The sun is very bright in Arizona. The Phoenix
Suns achieved their second win of their series against Denver
Nuggets, this time with a lot of solvency, and they are getting closer and closer to the conference finals. A great team effort allowed last night to achieve a resounding victory for 123 to 98.
Everything blows in favor of the Suns in this tie. Last night’s triumph was not unexpected or something that happened suddenly. The team of Monty
Williams he was building his lead little by little throughout the match with great decision making.
It is impossible to single out a player from Phoenix and inevitably putting everyone from A’s up. The five Headlines they exceeded ten points and were equal parts of the victory.
So much Devin
Booker What DeAndre
Ayton Y Chris
Paul got a triple double for their private account, showing that all three are integral parts of the Phoenix roadmap. Booker went to the 18-10, Ayton achieved 15-10 and Paul, in turn, did it with assists to end 17-15.
Nobody in Denver He was able to stop the good game of his rival. Just Nikola
Jokicflamente Mvp of the league, had a remarkable performance. The Serbian scored 24 points, captured 13 rebounds and distributed 6 basket passes. But he was alone, very alone.
Jr. had a horrible night with very little success, Facundo
Campazzo he saw each of his attempts stopped and the rest of the Nuggets fell apart with Phoenix’s physical and tactical display.
Given the difference in the score, both coaches took advantage of something unusual in the playoff: giving minutes to the less usual. The rotation was long in both teams, aware that the game had little history and that it was better to rest the starters.
Phoenix proved again that its regular season results should not to surprise to nobody. They are a team balanced and talented enough to cover their backs if one fails one day. And when all three work, they are unstoppable.
The series will now travel to Colorado where the Nuggets will seek to close the gap and get their first victory of the tie. They will need to adjust and find alternatives to Jokic, which has been shown to be unable to carry the full weight of the game.