It's been a different star each night for the Suns over this 11-3 run that has them back in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race. On Sunday, it was Michael Redd's turn to shine brightest.
Redd had his biggest night since joining the team, scoring 25 points -- including a run of 15 straight points over a six-minute stretch of the second quarter -- as the Suns wrapped up a run of four wins in five nights with a rare comfortable win, taking the lead three minutes in and never giving it back in a 99-86 win over the short-handed Houston Rockets.
Redd hit his first five shots, finished 10 for 13 for the night and brought back memories of his All-Star, pre-knee-surgeries form.
"That's a vintage Mike Redd performance," coach Alvin Gentry said. "He gets on a roll and he gets really difficult to guard."
The Suns are now over .500 for the first time this year at 23-22 and have pulled within a half-game of the Rockets (24-22) for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff ...