National Basketball Association
Phoenix 113, Brooklyn 107
When: 7:30 PM ET, Saturday, November 27, 2021
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Officials: #26 Pat Fraher, #62 JB DeRosa, #51 Aaron Smith
Attendance: 18071

Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns never trailed, survived a late comeback attempt by the host Brooklyn Nets and pushed their winning streak to 16 games with a 113-107 victory Saturday night.

The Suns are on their second-longest winning streak in team history. Phoenix can match the 2006-07 team for the longest winning streak in franchise lore by beating the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday.

Booker shot 9 of 18 from the field and hit four 3-pointers. He did most of his scoring in the first and third quarters, scoring 26 points in the two frames.

Chris Paul added 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Paul shot 9 of 19 and notched his 5,000th career rebound in the second.

Mikal Bridges added 13 while Deandre Ayton and JaVale McGee contributed 10 apiece as Phoenix shot 44.6 percent.

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 39 points, but Brooklyn saw its four-game winning streak stopped.

LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre' Bembry contributed 18 apiece for Brooklyn, which shot 50 percent but also committed 20 turnovers. James Harden finished with a triple-double of 12 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds despite shooting 4 of 15.

Booker scored 16 when the Suns sped out to a 21-8 lead midway through the first quarter and held a 14-point lead after the opening 12 minutes. He added 10 more in the third when the Nets got within seven early in the quarter and helped the Suns take a 90-72 lead into the fourth.

Brooklyn made one last charge, getting within 108-101 on Harden's layup that gave him the triple-double with 2:31 remaining. Durant's layup made it 110-103 with 45 seconds left and Harden's layup made it 111-105 with 32 seconds remaining, but Booker finished by hitting two free throws with 19 ticks left.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Phoenix   Brooklyn
Devin Booker 30 Scoring Kevin Durant 39
Chris Paul 5 Assists James Harden 14
JaVale McGee 10 Rebounds James Harden 13
Devin Booker 8 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 9
Mikal Bridges 7 Steals Kevin Durant 4
JaVale McGee 1 Blocks James Harden 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 113 44.6 13-38 18-21 17 41 1 11 13
Brooklyn 107 50.0 7-23 16-21 25 47 5 7 20
Upcoming Games
  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against New York. The Nets have a W/L % of .600 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Suns have a W/L % of .882 after a win and .667 after a loss.