Don't Mess With Kevin Durant

On behalf of the Phoenix Suns and Suns fans everywhere I would like to extend our thanks to Henry Abbott of ESPN's True Hoop for pissing off Kevin Durant right before he played our team.

Durant responded by dropping 30 points on the Suns in 31 minutes including 5 for 5 from three point range. Good thing this was just preseason and we won't have to see Durant again until December 23rd and by then (hopefully) Kevin will have worked out his anger issues on some other teams.

As for the game, it was a snooze fest from the Sun's standpoints with Taylor Griffin getting a home town start in place of Grant Hill who really doesn't need any preseason floor time. Amare had a nice box score with 20 points on 7/15 shooting and 6 rebounds in 28 minutes. The only other Suns in double figures was Dudley who had 12 points in about 16 minutes.

The Suns basically got blown out of this game for three quarters only to put up a 26-9 fourth to force the dreaded preseason over time game. Before you get too excited about that defensive stand, lets not forget that the Suns played a combination of Powell, Dickau and other non-starters against the Thunder bench. 

In the overtime it was Tucker, Clark, Dickau, Griffin and Tucker that got beat 11-6 by Harden, White, Ollie, Harris and Weaver.

The best news is that no one got hurt.

The Suns are now in Portland for a Wednesday game against the Trailblazers and are 1-2 in the preseason (as if that matters).

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