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Suns hand Warriors their 1st loss of season
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PHOENIX (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Phoenix Suns to a come-from-behind 107-95 victory Sunday over the Golden State Warriors, leaving the NBA with no unbeaten teams.

Fellow reserve Gerald Green added 16 of his 19 points in the final quarter, when the Suns surged ahead after trailing by eight through three.

Stephen Curry scored 28 points but just six in the second half, when he was plagued by missed shots and foul trouble. Curry, who entered tied for the NBA scoring lead, added 10 assists for his fourth double-double of the season.

Draymond Green added 22 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors (5-1), who played without Klay Thompson (sprained right hand).

The Suns took an 83-82 lead on three free throws by Green with 8:55 to go, and led 90-86 on a 3-pointer by Green with 6:07 left. The key basket came from Marcus Morris, who drained a 3-pointer with 3:41 remaining to give the Suns a 100-89 lead.

Goran Dragic finished with 19 points and Marcus Morris 17.

Phoenix and Golden State were the top two teams in fast-break points entering the game. They got off to a blistering pace on offense, running the court back and forth. The Suns trailed by as many as nine points in the first quarter, with Curry and Green combining for 20 points in the first 12 minutes.

Dragic had 13 first-quarter points but the Warriors led 30-28 going into the second.

Dragic did much of his early scoring against former teammate Leandro Barbosa, who started for Thompson. Thompson averages 23.8 points.

Curry scored five points in a matter of seconds when he hit a 3-pointer, then stole the inbounds pass for a layup to give the Warriors their largest lead of the first half, 54-41 with 2:31 to go until halftime.

The Warriors led 58-47 at halftime.

The Suns (3-4) cut the lead to 62-59 on a 3-pointer from Marcus Morris with 8:47 to go in the third quarter and could have cut into the deficit more, but Markieff Morris missed four straight free throws.

The Warriors went back up by 12, but Curry picked up two quick fouls in the final seconds of the third after scoring only two points in the quarter. He had to exit with four fouls, and Golden State led 79-71 heading into the fourth.

The Suns scored 36 fourth-quarter points to run away with the victory and are 137-88 all-time against the Warriors, the highest win total against any opponent in team history.



Warriors: First-year coach Steve Kerr and Barbosa received warm welcomes from the crowd at the US Airways Center. Kerr is the Suns’ former general manager and Barbosa spent eight seasons with Phoenix, most recently 2013-2014.. Kerr, on his NBA career as player, broadcaster, GM and now coach: “Now my kids don’t care where I’m at every day so I might as well coach.” . The Warriors committed 27 turnovers (10 by Curry), giving them a total of 53 in their last two games.

Suns: Coach Jeff Hornacek was called for a technical foul for arguing a non-call against the Warriors’ Andrew Bogut, who challenged Dragic’s drive to the basket with 8:27 to play in the first quarter.