Ghosts of Christmas Past

It’s Christmas Day in Phoenix. You wake up early, even before the kids, to take care of some last-minute errands. But it isn’t because you’re a good dad and want to be free of afternoon obligations in order to spend quality time with the fam. No, you do it because the Phoenix Suns are hosting the hated San Antonio Spurs, and all you want to do is lay in your own filth and watch the Suns school their rivals. Then some scrub named Roger Mason hits a buzzer-beating game winner and . . . and . . . up yours, Santa.

Remember how poopy that felt? Remember?? Well, we do, and we hope the Suns do, too, when they host the Spurs in a rematch on Thursday, January 29, at U.S. Airways Center.

Thu., Dec. 25, 12:30 p.m.; Thu., Jan. 29, 8:30 p.m., 2008


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