Devin Booker (Phoenix) is expected to miss games 3 and 4 against New Orleans

After Devin Booker’s injury exit Tuesday night in Game 2 between Phoenix and New Orleans (114-125), Suns fans know a little more about the unavailability of their All-Star rear. According to ESPN, “Book” will miss Game 3 on Friday night and Game 4 on Sunday in Louisiana. But he would not yet have been declared … Read more

NBA: the Lakers eliminated by the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the play-offs

There will therefore be no fifth champion ring for LeBron James, nor a second final in a row for the Lakers, crowned last year in the Orlando bubble. This season, which ended with a premature elimination in the first round of the play-offs, against the Suns (2-4), completed a difficult, frustrating, disappointing season that the … Read more

Worn by Chris Paul, Phoenix dominates New Orleans in the play-offs

Two weeks from blowing out his 37 candles, Chris Paul is attacking the NBA play-offs with Phoenix as one of the big favorites for the title, which has eluded him since the start of his career. The Arizona players enforced their status Sunday night with a win over New Orleans (110-99) for Game 1 of … Read more

New Orleans Pelicans beat Phoenix Suns again in NBA playoffs

Best team of the regular season, the Phoenix Suns suffered in their series of the first round of the NBA play-offs, against the New Orleans Pelicans. Sunday, still deprived of Devin Booker (hamstring), they lost (118-103) in Louisiana, during game 4. The two franchises are thus again tied, with two victories on each side (beaten … Read more

Chris Paul played Game 7 against Dallas with a quadriceps injury

For Chris Paul and the Suns, Game 7 of their Conference semi-final against Dallas turned into a nightmare. Humiliated by Luka Doncic and the Mavericks (90-123), the Arizona franchise also had to deal with the injury of its leader. According to ESPN, “CP3” limped off the floor, injured in the left quadriceps. When asked, Paul … Read more

The Los Angeles Lakers’ qualification for the NBA play-offs in numbers

4 That’s the number of times the Los Angeles Lakers have lifted the Larry O’Brien Trophy as defending champions since arriving in Los Angeles in 1960 (in 1988, 2001, 2002 and 2010). But each time, they had at least 68% regular season wins (and even 76% in 1988). This season, the Californians have won only … Read more