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Eric Bledsoe hits buzzer-beater for Suns’ first win

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Phoenix Suns Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

The Phoenix Suns are finally in the win column this season, thanks none other than to one of their Wildcats.

The Suns were 0-4 and staring at the possibility of another hit when guard Eric Bledsoe, one of the veterans being counted on to help the young roster find its way, hit a high-arcing three-pointer as time expired to beat the Trail Blazers 118-115 in overtime Wednesday in what was a wild affair.

Bledsoe's layup with 1.1 seconds left in regulation gave the Suns a 103-101 lead, but after a timeout, Mason Plumlee inbounded to Meyers Leonard for a layup at the buzzer to send the game to overtime, where Bledsoe ended the wild affair with his big shot.

"I wanted the ball," Bledsoe said. "I was just going to get whatever they gave me. The shot was there, I took the shot and just took it with confidence, and you live with the results."