Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Score and Analysis

Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green drives past Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Phoenix. The Suns won 128-122. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Matt York
Matthew SchmidtFeatured ColumnistMarch 7, 2014

Gerald Green hit eight three-pointers and erupted for a career-high 41 points, 25 of them coming in the third quarter, and the Phoenix Suns rallied from a 16-point deficit to stun the Oklahoma City Thunder, 128-122, on Thursday night.

The Thunder led 96-80 after Caron Butler drained a triple with 3:47 remaining in the third quarter, but from that point on, it was all Suns.

Green took over the game, knocking down six treys in the third period, three of them coming during that final 3:47. He also scored 14 of his 25 third-quarter points in that span.

Green shot 12-of-22 from the floor overall and added five rebounds and three steals.

As a team, Phoenix shot 15-of-27 from beyond the arc, overcoming sensational performances by Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant.

Westbrook scored a season-high 36 points off 13-of-22 shooting and finished one rebound and one assist shy of a triple-double. He also collected four steals.

Durant dropped 34 off a 12-for-24 clip and tallied seven boards and five dimes.

The win by the Suns snapped their 11-game losing streak to the Thunder.

Phoenix outrebounded Oklahoma City 44-33 and made 10 more free throws.

Markieff Morris contributed 24 points off the bench for the Suns and made two huge free throws late. Goran Dragic added 22.

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