San Antonio Spurs Still Have The Suns’ Number

May 1st, 2010 by Brandon Land Leave a reply »

Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns must be popping Tums like candy with the indigestion they likely have after advancing to the Western Conference Semifinals.

A mere two weeks ago, it seemed everything was lining up for the Phoenix Suns to be able to fast-break their way to the conference finals to face the Lakers. After all, their toughest opponent before then looked to be the Dallas Mavericks.

The Portland Trailblazers? No, Portland had too many injuries to compete for an entire series. While they sure made a series of the affair, injuries evidently kept the Blazers from displaying any sort of real depth.

The Mavericks? No, the Suns could simply force Dallas to play at their pace, a sure-fire way to ensure they could simply outscore the opposition.

Yet it was the San Antonio Spurs that came into the postseason as arguably the hottest team in basketball. The Spurs made history by being the first seven seed to take down a two seed in the modern best-of-seven format.

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