Leandro Barbosa was a positive note in the Suns' loss, hitting five of five shots in the first half, including three treys.It's not the end of the world.
Each NBA playoff series is a best-of-seven, and we've seen many teams lose the first game and go on to take the series.
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Steve Nash's having a great season at the ripe old age of 35, but his sharpshooting couldn't get his team the W last night.The beaten-up Portland Trail Blazers played and lost the night before, and were in eighth place in the NBA's Western Conference.
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The Suns played well in Portland. They actually demonstrated some cohesion.
It looked for this game like the running Suns, returned suddenly from the old Mike D'Antoni days, could actually work Shaq into the offense. It wasn't his best night; the big man had 19 points and six reboun ... More >>
Brandon Roy's scoring 22 points a game for the Blazers
Tonight's Phoenix Suns versus Portland Trail Blazers game is not only an important matchup for the team's push toward Western Conference respectability, but it also marks the return of Suns Coach Terry Porter to the city where he starred.
It's about the fast-break points, stupid! The Phoenix Suns, though way off last year's pace, had six in their weekend game against the Portland Trail Blazers. We wouldn't say they dominated the Blazers, but they held on to win at home 102-92.
In other words, hope was reborn, after the Suns' em ... More >>