Monday , Nov , 22 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Phoenix Suns Team Report – November 22

=== Phoenix Suns Team Report – November 22 ===

(Sports Network) – The Phoenix Suns host the Chicago Bulls tonight at
America West Arena.

Phoenix is riding a four-game winning streak after Amare Stoudemire finished
with 33 points and seven rebounds to lead the Suns to a 122-111 win over the
Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday at the Staples Center.

Stoudemire scored at least 30 points for the fourth straight game to spark the
Suns, who have won eight of their first 10 games. Joe Johnson contributed 23
points, while Shawn Marion and Steve Nash each scored 22 in the win. Marion
also pulled down 14 boards.

Nash, who converted 8-of-10 shots from the field, tied a season-high with 18
assists for Phoenix, which used a 30-4 burst in the second quarter to overcome
a nine-point deficit.

Phoenix, which will be starting a three-game homestand this evening, is 2-1 on
its floor this season.

The Suns defeated the Bulls earlier in the year and could hold the advantage
tonight, as the home team in this series has won seven of the last eight
meetings. Chicago has also dropped seven in a row and 10 of its last 11 in