Phoenix Suns defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 152-114

PHOENIX - The season is fast running out -- well, not nearly fast enough -- but school sure was in Tuesday night during the Timberwolves' astounding 152-114 loss at Phoenix.

Two-time league MVP Steve Nash and his locomotive Suns provided the painful instruction on a night when Nash had 11 of his 14 assists by halftime ... and the Suns already had scored 79 points by then.

That's right:

79 points in a half.

And 152 in a game.

That's the most ever in a first h...