Stoudemire scores 23 in Suns' win over Rockets

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Phoenix Suns' Amare Stoudemire is triple teamed by Houston Rockets' Luis Scola, Aaron Brooks, and Trevor Ariza in the fourth quarter during a NBA basketball game on Tuesday Nov. 17, 2009 in Houston. Phoenix won 111-105.(AP Photo/Bob Levey) By Bob Levey Phoenix Suns' Amare Stoudemire is triple teamed by Houston Rockets' Luis Scola, Aaron Brooks, and Trevor Ariza in the fourth quarter during a NBA basketball game on Tuesday Nov. 17, 2009 in Houston. Phoenix won 111-105.(AP Photo/Bob Levey) By Bob Levey

HOUSTON (AP) -- Amare Stoudemire scored 23 points and Steve Nash had 16 assists as the Phoenix Suns recovered from a slow start to beat the Houston Rockets 111-105 on Tuesday night.

Jason Richardson scored 20 points for the Suns, who have won eight of their last 11 games against the Rockets in Houston.

Carl Landry scored a career-high 27 points off the bench and Aaron Brooks had a career-best 13 assists for the Rockets.

The Suns rallied from a double-digit deficit to win for the fifth time this season.

They're the only team to reach 100 points in all of their games so far.