Phoenix Suns 1993 Playoff Run: Game by Game Recaps

Arguably the Phoenix Suns most thrilling playoff run was twenty years ago. We relive the run with game-by-game recaps as the Suns down the Lakers, Spurs and Sonics before falling to the Bulls in the NBA Finals.

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Twenty years ago today... ugh

Game 6 of the 1993 NBA Finals was full of hope. The Phoenix Suns had survived elimination in Chicago with a stirring Game 5 win, bringing the series back to Phoenix. Only a Paxson three killed the Suns on their home court.

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Suns triple-OT win in 93 Finals (video)

After going down 0-2 on their own home floor in the NBA Finals, the Phoenix Suns rekindled their hopes with an inspired triple-overtime 129-121 win, featuring 6 three-pointers by Dan Majerle and huge games from Kevin Johnson and Charles Barkley.

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Blast from past: Suns, Chuck reach 1993 NBA Finals

One of the best playoff games in the history of the NBA was delivered by the Phoenix Suns' Charles Barkley, who put up 44 points and grabbed 24 rebounds in Game 7 of the 1993 Western Conference Finals.

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NBA Classic (video): Barkley trip-dub vs Sonics

Twenty years ago to the day, In a pivotal game Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the Phoenix Suns needed their league MVP to carry the day and lead them to victory. Charles Barkley did just that, producing one of the best playoff performances in NBA history.

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Blast from past: Sonics tie WCF on Perkins dagger

On the night he was crowned the NBA's Most Valuable Player, Charles Barkley couldn't carry the Suns to a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. Sam Perkins made a 3 with 9.8 seconds left to seal the victory.

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Ceballos, Big-O down Sonics in 93 WCF Opener!

After carrying the Phoenix Suns through the second round series, Charles Barkley barely had to show up for game one of the Western Finals for the Suns to win going away. Still hungover from beating the Rockets, the Seattle Supersonics sleepwalked through game one of the Western Finals, handing the Suns an easy win, 105-91.

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1993 Redux: Watch Barkley hit winner over admiral!

After flubbing the first two chances to win in San Antonio, the high-scoring Phoenix Suns turned to their Hall of Fame forward for the win. In the final seconds, Charles Barkley isolated against fellow Hall of Famer David Robinson and drained a midrange shot for the win.

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