PHOENIX, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Goran Dragic started a game-closing 9-4 run with a 3-pointer Thursday, boosting Houston to a 96-89 victory over Phoenix.
The Rockets won their third in a row, all on the road. Houston improved to 3-1 on its six-game road swing.
Phoenix overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to take a seven-point lead in the third quarter, but fell behind again in the fourth.
The Suns were within two points when Dragic hit his 3-pointer with 4:24 to play and Phoenix collapsed down the stretch. The Suns turned the ball over three times the rest of the way and produced only one field goal.
Phoenix had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Channing Frye scored 21 points for Phoenix.