Dare I say the "T" word . . . ?

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  1. Poop Head

    Poop Head Poster formerly known as kingdad

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    We've played more games than some teams behind us. We were tied in the loss column with the Grizzlies tonight but had 2 more wins, now it's 3 and they have the loss. We have 2 more losses than the Kings and Lakers who are behind us in the standings. It'll even out soon but the team is on a bit of a roll right now.
     
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    Dallas and Chicago won tonight which helped.

    Is it me or does it seem the suns have played a lot of the easier teams in the league? We haven't played GS yet for instance.
     
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    Errntknght Registered User

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    we've played 19 games against 500+ temas and 17 games against <500 teams so by this crude meaure we haven't played a wesk schedule. My feeling agrees with yours though - not many games against the best teams. Whats hurting us in the PP ball hunt is going 10-7 against sub 500 teams - - we're 3-16 against the 500+ as we should be. The net result is that our schedule isn't likely to help us garner more PP balls. The other problem is that we are graadually improving and Reed and Sauce returning will probably boost us further in that direction.
     
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    ESPNs prediciton tools still predict us with the 3rd worst record

    http://www.espn.com/nba/stats/rpi/_/sort/EWP

    But that is influenced a lot still by our terrible point differential which is much worse than our record. And out point differential of course is tilled by losing 2 games by a comined 90 points at the beginning of the season.

    According to their model we should be 9-27 but we are 13-23.

    We had the 7th easiest schedule so far but a lot of games and about 11 back to back sets, 10 of which included traveling.
     
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    Enjoying every win.
     
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    Chaplin Better off silent

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    I read somewhere that our remaining schedule is the #1 toughest in the league.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Interesting.
     
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    BC867 Long time Phoenician! Contributor

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  9. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Dallas, Chicago, AND Atlanta won tonight...wow.


    I'm not giving up...on giving up. :raccoon:
     
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  11. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Aargh if we could just stop pulling off last second wins against bad teams we could lock in a top four pick!

    Right now we occupy the 10th slot. Yuck.
     
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    Hey we all want the suns to play good but...these miracles are killing our draft!


    I think our schedule is bound to toughen up. Plus our competition is winning which is keeping things in reach.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Man we keep wasting the bad teams winning by pulling out unpredicted wins. AAAARGH!
     
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    :madarms:
     
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    Losing but we are not getting much separation from the other tanking teams.
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