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10/13/2012 12:51 AM EDT
Morris scores 14 points, Suns beat Blazers 104-93
PHOENIX 104, PORTLAND 93
PHOENIX (AP) -- Markieff Morris scored 14 points to lead five
players in double figures and the Phoenix Suns beat the Portland
Trail Blazers 104-93 in their preseason home opener Friday
Morris had an eventful first half, scoring five points and
committing four fouls in only 3:47 on the floor. But the
second-year forward hit 4 of 5 shots in the second half as the
Suns extended a seven point halftime lead to as many as 16.
Luis Scola, Wesley Johnson and Shannon Brown had 12 points each
for the Suns, who led for all but the first 2:40 of the game.
Michael Beasley added 10 points.
Damian Lillard scored 15 points, and Meyers Leonard and Nicolas
Batum had 14 apiece for the Blazers.
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