This time Suns avoid Game 1 collapse
PHOENIX -- No messy nosebleeds. No crushing long-range surprises from Tim Duncan. No Game 1 fold for the Phoenix Suns.
This time? They merely flirted with the collapse.
The Suns have finally managed to start a series with San Antonio by dodging the usual calamitous ending, holding on for a thrilling 111-102 triumph Monday night that had coach Alvin Gentry unable to hide his relief as he departed the interview room.
"It's going to be a long series," Gentry said.
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