Suns vs Jazz recap: Jared Dudley's 22 lift Phoenix to 99-84 win

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The Suns won their second straight game on Friday night at home and improved to 9-15.

A 34-22 first quarter gave the Phoenix Suns all of the momentum from the opening tip, and they would never look back as they held on to defeat the Utah Jazz, 99-84.

Jared Dudley led all scorers with 22 points on 9-of-12 from the field, including 2-of-4 from the three-point line, adding five assists and four rebounds. Goran Dragic added 17 points on 6-of-14 shooting, including five assists, two rebounds and two steals.

The Suns' defense stifled the Jazz all evening long, forcing 16 turnovers and holding their opponent to just 27.3 percent from the arc.

Al Jefferson scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Utah, adding three blocks. Michael Beasley came off the bench for Phoenix to score 11 points on 3-of-9 from the field, including 2-of-2 from the three-point line.

With the win, Phoenix improved to 9-15 on the season and won their second straight game. Utah fell to 13-11. The Suns will host the Sacramento Kings on Monday.

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