Originally written January 25, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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PHOENIX -- It's a long climb back to respectability for the basement-dwelling Phoenix Suns. However, the first 48 hours of Lindsey Hunter's interim head coaching career produced something that the team hadn't accomplished since before Christmas -- back-to-back wins. Goran Dragic scored 19 of his 24 points in the first half, and Marcin Gortat added 15 points as the Suns followed up Wednesday's win in Sacramento in Hunter's coaching debut with a 93-88 win over the banged-up and slumping Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday. "This season has been so crazy, and to win a couple of games really feels great," said Dragic, who was limping on a sore hip re-injured after a collision with the Clippers' Caron Butler late in the game. "We're going step by step and game by game. We've won two, but it's not a good picture yet." Luis Scola and Markieff Morris had 14 points apiece for Phoenix, which was 13-28 and had lost 13 of its past 15 ga...
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