The Suns have done a great job over the last week, winning three consecutive games, including a win over the Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks.
The 115-111 loss was Phoenix's first win over Golden State since the 2014 season, breaking a 18-game skid. It's an uncomfortable feeling, which I think we like right now.
Kevin Durant had 25 points before leaving with a bruised ankle midway through the fourth on a night his teammates struggled from near and far.
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"Probably the worst loss of the season, unfortunately", Thompson told reporters after the game. "Like I know it's not the playoffs but it is our last go around in Oracle, the least you can do is stand up when we make a good play". We need that energy, especially this time of the year. It's hard to conjure up energy every single night because you're looking forward to the playoffs in that run. And a victory like last night's is one that will help carry the core in that direction if they are only given the help at the two lacking positions that they so desperately need.
The Suns trailed 98-97 before Booker's go-ahead shot with just over five minutes to play. "After All-Star break, most people could fold and it's happened in the past years here", Booker said. "And we've been playing a lot of basketball for five years now so you're not going to be flawless for 82 games - we've had too many missteps but at the end of the day, that's the first time we've lost to that team in 19 games So it's ugly but".
And now that they have pulled it off, it means more to that roster of players than we could even imagine.