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Suns stinker in Game 7 overshadows excellent regular season

May. 16, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul worked his way around the perimeter and got the shot he wanted on the first offensive possession for the Phoenix Suns — an open 14-foot jumper near the free-throw line that he's made plenty of times during his 17-year NBA career. It rattled in and out of...

Doncic leads Mavs over Suns 123-90 in Game 7 blowout

May. 15, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It was no surprise when Luka Doncic looked ready for Game 7, calmly draining his first three shots to give the Dallas Mavericks an early lead. The stunner came over the next two hours: The top-seeded Phoenix Suns had no response. Doncic scored 35...

Pair of 7s: Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns happy to be home

May. 14, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The NBA's long regular season can be tedious, but make no mistake, it matters. Just ask the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns — two teams who have home-court advantage in Game 7 of their respective second-round NBA playoff series on Sunday thanks to superior...

Doncic, Mavericks cruise past Suns 113-86 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic has his first victory in an elimination game. Now the young Dallas superstar gets another one — and another Game 7 to boot. Doncic scored 33 points and the Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 113-86 on Thursday night to force a deciding game...

Nikola Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP title

May. 11, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA's Most Valuable Player. The league announced Wednesday night that Jokic won back-to-back MVP...

Booker scores 28, Suns rout Mavericks 110-80 for 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The top-seeded Phoenix Suns looked much more like their old selves on Tuesday night. All-Star guard Devin Booker said a little time in front of the TV with NBA Coach of the Year Monty Williams did wonders. “We study film,” Booker said. “Coach is...

Suns' Williams voted NBA Coach of the Year after 64 wins

May. 09, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Monty Williams now has the honor that his Phoenix Suns players have been clamoring that he receive for two years: NBA's Coach of the Year. Good luck getting him to take credit. “I've often said about my life that God knocks the ball out of the park...

Doncic, Mavs beat foul-plagued Paul, Suns to even series 2-2

May. 08, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic tumbled toward the baseline after getting bumped by Chris Paul just before the halftime buzzer, the apprentice showing he has watched one of the masters at drawing fouls. The trick spurred a critical fourth foul on Paul, setting up the Dallas Mavericks to...

Embiid's return for 76ers changes dynamic of Heat series

May. 07, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid's final line in the box score looked a bit pedestrian compared to his usual MVP numbers. But the Philadelphia 76ers center played Game 3 anyway. With a thumb that needs a surgery. With a broken face. And just days after suffering a concussion. His...

Mavs get defensive, top Suns 103-94 for 2-1 series deficit

May. 07, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic got the help he and the Dallas Mavericks needed — from Jalen Brunson on offense and himself, Reggie Bullock and others on defense. The Dallas superstar had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Mavericks turned up the defensive pressure to get back in...