Thursday , Dec , 04 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Phoenix Suns Team Report – December 4

=== Phoenix Suns Team Report – December 4 ===

(Sports Network) – The Phoenix Suns fell for the third straight game,
losing to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 92-79, on Wednesday in front of their
home crowd.

Stephon Marbury had a game-high 32 points for the Suns, who fell to just 6-6
at home this season. Marbury also dished out six assists and pulled down four

Anfernee Hardaway scored only eight points on 4-of-11 shooting for the Suns,
while Shawn Marion and Jake Voskuhl managed just eight points each in the

With the score at 69-64 with Minnesota leading, a bucket by Sam Cassell at the
7:58 mark of the fourth sparked an 11-0 run by the Timberwolves.

The run was capped off by a short jump hook by Kevin Garnett with 5:04 left in
the fourth quarter. Garnett scored five points during the run.

The Suns would get as close as 82-72 after a Marbury basket with 4:04 left,
but Minnesota used a 9-0 run to put the game away. The run was highlighted by
a Cassell three-pointer that made it a 91-72 game with 1:18 left.

The Suns are off until Friday when they start a four-game road trip against
Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics.