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Blazers roll past Suns in second half to clinch playoff spot

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns. The Blazers have won four straight as they edge closer to their first Northwest Division title since 2008-09. LaMarcus Aldridge added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Portland led by as...
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Trail Blazers clinch playoff spot with victory over Suns

  Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns. The Blazers have won four straight as they edge closer to their first Northwest Division title since 2008-09. LaMarcus Aldridge added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Portland led by as many as 31 points...
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Blazers clinch playoff spot with 109-86 win over Phoenix

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns. The Blazers have won four straight as they edge closer to their first Northwest Division title since 2008-09. LaMarcus Aldridge added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Portland led by...
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Gerald Green goes high for two-handed alley-oop dunk against Blazers

Gerald Green hasn’t been playing a lot as of late. He got that chance against Portland on Monday night and he did not disappoint. Keep on flying, Gerald Green: I think he still hasn’t come down. *** Gerald Green pic from Getty Images. Video from NBA.
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Russell Westbrook throws down amazing alley-oop dunk against Suns

The Oklahoma City Thunder came back from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns, 109-97. Russell Westbrook had yet another great game as he finished with 33 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists. Russ worked hard for two of those points as he threw down an alley-oop that pretty much posterized his own teammate, Enes Kanter. D.J. Augustin tosses it and Westbrook catches it: ...
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Oklahoma City rallies for win at Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) -- Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night. D.J. Augustin scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter for the Thunder, who snapped a four-game road skid. Steven Adams had 13 points and 16 rebounds, and Dion Waiters scored 18 points...
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Suns-Trail Blazers Preview

Another win for the Portland Trail Blazers will clinch a playoff spot and inch them closer to their first Northwest Division title in six years. It would also help alleviate any concerns over a five-game skid earlier this month. They'll go for their fourth straight victory since that slide Monday night at home against the Phoenix Suns, who just lost to the Trail Blazers in the desert...
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Suns fail in 'do-or-die' moment vs. Thunder

PHOENIX -- Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night. D.J. Augustin scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter for the Thunder, who snapped a four-game road skid. Steven Adams had 13 points and 16 rebounds, and Dion Waiters scored 18 points. Oklahoma...
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Thunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night. D.J. Augustin scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter for the Thunder, who snapped a four-game road skid. Steven Adams had 13 points and 16 rebounds, and Dion Waiters scored 18 points. Oklahoma...
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Suns face Thunder in virtual must-win game

After the Oklahoma City Thunder held their own for five weeks without Kevin Durant, their first game since learning the MVP wouldn't return this season wasn't as promising. They won't have long to regroup before visiting a desperate Phoenix Suns team looking to gain ground in the playoff race. Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City will try to avoid a season-worst fifth straight road...
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Thunder-Suns Preview

After the Oklahoma City Thunder held their own for five weeks without Kevin Durant, their first game since learning the MVP wouldn't return this season wasn't as promising. They won't have long to regroup before visiting a desperate Phoenix Suns team looking to gain ground in the playoff race. Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City will try to avoid a season-worst fifth straight road...
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Aldridge leads Trail Blazers to 87-81 win over Suns

PHOENIX (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame one of their worst shooting performances of the season, rallying from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter for an 87-81 win Friday night over the Phoenix Suns. Aldridge had 12 points in the fourth quarter and 10 in the last 3:26 of the game, and grabbed nine rebounds. Former Sun Robin...
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Hot Rod Hundley, former Suns and Jazz announcer, dies

PHOENIX -- Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. The Jazz said Hundley died at his home in the Phoenix area. Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009. He joined the franchise before its first season in New Orleans in 1974-75 and moved with the team to Salt Lake City in 1979-80. "Hot Rod...
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Steve Nash ‘Phoenix Suns’ Caricature Art

A long list of great point guards have played for the Phoenix Suns and the freshly retired Steve Nash leaves as the Suns all-time leader in 3-Pt Field Goals, 3-Pt Field Goal Attempts, Assists, 3-Pt Field Goal Pct, Free Throw Pct, Offensive Rating and Offensive Win Shares. Not bad for a kid from Canada. Art by Muideen Ogunmola aka Blocknation. The post Steve Nash ‘Phoenix Suns’...
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Suns playoff hopes take a hit from Kings

