The Blazers came into the game with a three-game winning streak looking for another against the Phoenix Suns. Brandon Roy scored 26 points and a big jumper late in the fourth quarter to add Phoenix to the streak. Marcus Camby had 16 points and 18 rebounds and LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 points to help Portland win its third straight game over the Suns this season.
The Phoenix Suns were trying to come back in the game after the Blazers missed eight straight possessions, but they couldn’t get past the Blazers’ defense. Steve Nash had 24 points and only 5 assists for the Suns, who lost their third straight game.