PHOENIX (AP) -- Steve Nash made all seven shots, two of them 3-pointers, and handed out nine assists, then sat out the fourth quarter to watch his Phoenix Suns complete a 102-77 rout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Jared Dudley scored 18 and Nash 17 for the Suns. Marcin Gortat added 12.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 14 points for the Trail Blazers, who shot 33 percent, 28 percent in the first half. Portland's Nicolas Batum scored 12. Jamal Crawford added 10 points but shot just 3 of 14.
The Trail Blazers, entering the game with the best record in the Western Conference at 5-1, played for the second night in a row and third time in four nights.
Phoenix had three reserves in double figures: Shannon Brown 14, Markieff Morris 13 and Hakim Warrick 12.
The Blazers entered the game third in the NBA with 102.8 points per game. They had won at Oklahoma City on Tuesday night and beaten the Los Angeles Lakers in Portland on Thursday.
On Friday, they were sluggish and sloppy from t...