2010 Playoffs: Suns vs Spurs, Game 2
January 1, 2010
Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals was held on Wednesday, May 5.
Suns forward Lou Amundson gets in some quality time in the weight room prior to the game.
Dwayne Jones works on his balance.
Rookie Taylor Griffin gets ready for the remake of Karate Kid.
Veteran forward @RealGrantHill33 checks his Twitter account while getting taped by head athletic trainer Aaron Nelson.
Although Robin Lopez is not yet ready to return from a bulging back injury, he goes through a stretching session before the game.
Suns guard Leandro Barbosa gives two big thumbs up while waiting for his turn in the training table.
The "Los Suns" jerseys are pressed and ready for the big game on Cinco de Mayo.
A young fans models his new face paint in the Casino Arizona Pavilion.
He is ORNG!
It's no secret who Suns Ring of Honor great Dick Van Arsdale and friend are rooting for in Game 2.
Suns fans arrived ready for the playoff atmosphere.
Fans arrive in style for the early tip-off.
PHX Percussion entertained on the concourse
The Suns assemble int he hallway preparing to storm the court.
Less than 48 hours after scoring a game-high 33 points in Game 1, Steve Nash and Co race to the court for Game 2.
Jason Richardson warms up.
Old friends Suns coach Alvin Gentry and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich share a laugh..
The Suns' staff of John Shumate, Igor Kokoskov, Dan Majerle, Bill Cartwright, Gentry and Aaron Nelson line up for the National Anthem.
Flags get the crowd charged up.
The Solar Squad gets into the act.
The Suns Dancers are also in game shape.
Game night emcee Ced Ceballos welcomes the soldout crowd to Planet Orange.
Game 2 tips off.
Amar'e Stoudemire knocks down an early jumper.
Hill looks over the defense after taking a rebound full court.
Nash drives through traffic.
Starting center Jarron Collins grabs an offensive rebound.
Hill scores on a baseline jumper.
Channing Frye defends against Spurs big man Tim Duncan.
Some fans from Planet White showed their support. Then again, it was a home game.
Los fans were on hand to support Los Suns.
The Suns trailed 30-21 after one quarter, but rallied in the second to tie the game at 51 heading into halftime.
Jared Dudley provided the spark for the Suns with eight points and three offensive rebounds to bring the Suns back.
Dudley seemed to be everywhere.
Dudley and Stoudemire helped the Suns to a 49-37 rebounds advantage by blocking out.
When Ama're scored with 39 seconds left in the half, the Suns had tied the game at 51.
Nash finds a teammate in the lane.
Frye drained five three-pointers on the night.
Richardson scores on a layin.
As always, the Suns Dancers enteratined.
Second-year guard Goran Dragic led the bench to a six-point advantage midway through the fourth quarter.
Dudley's three-pointer in the fourth quarter put the Suns in front for good.
A happy Stoudemire finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds.
Richardson scored 19 in the Suns' 110-102 win.
The bench had a lot to be happy about late in the game.
Gentry can finally smile after a tough game.
The Gorilla anounces that the Suns have a 2-0 series lead.
Gentry meets the media following the big win.
Stoudemire gets dressed in the victor's locker room.
Hill assures reporters that the Suns will not get over confident heading into San Antonio.
The Suns have not won consecutive playoff games vs. the Spurs since 2000.
In just the second postseason of his NBA career, J-Rich says he is enjoying the ride.
Nash will lead the Suns into San Antonio for Game 3 on Friday.
Fans don't get any more "fan"atical than this.
The fans displayed the folding signs provided by APS.