Suns hand Charlotte 13th straight loss

Suns hand Charlotte 13th straight loss
December 19, 2012, 11:34 pm
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PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 19: Luis Scola #14 of the Phoenix Suns is guarded by Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #14 of the Charlotte Bobcats on December 19, 2012 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

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PHOENIX (AP) Shannon Brown scored a season-high 26 points and the Phoenix Suns routed the Bobcats 121-104 on Wednesday night, Charlotte's league-worst 13th straight loss.

Goran Dragic added 21 points and Jared Dudley had 20 for the Suns, who have won a season-best four straight.

Phoenix connected on a season-high 17 3-pointers on 28 attempts.

Kemba Walker scored 27 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 25 to match a career high for the Bobcats, who have not won since November 24.

After taking a one-point lead at the end of the first, Phoenix outscored Charlotte 22-6 over the first six-plus minutes of the second quarter to take a 50-33 lead with 5:28 left in the first half.

The Suns extended the lead to as many 30, 96-66, on a Dudley jumper with 37.5 seconds left in the third quarter.