The Logic Of Dragic: Putting Goran Dragic’s Ambush Into Perspective

May 8th, 2010 by Samuel Bell Jr Leave a reply »
Who would've thought?

Entering Game Three of the Phoenix Suns-San Antonio Spurs Western Conference semifinal, the Suns held an improbable 2-0 lead over their playoff nemesis.

Suns fans have been completely and utterly tortured by the Spurs in the 2000s, losing four playoff series against them in perplexing fashion.

It seemed every time these two teams got together, some devil appeared and cursed the Suns, and some twisted fate would send them home with the same results.

A heartbreaking series loss.

There was the face injury heard around the world (and felt collectively by Suns fans) to Joe Johnson, Robert Horry summoning his inner Tie Domi and checking Steve Nash into the boards, and subsequent suspensions to Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw.

Oh, and Tim Duncan draining a three to sink the Suns. I could keep going, but for the sake of the present I choose to digress.

And then there's 2010.

Phoenix came out with a vengeance at home against the Spurs, acting like that dude Liam Neeson in Taken. The Spurs were those slave traders in France and the Suns were Neeson.

You know how ...

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