PHOENIX In Wednesday night's episode of How The Lottery Picks Turn, some disorder was restored by the Phoenix Suns.
Riding a draft-diminishing wave of a three-game winning streak, the Suns parlayed four days of practice into a demonstration of how to hold a team under 100 points and still lose by 27.
"That was pretty bad," interim coach Lindsey Hunter said after the Suns fell to 8-12 under his watch. "I do not see one bright spot to take from that game other than it's over."
The 98-71 victory was claimed by the Toronto Raptors (24-38), who hit town on a five-game losing streak and the convenient variable of Bassy's Revenge.
Bassy, of course, is recently acquired point guard Sebastian Telfair, who on Tuesday admitted being bitter over the Suns giving his backup role to rookie Kendall Marshall and then shipping him out of town.
With Marshall going by the name "KButter5" in his Twitter handle, this showdown could have been labeled Butter vs. Bitter.
When it was over Marshall's...