Can The Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic Slow The Wheels Of Fate?

May 22nd, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
The prospects of advancing to the NBA Finals appear bleak for the Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic, but if either team should fail in their respective Game Three contests, the odds become virtually impossible.

Trying to overcome a 2-0 deficit is a difficult task under most circumstances, but considering the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics sport a recent championship pedigree, the level of difficulty is increased tenfold.

Most observers believe each series is over anyway— and that may be true. But if either the Suns or Magic fall behind 3-0 it's hard to picture them winning four games in a row against the Lakers or Celtics.

So game three is paramount to each team's chances of remaining relevant this postseason, and if the Suns and Magic hope to prolong their seasons, attention must be paid to several areas of each team's approach.

It has become apparent that the Suns are not going to be able to stop Los Angeles from scoring, but they must find a way to reduce the Lakers' ridiculous 58 percent field goal average through two games.

That field goal percentage has accounted for 252 points, an average of 126 per ...

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