Dragic's 32 leads Suns to 112-88 rout of Knicks
PHOENIX (AP) -- After a laugher over the New York Knicks, the Phoenix Suns are on their longest winning streak in four years.
Goran Dragic scored 32 points in 32 minutes and the Suns routed the Knicks 112-88 on Friday night for their season-high sixth victory in a row.
Eric Bledsoe added 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Markieff Morris scored 16 and Miles Plumlee had 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Suns, who led by 22 at halftime and 32 in the third quarter.
Carmelo Anthony scored 21, seven below his season average, and Amare Stoudemire 19 for the Knicks, blown out for the second time in three games on their five-game western trip.
"They didn't play good defense," Dragic said of the Knicks, "so tonight we could get everything that we want. We swing the ball two and three times, I'm sure we get an open guy."
With Memphis' loss at Golden State, Phoenix pulled a half-game ahead of the Grizzlies for the No. 7 playoff spot in the West. The Suns are a game ahead of Dallas. The Knicks fell two games behind Atlanta for the eighth spot in the East.
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