Markieff Morris leads Suns past Timberwolves, 106-97

PHOENIX (AP) — Markieff Morris scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 18 points and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-97 on Wednesday night.

Rookie T.J. Warren added a career-high 17 points, and Marcus Thornton hit back-to-back 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter and finished with 14 points.

Warren’s dunk with 3:20 left punctuated the win. He was fouled on the basket and made the free throw to give the Suns a 12-point lead.

Kevin Martin had 16 points for Minnesota, and second-year player Justin Hamilton had a career-high 15 points. The Timberwolves lost for the sixth time in seven games.

This article was written by JOSE M. ROMERO from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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