After outscoring the Knicks, 38-17, in the 4th quarter, the Suns earned a 128-105 victory in Phoenix. Deandre Ayton led all scorers with 26 points (10-14 FG) and 15 rebounds for the Suns, while Chris Paul added 17 points, six rebounds and 11 assists in the victory. Julius Randle tallied 24 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for the Knicks in the losing effort. The Suns improve to 48-19 on the season, while the Knicks fall to 37-30.
Deandre Ayton (Phoenix Suns) with a dunk vs the New York Knicks, 05/07/2021
PHOENIX (AP) Deandre Ayton scored 26 points, a feisty Chris Paul added 17 points and 11 assists and the Phoenix Suns stayed in the hunt for the top record in the NBA by beating the New York Knicks 128-105 on Friday night. The Suns stunned the Knicks by taking a 90-88 lead into the fourth quarter after scoring four points in less than a second. Torrey Craig tipped in Devin Booker's miss with 0.8 seconds left and Cameron Payne stole the in-bounds pass and made a layup.
Deandre Ayton (Phoenix Suns) with an alley oop vs the Atlanta Hawks, 05/05/2021
Deandre Ayton (Phoenix Suns) with an alley oop vs the Cleveland Cavaliers, 05/04/2021