The Memphis Grizzlies (31-45) center Jonas Valanciunas posted his sixth straight double-double. He scored a career-high 34 points (16/28 FG, 0/1 3PT, 2/2 FT), grabbed 20 rebounds, blocked two shots, tallied two steals and dished out five assists in the Joakim Noah-less Grizzlies’ 120-115 road win over the Phoenix Suns (17-60) at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Saturday night.
Valanciunas posted 10 points in the final 5 minutes of the game as Memphis finished on a 16-9 run.
Mike Conley added 33 points (10/19 FG), four rebounds, two steals and five assists for the Grizzlies.
On the other hand, Devin Booker contributed 48 points (19/29 FG, 3/6 3PT, 7/8 FT), three boards, 11 assists for the Suns.
Booker has become the first player in the Suns history to score 40+ points in three straight games.
Deandre Ayton added 17 points and 13 rebounds.
It was the sixth Suns’ loss in a row.