Sterling Bishop tapped in a rebound as time expired to give the Suns a 96-94 win over the slumping Bulls in the opening game of Monday night’s double-header at the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown.
The Suns improved to 4-6, while the Bulls dropped to 7-3 with their third loss in four games.
Sterling Bishop topped the score sheet with 30 points. James Holenko (20 points), Adam Rebello (18), and Kenny Murray (14) also hit double figures for the Suns.
Asil Cash led the Bulls with 33 points, followed by Damon Mello with 23, and Brant Silvia with 16.
Unlike the opener, the second game of the evening was barely a contest at all, as the Heat scorched the Lakers 98-67.
The Heat evened up their record at 5-5, while the Lakers had their three-game winning streak snapped and fell to 4-6.
Six Heat rang up double digits. Tim Scott drained a dozen three-pointers and finished with 24 points. Matt Rivers had 17, Clark Agnew 15, Sandy Fisher 13, Lucas Brewer 12, and Jason Dyer 11.
Jeff LaBell was the leading Laker with 21 points. Heath Estrella had 13 points and Jason O’ Donnell had 10.