The Spurs intend to end this series by getting back to their style of play, and getting stops.
Don't look for Joe Johnson to be a savior in Game 3, if he plays. Do look for Shawn Marion to be more involved.
If the Spurs can bottle their Game 1 performance, they'll head home with a 2-0 series lead.
San Antonio's depth and physical defense should eventually wear down Phoenix.
If the Mavs are to survive, they'll need to play desperate with great effort and energy on the defensive end.
The Suns need to show more effort and urgency on the defensive end of the floor.
The Mavs need to shoot the ball much better as a team and hold the Suns to around 100 points.
They lost Joe Johnson to injury. Then they lost home-court advantage. How will the Suns react in Game 3 at Dallas?
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The combination of Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire will be too much for the Mavs.
Advice to the Suns' future playoff foes: Either bring your track shoes or barricade Steve Nash in the locker room.
In Game 2, the Grizzlies proved to themselves they can play toe-to-toe with the Suns. Home cooking might make a difference in Game 3.