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Suns 114, Wolves 90: It's not what you do, it's the way you do it

Let’s recap the past two games. Jason Smith had 26 points on 16 shots against the Wolves a couple days ago. They lost to a tanking New Orleans team on the road. Monday night, Markieff Morris had 21 points on 15 shots off the bench. The Suns beat the Wolves IN MINNEAPOLIS by 24 points. […]

Timberwolves 127, Suns 124: No defenders need apply

On Monday, we wondered aloud about the consequences of losing Ricky Rubio for the season. We suggested that Rubio’s defensive skills–his “ability to create turnovers, disrupt the pick-and-roll game and conjure frenzied defensive energy”–might be even more keenly missed than his mystic passing. And, gracious, did that ever prove to be the case against the […]

Timberwolves 95, Suns 104: We're Still Here

Of course it is ridiculously unfair that the Timberwolves were playing their third game in three nights while the Suns had been reading romance novels and drinking margaritas by the pool (probably) for the past week.  But such is the absurdity of this lockout-contaminated NBA schedule. What you cannot control you must accept: good people […]