Devin Booker hits game-winning jumper to lift Suns over Mavericks
Phoenix guard Devin Booker plays 35 minuts, making 12 of 20 field goal attempts. AP

DEVIN Booker scored 25 of his 36 points in the second half, including a jumper with 1.4 seconds left to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 100-98 victory over the Mavericks on Saturday in Dallas (Sunday, Manila time).

The Suns ended a two-game skid and notched their 22nd win in 66 outings.

TJ Warren scored 16 and Eric Bledsoe had 12 points for Phoenix.

The Mavericks saw their win streak end at four, absorbing their 37th loss in 65 games even as Dirk Nowitzki again came up with a fine performance.

Four nights after joining the 30,000-point club, Nowitzki came up with a strong start and scored 19 in the first half, finishing with 23, making a career-high 13 shots in 14 attempts from the line.

Devin Harris came up with 14 points, while Yogi Ferrell added 13 for Dallas.

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