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The Phoenix Suns made it official Monday, saying they have signed guard Steve Nash to a two-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season. The Arizona Republic had reported last week Nash would bank about $22 million under the deal.
Guard Steve Nash has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, The Arizona Republic reported Monday. The deal, which would keep Nash with the NBA club through the 2011-12 season, is for about $22 million, the newspaper said, citing Nash's agent.
Carmelo Anthony and Nene scored 25 points apiece Tuesday, boosting the Denver Nuggets to a 117-105 win over Dallas for a 2-0 lead in the Western semifinals. J.R.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points Tuesday to lead the Dallas Mavericks into the Western Conference semifinals with a 106-93 win over San Antonio. Jason Terry added 19 points off the bench for the Mavs, who eliminated the venerable Spurs in five games and move on to face either Denver or New Orleans. Dallas made its statement early in the game with a 14-4 run highlighted by five consecutive points by Nowitzki and one of Jason Kidd's four three-pointers.
Dirk Nowitzki led the way with 20 points Thursday and the Dallas Mavericks slowed down Tony Parker to produce a surprisingly easy 88-67 win over San Antonio. The Mavericks scored the game's first eight points and ran away to a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven playoff series.
Steve Nash had 18 points and 12 assists and Shaquille O'Neal scored 19 Monday to lead the Phoenix Suns past Memphis 119-110. Jason Richardson had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Suns, who have won two straight. Grant Hill and Robin Lopez scored 14 points apiece, Matt Barnes had 12 and Leandro Barbosa scored 10 for the Suns. Hakim Warrick and Rudy Gay each scored 26 points for the Grizzlies.
Grant Hill scored 19 points Saturday when the frustrated Phoenix Suns rolled to a 31-8 first period and went on to record a 110-97 win over Minnesota. The Suns started like a house afire after being eliminated this week from the Western Conference playoff chase for the first time since the 2003-04 season. Hill also had three rebounds and four steals.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 points and Jason Kidd had 19 points and 20 assists Sunday, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 140-116 thrashing of the Phoenix Suns. Kidd's assists raised his career total to 10,142.
Steve Nash put on a 29-point show Friday that helped the Phoenix Suns dominate the second half en route to a 139-111 victory over Sacramento. The Suns took advantage of a loss by Dallas earlier in the evening to move within three games of the Mavericks for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
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