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Booker's 39 lead Suns past Spurs

The Suns lost to Dallas but beat San Antonio on their two-game Mexico City road trip (Photo courtesy: AP). The Suns lost to Dallas but beat San Antonio on their two-game Mexico City road trip (Photo courtesy: AP).
MEXICO CITY (AP) -

Devin Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second straight game in Mexico City and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday in the fifth regular-season game in the country.
    
Booker was 12 of 22 from the field, and Eric Bledsoe added 17 points and 10 assists. Coming off a loss to Dallas in their Mexican opener Thursday night, the Suns overcame an 11-point deficit to snap a two-game losing streak.
    
Kawhi Leonard had 38 points for the Spurs (31-9).
    
Booker made two baskets to give the Suns the lead in the last minute, including a dunk off a break with Bledsoe to put them ahead 106-103. Leonard made two free throws to get San Antonio within one. P.J. Tucker made two free throws, and the Spurs' Danny Green missed an open 3-pointer to seal the win for Phoenix.
    
Phoenix is the first team to play two regular-season games in the same season south of the border.
    
UP NEXT
    
Suns: Host the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
    
Spurs: Host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.

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