When Brooklyn ran off 17 straight points to erase an 18-point deficit in the third quarter, Phoenix guard Devin Booker thought back to last season, when his teammates often bickered among themselves when they faced huge deficits.
This time, the Suns remained steady.
“I’m going to watch the film [Monday] night and [Tuesday], like most coaches would do, and see,” Joseph said. “[Monday] our defense played winning football in my opinion, our offensive line blocked, we ran the ball for 177 [yards] and the pass pro was better. It all fell back to turning the ball over five times, that’s insane.”
The Chicago Bulls, who visit the Heat on Wednesday night, are 1-4. The Bulls signed Wade as a free agent, but he lasted just one season before taking a buyout and bolting to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Miami is hoping to get center Hassan Whiteside back in the lineup. After posting 26 points and 22 rebounds in Miami’s season-opener, he has missed five consecutive games due to a bruised left knee.
“I don’t think they get enough credit defensively. It’s amazing,” said Clippers coach Doc Rivers. “Whenever we talk about Golden State, we only talk about their offense. And I think their defense is what sets them apart.”
Though the Clippers try to run their offense through Blake Griffin, the Cheap Jerseys USing Paypal power forward was quickly doubled whenever he touched the ball down low and Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Site struggled to get his shot off.