PHOENIX Judging the impact of the Lindsey Hunter Experiment can be a bit tricky when recent evidence is limited to a pair of weekend dates with the mighty Oklahoma City Thunder.
The last of these events ended with the Phoenix Suns needing a Wes Johnson tip-dunk at 7.8 seconds remaining to avoid establishing a new single-game, franchise record for fewest points. The 1981 Suns once staggered to a 68-point finish against the Kansas City Kings.
"We got that one out of the way hopefully," Hunter, interim head coach of the Suns, said in regard to Sunday's statistical poleaxing in OKC's 97-69 win at U.S. Airways Center.
"In this process, sometimes you take two steps back," Hunter, who has presided over 7 losses in 11 games since Alvin Gentry and the franchise decided he should be replaced, said during a stab at post-game pragmatism. "It's one game and you move on."
Actually, it's two. The Suns, who lost by 31 on Friday in Oklahoma City, were throttled in all phases at both venues. No...