Is this the Phoenix Suns team you are looking for? Alvin Gentry in his postgame comments was both proud of his team for showing resilience and also disappointed with the big hole they dug in the first half.
Here's Marcin Gortat and P.J. Tucker talking about the game as well.
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"There was not a PG version of what I said at halftime," said Gentry after the game. That speech inspired a defensive effort that was unbelievable to see as they forced eight turnovers that led to 14 fast break points in the second half, defense leading into offense.
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Patience. Suns coach Alvin Gentry asserts that it is the key word to have with this Suns team. New parts. New system. Young players. He is asking for patience and maybe talking himself into some in his more exasperated moments.
Phoenix Suns 107, Cleveland Cavaliers 105 -- Comeback complete
So, where did Gentry turn to? His bench. Sebastian Telfair (13 points, four assists and five rebounds), P.J. Tucker (eight points, seven rebounds and fantastic perimeter defense) and Shannon Brown (22 points) played substantial minutes in the second half
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Before Friday's win, Dragic -- who made 9 of 16 shots and finished with a game-high 26 points – said the Suns' adaptation to the Corner-series offense was starting to show. "It's not just the reads," he said in reference to understanding what the defense is giving and reacting accordingly. "The ball is moving a lot better now."
POSTGAME CENTRAL: SUNS VS CAVALIERS - NOV. 9, 2012 | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE PHOENIX SUNS
Brown finished the night nailing eight of his 13 shots. “I’m seven years in and I didn’t get a chance to play (before) and it just all happened,” Brown said of his particularly hot hand recently. “I said that you would see when I started to get minutes that I’m productive.”