Hornets Fall To Phoenix

Friday, April 6th 2007, 3:28 pm
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Phoenix Suns rode Leandro Barbosa's 26 points to a 103 -95 win over the New Orleans Hornets at Oklahoma City.

Barbosa drained a 3-pointer that gave the Suns a 91- 71 lead with about seven minutes left.

Steve Nash matched a career high with his 49th double-double of the season, finishing with 15 points and 12 assists. He was 2 rebounds shy of his first triple-double of the year.

Shawn Marion added 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Suns, who built a 14-point lead after the 1st quarter.

David West finished with 17 points and Marc Jackson added 16 for the Hornets.