Saturday , Nov , 06 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Phoenix Suns Team Report – November 6

=== Phoenix Suns Team Report – November 6 ===

(Sports Network) – The Phoenix Suns try to start a season with three
straight wins for the first time since 1984-85, as they visit the New Jersey
Nets tonight at Continental Airlines Arena.

The Suns won five in a row to begin the 1984-85 campaign.

On Friday, Amare Stoudemire scored 29 points with 10 rebounds, leading the
Suns to a 108-98 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center.

Shawn Marion added 24 points and 11 boards and Joe Johnson scored 22 in
Friday’s victory for the Suns, who opened their season with a 30-point win
over the Atlanta Hawks at home on Wednesday night. Quentin Richardson scored
15 with seven rebounds and Steve Nash had nine points with 10 assists for

Phoenix is playing the second of a four-game road trip tonight. The Suns will
visit the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.

In 2003-04, the Suns and Nets split a pair of games as both were victorious on
their homecourt. Overall, the Nets have won four of the last seven contests in
this series. Phoenix has lost four straight and six of its last seven at New