Hill plays in 82nd game, leads Suns past WarriorsPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- Grant Hill completed his most durable pro season by scoring 27 points and grabbing 10 rebounds Wednesday night to lead the Phoenix Suns past the depleted Golden State Warriors 117-113.
Hill, who has been plagued by injuries throughout his 15 NBA seasons, appeared in all 82 games for the first time in his career. His 27 points matched his season high.
Leandro Barbosa added 18 points for the Suns, who failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2004. Shaquille O'Neal scored 15 for Phoenix.
Anthony Morrow wrapped up his strong rookie season with 33 points and 12 rebounds for the Warriors, who had eight players in uniform and used only seven. C.J. Watson had 20 points and 12 assists. Kelenna Azubuike added 18 points for Golden State.
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