PHOENIX (AP) Patty Mills had 21 points, matching his career high with six 3-pointers, and the San Antonio Spurs pulled away for a surprisingly difficult 118-111 victory over the skidding Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
Tony Parker also scored 21 for San Antonio, including a spinning drive through the lane that made it a seven-point game with 1:03 to play. LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs.
Alex Len had a career-high 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for the Suns, who lost their 11th in a row and 26th in the last 28 games.
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The Spurs improved to 47-9, a franchise-best through 56 games, but it was a struggle.