Among the Suns, the « cool attitude » reigns | NBA
As the Grizzlies made league history with a 73-point victory, the Suns too have written a new page in franchise memoir. By beating the Pistons last night, they signed their 18th straight victory, surpassing the previous series established in 2007 with 17 consecutive victories.
The state of mind of Monty Williams after this accomplishment? Focus on the progress of the team rather than stopping at this winning streak. » But it’s really cool to experience something like this However, admits the coach of the Suns.
“Cool” is the qualifier that comes up the most in the mouths of its players. A sign of the quiet strength of this team which won last night without its leading scorer, Devin Booker. Monty Williams thus retains the » manner ”Whose training was essential.
» The guys coming out of the rotation. Losing Book. Our tenacity in attitude. The way we stick together, it’s really cool ”, lists the technician. “Obviously it is difficult to win in this league and we are not satisfied with it. We take one game after another. «
Second round against the Warriors
» It’s nice but at the same time, I don’t know ”, completes his substitute leader, Cameron Payne, author of a good outing with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. “We have another game tomorrow. We must continue. We are just 1-0 today. This is really how I feel. «
Still decisive in the “money time” this night, Chris Paul displays a similar speech. This series of victories, he did not really think about it when it came to winning the floor. » It’s obviously a nice little page of history for the team, but I think the important thing for us is to make sure that we play correctly. «
For his part, Cameron Johnson, also author of 19 points, welcomes the good atmosphere existing within this group, which enjoys playing with such coaches and in a city like Phoenix. » This shared, collective pleasure is tremendous « Said the winger, aware of the perilous » back-to-back « that awaits his team, on the floor of the Warriors next night.
» It’s a team that we just beat at home. We are going to go to their place. A match between two teams of the division. There’s a lot at stake. It’s a game in December, but it means a lot to us and to continue this series. It’s gonna be a nice match », Predicts the interested party to conclude.