PHOENIX, March 17 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Suns had eight players in double figures in Tuesday's dizzying 152-114 win over Minnesota.
Jason Richardson scored 27 points to lead the onslaught, in which Phoenix led by as many as 41 points and set a season high-scoring mark for the entire league. Amare Stoudemire scored 25 and Steve Nash had 13 points and 14 assists for the Suns.
The game was close through the first quarter, which ended with Phoenix up 38-33. The Suns outscored Minnesota 41-28 in the second quarter and led 79-61 at the half.
The Suns led by as many as 39 in the third quarter and finished with a 56.1 percent shooting percentage from the field for the entire game. They hit 15-of-31 from 3-point range.