Originally written February 29, 2012 on nba.com/suns:
By Jerry Browneastvalleytribune.com, April 2, 2008 DENVER - This was no place, and no time, to run out of reinforcements. Playing their fourth game in five nights — from New Jersey to Phoenix to mile-high Colorado — the Suns were so low on weapons and gunpowder Tuesday at the Pepsi Center they had to resort to hand-to-hand combat with a desperate Denver team teetering on the edge of the Western Conference playoff race. Without Grant Hill for a third straight game, without Raja Bell after he was ejected early in the third quarter and without Boris Diaw, who fouled out with 1:14 left, the Suns kept swinging but finally fell. The 126-120 loss left both teams exhausted and dead even — for both the back-to-back battles over the last 24 hours and the season series.
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