ORLANDO, Fla. – Amare Stoudemire scored 30 points and the Phoenix Suns won their 11th straight game, beating the Orlando Magic 103-89 on Monday night.

Shawn Marion scored 19 points and Steve Nash added 18 points and 15 assists for Phoenix.

Trevor Ariza had a season-high 19 points and seven rebounds for the Magic. Dwight Howard, plagued by foul problems, had four points and three rebounds in 19 minutes before fouling out.

The Suns outscored the Magic 20-3 in the first eight minutes of the third quarter to break open what had been a close game to that point. The Magic missed eight straight shots and turned the ball over five times during that stretch.

Stoudemire had 10 points in the quarter as the Suns pushed the lead to 21 points before settling for a 85-67 lead at the end of the period.

AP-ES-12-11-06 2135EST


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