SPURS WIN SERIES 4-1

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Never a series void of drama, the annual Spurs-Suns marathon ended with San Antonio edging Phoenix 92-87 Tuesday. Up next for the champs? Chris Paul and the hot Hornets. Story
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ESPN.com Research Notes

The Spurs and Suns have met eight times in postseason history. San Antonio's recent success over Phoenix has given the Spurs a 5-3 edge in those series.

The Suns are the only Western Conference playoff team to have a winning record against the Spurs this season.

In the 2006 NBA playoffs, 16 games were decided by two points or fewer, setting a record.

The NBA Finals has featured either Shaquille O'Neal or Tim Duncan in each of the past nine seasons.

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Player Matchups

SUNS SPURS
S. NashS. Nash
Points: 16.9
Rebounds: 3.5
Assists: 11.1
PGT. ParkerT. Parker
Points: 18.8
Rebounds: 3.2
Assists: 6.0
R. BellR. Bell
Points: 11.9
Rebounds: 3.7
Assists: 2.2
SGM. GinobiliM. Ginobili
Points: 19.5
Rebounds: 4.8
Assists: 4.5
G. HillG. Hill
Points: 13.1
Rebounds: 5.0
Assists: 2.9
SFB. BowenB. Bowen
Points: 6.0
Rebounds: 2.9
Assists: 1.1
A. StoudemireA. Stoudemire
Points: 25.2
Rebounds: 9.1
Assists: 1.5
PFT. DuncanT. Duncan
Points: 19.3
Rebounds: 11.3
Assists: 2.8
S. O'NealS. O'Neal
Points: 13.6
Rebounds: 9.1
Assists: 1.5
CF. ObertoF. Oberto
Points: 4.8
Rebounds: 5.2
Assists: 1.2

Season Series

Phoenix leads 3-1
Dec 17, 2007 PHX 100, @SA 95Recap | Box Score
Jan 31, 2008 SA 84, @PHX 81Recap | Box Score
Mar 9, 2008 @PHX 94, SA 87Recap | Box Score
Apr 9, 2008 PHX 96, @SA 79Recap | Box Score

Injury Report

PHOENIX SUNS
pho No recent injuries
SAN ANTONIO SPURS
sas No recent injuries

Playoff History

PHO SAS
Championships: 0 Championships: 4
Last Championship: N/A Last Championship: 2007
Last Season:
Lost in Western Conference Semifinals
Last Season:
Won in NBA Finals

Team Stats (Regular Season)

  SUNS SPURS
PPG 110.1 95.4
RPG 41.5 41.3
APG 26.7 21.0
FG% 50.015 45.735
FT% 78.300 76.099
3P% .393 .369

Featured Comment

    The SPURS are the greatest dynasy ever. Just wanted to say that!

  • datboyallen

Suns 87, Spurs 92