PHOENIX -- The Hawks got sloppy and it cost them.
Poor shot selection, turnovers and defensive breakdowns led to a 92-87 loss to the Suns on Friday night at US Airways Arena.
The Hawks (33-24) had a four-game win streak snapped and lost for only the second time in the past eight games. They also had a five-game road win streak snapped.
The Hawks remained tied for fourth in the Eastern Conference with the Nets, who lost at home to the Mavericks Friday.
Al Horford had 20 points, his eighth straight game with 20 or more, and Kyle Korver added 17 points. Korver ran his streak to 51 straight games with a three-pointer.
The Suns (21-39) won their third straight game. Goran Dragic scored 19 points for the Suns before leaving in the third quarter with a bruised back.
The Suns led 45-39 at intermission after Marcus Morris hit two straight 3-pointer to end the half. They led by as many as 11 points with a 14-1 run between the second and third quarters.The Hawks were plagued by nine turnovers and Horford was forced to the bench with three first-half fouls.
DeShawn Stevenson was hurt in the first minute of play when he dislocated his left middle finger catching a pass from Smith. An X-ray was negative and Stevenson returned in the second quarter.
The Hawks' road continues a 3-1 road trip Sunday against the Lakers. It ends Monday at the Nuggets.
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