PHOENIX -- DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, all but four coming in the first three quarters, and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 108-99 on Thursday night. Cousins also had three assists, two steals and a block, and Rudy Gay scored 14 points for the Kings, who have won four straight. Markieff Morris scored 24 points, and Eric Bledsoe and Marcus...
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DeMarcus Cousins scores 24 points to lead Kings over Suns

  DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, all but four coming in the first three quarters, and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 108-99 on Thursday night. Cousins also had three assists, two steals and a block, and Rudy Gay scored 14 points for the Kings, who have won four straight. Markieff Morris scored 24 points, and Eric Bledsoe and Marcus Morris...
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Cousins scores 24 points, Kings top Suns 108-99

PHOENIX (AP) DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, all but four coming in the first three quarters, and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 108-99 on Thursday night. Cousins also had three assists, two steals and a block, and Rudy Gay scored 14 points for the Kings, who have won four straight. Markieff Morris scored 24 points, and Eric Bledsoe and...
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Kings-Suns Preview

The Phoenix Suns are three games out of the final Western Conference playoff spot with 11 to play. Nine of those 11 will be played against winning teams. Six of those nine will be played on the road. Three of those six will be visits to the defending NBA champion and the likely top seed in each conference. Squeaking into the playoffs would be a considerable accomplishment, and given...
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P.J. Tucker… the Harden stopper!

Houston’s James Harden is on a tear this season. So much so, he is mentioned as a strong MVP candidate and has Houston among the best teams in the West sans Dwight Howard. Yes, Harden has proven this season almost no one can slow him down. Enter the Suns’ P.J. Tucker. As Tucker found himself locked in on defense against Harden, P.J. did one outstanding job of keeping in front...
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P.J. Tucker… the Harden stopper!

Houston’s James Harden is on a tear this season. So much so, he is mentioned as a strong MVP candidate and has Houston among the best teams in the West sans Dwight Howard. Yes, Harden has proven this season almost no one can slow him down. Enter the Suns’ P.J. Tucker. As Tucker found himself locked in on defense against Harden, P.J. did one outstanding job of keeping in front...
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Archie Goodwin hit big shot to boost Suns over Mavericks

  Archie Goodwin hasn't made a bigger shot in his young NBA career. The second-year guard from Kentucky sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with two minutes to play and the Phoenix Suns pulled out a 98-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. It was just the 10th 3-pointer of the season for Goodwin. ''It felt great,'' he said. ''I've been working on it and for me to be able...
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Suns hit big shots to beat Mavs

PHOENIX (AP) -- Archie Goodwin sank the go-ahead 3-pointer, Markieff Morris added a critical jumper in the final 30 seconds and the Phoenix Suns pulled out a 98-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Dallas rallied from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit and was up 86-80 with 5 minutes to play. But the Mavericks went four minutes without scoring while the Suns climbed...
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Goodwin, Morris hit big shots, Suns beat Mavs

PHOENIX -- Archie Goodwin sank the go-ahead 3-pointer, Markieff Morris added a critical jumper in the final 30 seconds and the Phoenix Suns pulled out a 98-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Dallas rallied from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit and was up 86-80 with 5 minutes to play. But the Mavericks went four minutes without scoring while the Suns climbed back...
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Goodwin, Morris hit big shots, Suns beat Mavs 98-92

PHOENIX (AP) Archie Goodwin sank the go-ahead 3-pointer, Markieff Morris added a critical jumper in the final 30 seconds and the Phoenix Suns pulled out a 98-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Dallas rallied from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit and was up 86-80 with 5 minutes to play. But the Mavericks went four minutes without scoring while the Suns climbed...
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Video: Eric Bledsoe’s career night powers Suns to upset win over Rockets

Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe had arguably the best game of his NBA career Saturday night, and it kept the Suns right in the middle of a tight race for the West’s No. 8 seed.  Bledsoe scored a career-high 34 points to help the Suns withstand a fourth-quarter charge by the Rockets in a 117-102 victory. Bledsoe […]
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