Phoenix Suns top New Orleans Pelicans in Game 6 to advance in playoffs

The Phoenix Suns beat the New Orleans Pelicans Thursday in Game 6 of their Western Conference first-round NBA Playoffs series to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. Look back at our updates from the game.

Phoenix Suns close out New Orleans Pelicans in Game 6

The Suns closed out the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 6 of their NBA Playoffs series with a 115-109 win on Thursday night in New Orleans.

The Suns will next face the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference semifinals Game 1 on Monday night in Phoenix.

Suns point guard Chris Paul scored 33 points for the Suns on 14-for-14 shooting to lead the Suns to the win.

Deandre Ayton had 22 points on 10-for 12 shooting.

Devin Booker had 13 points in his return to the Suns lineup, including a clutch three late.

Brandon Ingram led the Pelicans with 21 points.

Phoenix outscored New Orleans 34-27 in the third quarter and 33-24 in the fourth quarter after being down by 10 points at the half.

score: Suns 115, Pelicans 109 (final)

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