After every Phoenix Suns game we’ll examine the box score and
provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for
April 10, 2011: Mavericks 115, Suns 90
From the beginning the Suns were being beaten by the Mavericks. By halftime it was a 26-point deficit. The Suns were never really in the game as the Mavericks were able to coast to an easy victory.
Hard to find much good in the box score from this game. After searching around, it was found that the Suns were able to get to the free throw line 33 times.
You could point to many things in this game that were bad from the Suns’ perspective. The Suns were never in the game and therefore that started the bad. After the first quarter they found themselve down 19.
This could have very well have found itself in the bad category as well. The Suns were 2 for 20 from beyond the arc. A painful 10% of their three-pointers were made.