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Suns vs Pelicans Final: 139-132 - Recap

Devin Booker poured in 44 points for Phoenix on Thursday, as they defeated New Orleans 139-132 at Smoothie King Center.

Bettors who backed the Suns were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +4.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 235.5.

Phoenix got 20 points from Frank Kaminsky and another 18 points from Cameron Johnson. Ricky Rubio contributed 15 assists, while Kelly Oubre Jr. cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

The Pelicans got a 26-point performance from JJ Redick, who was supported by 23 points from Jrue Holiday. Lonzo Ball had 11 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Jrue Holiday grabbed 7 rebounds.

The Suns hit the break winning 74-70 before taking care of business in the second half.

Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-40.

Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Dallas.