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INDIANAPOLIS -- Brandon Knight and the Phoenix Suns backups outlasted the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Air Max TN Noir|Rouge:Basket Nike Tn Homme Pas Cher France .Knight scored 17 points and helped the bench players combine for an NBA season-best 78 points in the Suns 116-96 victory over the Pacers.Jared Dudley added 16 points, Alan Williams had 15 points, and Devin Booker and Leandro Barbosa 13 each. The Suns improved to 4-9 with their second road victory.Every day is like a blank canvas for us, coach Earl Watson said. The good thing is, were the artists of that blank canvas. The mindset in getting our guys to learn to bring it every night is the process, the journey for us.Myles Turner led the Pacers with 22 points, and Jeff Teague had 21 points and seven assists.We went through the motions. We were on our heels, Indiana coach Nate McMillan said. It was bad out there. The game should fire you up. When they toss the ball up, you should be ready to go and (on Friday) we werent.The Pacers rallied to take their first lead with 7:46 left in the third quarter on Turners basket. But the Suns pulled ahead again, with Knight scoring all 12 points of his points in the period in a 2 1/2-minute stretch. Phoenix outscored Indiana 27-14 in the fourth.Basketball is a game of runs and we were able to get stops eventually, Knight said. They started making a lot of shots and when we got consecutive stops, it led to us getting baskets.Pacers All-Star Paul George did not play for the second time in four games. Hes battling soreness in his left ankle after turning his ankle in Indianas overtime loss at Philadelphia on Nov. 11. Hes scheduled for an MRI on Saturday to assess the severity of the injury.TIP-INS:Phoenix: The game was the fourth back-to-back Phoenix has played through 13 games ... Eric Bledsoe and Alex Len were both called for technical fouls for arguing foul calls with official Dan Crawford. ... Phoenix is 2-1 against the Eastern Conference. ... The Suns have won 16 of the last 22 meetings with the Pacers and nine of the last 12 at Indiana.Indiana: Rodney Stuckey played for the first time since opening night after missing 10 games with strained right hamstring. ... CJ Miles left the game with three minutes left in the first quarter with a left knee injury and did not return to the game ... The contest was the fourth in a stretch for the Pacers that has them playing eight of nine games at home.REMEMBERING HOOSIERS:Hoosiers screenwriter Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh, along with actors who portrayed fictional Hickory High School in the 1986 basketball classic -- including Maris Valainis, who played Jimmy Chitwood -- were in attendance. The Pacers first Hickory Night coincides with the 30th anniversary of the movies release.BLUEGRASS STATE SUPPORTWith four Kentucky products on the roster, the Suns had a contingency of about 75 fans cheering behind their bench Friday. Lexington is roughly 190 miles from Indianapolis, and the Kentucky fans watched solid performances from Knight, Booker, Bledsoe and rookie Tyler Ulis.UP NEXT:Phoenix visits Philadelphia on Saturday in the fourth game of a six-game trip.Indiana is on the road Sunday at Oklahoma City, then hosts defending Western Conference champion Golden State on Monday. Nike Air Max Typha Noir . "Hes going to have hip surgery on Jan. 7, and hell be expected to rehabilitate for four to six months beyond that," Canucks general manager Mike Gillis said Friday in an interview. Nike Air Max Tavas Noir et Blanc Femme . Inter president Erick Thohir says in a club statement on Wednesday that Vidic is "one of the worlds best defenders and his qualities, international pedigree, and charisma will be an asset.http:///...ax-invigor-noir.html . They had already blown a double-digit lead, fans were hitting the exits, and a long seven-game road trip waited at the end. SAN FRANCISCO -- The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants have trusted veteran pitchers ready to go in the opener of a critical four-game series Thursday night.In a rematch of a June 3 duel in St. Louis, won 5-1 by San Francisco, the Cardinals will send out Adam Wainwright to face Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto.At stake is wild-card positioning in the National League playoff hunt, with the Giants (76-67) entering the series in the top spot, a half-game ahead of the New York Mets (77-69) and one game up on the Cardinals (76-69).The game will be played at AT&T Park in San Francisco, which doesnt bother the Cardinals one bit. St. Louis has a far better record on the road (43-28) than at home (33-41), which is where the Cardinals beat the Giants two out of three in the June series.The Cardinals are coming off 7-0 home loss to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday to complete a 3-4 homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers and Cubs.Brandon Moss expects a different mind-set when the club enters enemy territory on Thursday night.Were pressing a little at home, trying to right the ship. Obviously its not having gone well, he said after Wednesdays loss. Were putting a little too much pressure on us. But when we go on the road, we play a little more loose, a little more relaxed, and hopefully that continues.Wainwright had one of the wins on the homestand, a 5-1 victory Saturday over the Brewers. He has won both his September starts.The veteran has gone 5-6 with a 3.06 ERA in 13 career outings (11 starts) against thhe Giants. Air Max 2017.5. The Cardinals are used to seeing Cueto, a former NL Central rival with the Cincinnati Reds.The 15-game winner has been just a six-game winner in his career against the Cardinals, going 6-8 with a 3.88 ERA in 21 career meetings.Cueto can only hope for more offensive support than the Giants gave Madison Bumgarner in Wednesdays 3-1 loss to the San Diego Padres.San Francisco got only four hits in the game, capping a three-game sweep by the Padres in which the Giants hit just 21-for-97 (.216).Now were playing a team were battling with, noted Giants manager Bruce Bochy, hoping the raised stakes inspire a better performance from his team. Weve got to recover. These guys have done a good job of that (in the past).The Giants are just 20-35 since the All-Star break, the worst record in the majors.The second half, this is something Ive never seen before, Bumgarner observed after Wednesdays loss. The only thing to do is come out (Thursday) and try to win. Its tough, but its the only thing you can do.While the Giants and Cardinals are locking horns, the Mets will be hosting the team with the worst record in the American League, the Minnesota Twins, in a three-game series that begins Friday.The Los Angeles Dodgers (82-63), who have opened a five-game lead over the Giants in the NL West, open a four-game set against the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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