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In 54 years as a franchise, there is not a single player or topic that’s been more divisive among the Phoenix Suns fanbase than Deandre Ayton. His mere existence as the No. 1 selection in the 2018 NBA Draft made him an immediate lightning rod for debate, and not just in the usual way first overall picks are scrutinized. His…...

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Here's how Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns picked apart Luka Doncic on the defensive end in Game 2.

“Golob” is the word of the day after Game 2. That’s Slovenian for “pigeon,” which is exactly what the Phoenix Suns turned Luka Doncic into Wednesday night. Make no mistake about it: Chris Paul and Monty Williams were hunting pigeon as ruthlessly and relentlessly as they have since Michael Porter Jr. in last year’s Western Conference semifinals. In a resounding 129-109 win, the Suns atoned for their lackluster close to Game 1 by throttling the Dallas Mavericks down the stretch. Trailing by 2 points at halftime, Phoenix outscored their second-round opponent 71-49 in the second half, including 40-26 in the final frame. What stood out most was how surgically efficient they were in those final two frames. The Suns shot…

Here are 5 observations from the Phoenix Suns' Game 1 win over the Dallas Mavericks in their second-round playoff matchup.

Game 1 of an NBA playoff series can often serve as a feeling-out process between two opponents. Whatever the Phoenix Suns felt through the first three quarters of their second-round matchup with the Dallas Mavericks, it wasn’t resistance — outside of one Slovenian superstar, that is. Despite a huge night from Luka Doncic in the scoring column, the Suns led...

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