CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Amare Stoudemire had 22 points and 12 rebounds to help the Phoenix Suns win their 10th consecutive game, 114-84 over the Charlotte Bobcats.

Stoudemire had his seventh double-double in eight games, Boris Diaw added 17 points, Leandro Barbosa had 15, and Shawn Marion and Raja Bell had 14 each. Steve Nash had 11 points and 10 assists.

Sean May scored a career-high 26 points for the Bobcats, who suffered their third straight loss, all by 20 or more points. Raymond Felton added 14 points, and Emeka Okafor and Matt Carroll had 12 each.

Charlotte led by as many as seven points early and led after the first quarter, 30-27.

But Phoenix went ahead 57-54 at the half, then held the Bobcats to 10-of-36 shooting from the field in the second half to lead by as many as 36 points late in the fourth quarter.


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