Eric Bledsoe turns in massive stat line in loss

Eric Bledsoe

 scored 26 points — one off his career high — and added a career-best 14 assists for Phoenix, which opened the season with home wins over and Utah. The Suns stayed with City thanks to 14-of-37 3-point shooting but eventually were done in by 23 turnovers.

Serge Ibaka added nine points and 10 rebounds for City.

Phoenix led 79-73 after a 3-pointer by Bledsoe with 7:46 left, but the Thunder scored next eight points, including layups by Westbrook and Reggie Jackson, the latter putting City ahead 81-79 with 6:11 left.

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