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It was a night to forget... phoenix suns fell 1114-125 to the New Orleans Pelicanss, second game in the series of Playoffs in the Western Conferenc


It was a night to forget…

phoenix suns fell 1114-125 to the New Orleans Pelicanss, second game in the series of Playoffs in the Western Conference of the NBAheld this Tuesday at the Footprint Center, where the local team also lost its superstar Devin Booker due to injury and is in doubt for the rest of the postseason.

In a series that seemed loaded in favor of the Suns, a team with the lowest record of the season 64-18, suffered an unexpected setback at home, thanks to the performance of Brandon Ingram, with 37 points, and CJ McCollum with 23, who led the Pelicans to victory and tied the tie one win apiece.

Despite the defeat, the real blow for the quintet led by MontyWilliams, was the injury of his star shooting guard and All Star of the league, Devin Bookerwho after a great performance with 31 points in the first half, left the game in the last minutes of the third quarter, due to injury in the hamstrings of the right leg.

After Booker’s departurethe local team based its attack on the veteran point guard and All Star, ChrisPaul, who with 17 points and 14 assistss, kept his team in the fight during the first minutes of the last quarter, but it was not enough, against the triples of Alvarado, Ingram and McCollum, who gave the visiting squad an advantage that they would not lose again in the rest of the match.

The duel now moves to New Orleans for games 3 and 4, and with the unfortunate injury of Booker, the Suns’ leading scorer, those led by Willie Green they will look for the first surprise in these Playoffs, after four years of not qualifying for the final phase for the title.

Other Playoff Results
Tuesday April 19
Atlanta 105-115 Miami (0-2)
Minnesota 96-124 Memphis (1-1)
Wednesday 20 April
Brooklyn vs. Boston (0-1)
Philadelphia vs. Toronto (2-0)
Chicago vs. Milwaukee (0-1)