Suns slip past Hawks

11:39 PM, Mar 1, 2013   |    comments
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Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Goran Dragic left in the third with a back injury, but Marcus Morris led a spirited bench effort to help the Phoenix Suns down the Atlanta Hawks, 92-87, and capture their third straight win.

Dragic had 19 points with six assists before exiting, but Morris helped keep the Suns afloat by making 4-of-5 from long distance to finish with 16 points.

Phoenix's bench tallied 58 points as a unit, with Wesley Johnson scoring 15, Jermaine O'Neal donating 12 and Markieff Morris adding 11 in the victory.

After winning the first three of their six-game road trip, the Hawks fell in search of their sixth consecutive victory on the road overall. Al Horford scored 20 points and Kyle Korver chipped in with 17 points and eight rebounds.

Josh Smith was held to five points on 2-for-11 shooting, but grabbed 10 boards and handed out five assists in the setback.

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