#Suns vs Nets

Rapid Recap: Suns win 16th straight by knocking down East-leading Nets

The train just keeps on rolling down the track. Now the Phoenix Suns have won 16 games in a row — the second longest win streak in franchise history — by rolling over the Brooklyn Nets, 113-107. The Nets are the class of the Eastern Conference this season, still the top seed even after the loss with a 14-6 record.
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Phoenix Suns smash Nets, return home with 16-game winning streak intact

Take the Phoenix Suns’ winning streak out of the equation and these past two days are still their most impressive in a young season thus far. But with the mark now reaching 16 and the required extra weight it takes to maintain a run of form like that, it’s even more remarkable and going to be tough to beat the rest of the way.
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Nets fourth quarter comeback falls short in Brooklyn, burned by Suns, 113-107

Brooklyn brought the heat late but it wasn’t enough. The Nets lost to the Suns Saturday night, 113-107, in Brooklyn. With the loss, the Nets falls to 14-6 on the young season but are now only 4-6 against above .500 teams (4-6). Despite the disappointing loss, it’s the Nets' best start after 20 games in franchise history. Only the 1975-76 New York Nets of the ABA had as many wins in the first 20.

Suns wrap up road trip with 16th straight win by beating Nets

The Phoenix Suns wrapped up their four-game road trip with a 113-107 win over the Brooklyn Nets, extending the win streak to 16 games, one off the franchise record. Devin Booker continued his red hot play after scoring 32 points in Madison Square Garden the day before, he dropped 30 points in 18 shots. Chris Paul added 22 points eight rebounds.

Big Game Showdown: Suns vs. Nets, Durant vs. CP3, Harden vs. Booker!

What: Phoenix Suns (16-3) at Brooklyn Nets (14-5) The Phoenix Suns biggest showdown since opening week comes against the Brooklyn Nets and Kevin Durant, one of the frontrunners for league MVP this year. The Suns and Nets are similar this year in that they are not playing their best basketball...
Sporting News

Suns proving last season's NBA Finals run was no fluke with 16-game win streak

Last season's NBA Finals run was a landmark moment for the Phoenix Suns. It was just the franchise's third appearance in a championship series and the first since 1993. While the players, led by their backcourt duo of Chris Paul and Devin Booker, along with head coach Monty Williams were lauded for their achievement, there were plenty playing it down saying they caught 'lightning in a bottle' or the fact that the Suns, in each round of the Western Conference playoffs, faced teams that were majorly handicapped with injuries.
Sacramento Bee

NBA power rankings: Warriors, Suns, Nets vie for No. 1; Wizards, Nuggets, Lakers fall

1. Golden State Warriors (16-2) The Warriors are waltzing through their schedule with ease, winning by double digits almost every night. They’ve won five in a row and 12 of 13 after beating the 76ers 116-96 on Wednesday. Stephen Curry is building an early case for his third MVP award, averaging 28.2 points, 8.6 assists and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 41.8% from 3-point range. Klay Thompson should return in the coming weeks.

Suns' success mirrors Steve Nash's time in Phoenix

You have to wonder if Steve Nash was momentarily vaulted back in time Saturday night. It wasn’t just that the Nets were playing the Phoenix Suns, the team with which he was twice named the league’s Most Valuable Player. Or even that they have one of the best point guards in the game in Chris Paul, just like they did when he was the one in those shoes.

Durant scores 33 points in return, Nets beat Suns 128-119

NEW YORK -- — Long a superstar, Kevin Durant is turning into a super sub. Durant came off the bench to score 33 points in his latest return from injury, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns 128-119 on Sunday in a matchup of two of the NBA's top teams.