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The Big Question
Jack McCallum
April 25, 2005
Everyone is asking if freewheeling Phoenix, league leader in points and victories, can win in the playoffs. Recent history, and a lot of experts, say no. Then again. . .
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April 25, 2005

The Big Question

Everyone is asking if freewheeling Phoenix, league leader in points and victories, can win in the playoffs. Recent history, and a lot of experts, say no. Then again. . .

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Every Game a Shootout

WITH TWO games left in the season the Suns were leading the league not only in scoring but also in points allowed. Since the 1976 NBA-ABA merger, none of the other nine teams that topped both categories advanced to the conference finals. But then, none of them had an average margin of victory close to Phoenix's.

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