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PORTLAND, Ore. Jason Richardson scored 28 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Suns advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 99-90 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 6 on Thursday night. The third-seeded Suns will face seventh-seeded San Antonio, which advanced by beating Dallas 97-97 on Thursday night. The opening game of the Western Conference semifinals is Monday night in Phoenix. The Suns last went to the second round in 2007, when they got past the Los Angeles Lakers to open the playoffs before falling to the Spurs. In 2008, the Spurs got the best of Phoenix in the first round. Grant Hill of the Suns advanced past the first round for the first time in his career. The Suns went up 53-41 at halftime...(read more)
... PORTLAND, Ore. Jason Richardson scored 28 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Suns advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 99-90 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 6 on Thursday night. The third-seeded Suns wi ...
... fouled LaMarcus Aldridge, who made one of two free throws to tie it at 76. Stoudemire's layup prevented Portland from taking the lead, and Goran Dragic added a rebound to put the Suns in front 80-76. Phoenix extended it on two consecutive layups and ...
... sealed it with a 3-pointer that gave the Suns a 92-82 lead. Stoudemire finished with 22 points for the Suns. Brandon Roy had 14 points for the Blazers in his first start of the series. Portland's three-time All-Star had arthroscopic surgery for a tor ...
... 3-pointer put Phoenix up 64-50 midway through the third quarter. But Webster hit consecutive 3-pointers that narrowed it to 69-65. But Dudley answered with a 3-pointer for the Suns. The Suns are 6-1 in their last six potential series-clinching games. ...
... who has a bulging disc in his back, participated in the Suns' shootaround but is not close to returning. It was unclear if he'd be available for the second round. Eds: Suns 99, Trail Blazers 90. CORRECTS Phoenix to third seed. More on NBA ...