Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Suns Scorches Blazers

The Phoenix Suns playing on its up tempo game down the Portland Trail Blazers with a game 5 win, 107-88 and clinch closer to end the series with a win game 6 at Portland. Amare Stoudemire and Steve Nash had a good game but it was the reserves that made the damage for the Suns. Channing Frye and Jared Dudley combined for 39 points off the bench with Frye scoring 20 points and Dudley 19. It was a blowout from the very start as the Blazers made a quick run in the first quarter leading with 14 points, 18-4. But the Suns wen on to their own run playing with a pace that they want. Amare Stoudemire added 19 points and Steve Nash has 14 points and 10 assists for the Suns. Portland never had a chance to closed the gap in the second half that saw the Suns race to a 22 point lead 90-68. Miller(21), Aldridge(17) and Bayless(17) did much to keep the game cloe for the Blazers. Brandon Roy, coming from a surprising return from a knee surgery was a non-factor on this game picking up a three quick fouls and managing only for 2 points in the first half, and eventually end up with 5 points.

On Other Playoff Games:

Orlando Magic Swept the Charlotte Bobcats 99-90 behind Vince Carter's 21 points. The Magic is the first team in the playoffs enters the second round.

Milwaukee Bucks won over the Atlanta hawks, 111-104 behind rookie Brandon Jennings (23 points), Carlos Delfino(22) on 6-of-8 from behind the arc and John Salmons (22 points) that tied the series 2-2.


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