarter while scoring 40. Also in hoops:

  • Andres Nocioni had 22 points and led a dominant Chicago bench in a 98-91 win over the Detroit. The Bulls' backups outscored Detroit's 45-14, while ending their five-game winning streak.
  • The New York Knicks stayed stuck on one road victory this season after losing by 11 at Philly. Jamal Crawford led the losers with 28 points.