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Wizards beat Suns 128-107 for first home win

The Washington Wizards beat the Phoenix Suns 128-107 in an NBA basketball game on Monday, Jan. 11 despite 33 points from the Suns’ Devin Booker, shown above in a file photo. (Miner file photo)

The Washington Wizards beat the Phoenix Suns 128-107 in an NBA basketball game on Monday, Jan. 11 despite 33 points from the Suns’ Devin Booker, shown above in a file photo. (Miner file photo)

WASHINGTON - Bradley Beal scored 34 points and the Washington Wizards snapped their three-game losing streak and won at home for the first time this season, beating the Phoenix Suns 128-107 over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.

The Wizards (3-8), who had lost five straight at home, played without guard Russell Westbrook. He will miss at least a week with a left quadriceps injury.

Devin Booker lead Phoenix (7-4) with 33 points. Chris Paul had 14 points and 11 assists. Mikal Bridges also had 14.

Washington never trailed and was ahead by 32 with 4:16 to play in the second quarter.

TIP-INS

Suns: F/C Jalen Smith missed his third straight game for health and safety protocol reasons. … G Cameron Payne was out for the second time with a strained right ankle.

UP NEXT

Suns: Host the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.

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