Found April 15, 2014 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX -- For most of the season, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek emphasized a three-games-at-a-time approach. In the end, it was a three-game stretch that buried the Suns. Monday's 97-91 loss to the Grizzlies provided the disappointing punctuation to a surprise season and capped a revealing three-game losing streak that eliminated the Suns from playoff contention. "These last three games were like playoff games," Hornacek said. "It's little things here or there that make the difference. A lot of that comes with experience, going through it. We learned that lesson with these last three games." The Suns entered Monday's game, the last of the regular season at US Airways Center, clinging to life after losses to the Spurs and Mavericks over the weekend. To reach the postseason, the Suns needed to win their final two games and the Grizzlies had to lose their final game. Against the veteran Grizzlies team that had beat them three times already this season, the S...
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