2010 Playoffs: Suns vs Lakers, Game 4
May 25, 2010
Steve Nash arrives at US Airways Center for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Robin Lopez and Grant Hill are relaxed as they arrive for the game.
Jared Dudley and Goran Dragic watch a replay of the Game 3 victory.
Coach Alvin Gentry shares his thoughts with the media before Game 4.
If you see this blimp above you before the game, try to catch the leaflets it drops.
Nash shows his intensity as he leads the Suns to the court.
Amar'e had a sign with a Hollywood star theme.
The Gorilla was again in a BEAT-LA mood.
Grant Hill hits an early baseline jumper as Kobe Bryant tries to fake a charge.
Nash ran into opposition trying to get to the basket.
Amar'e Stoudemire was among the tall trees in the lane.
Lopez and Nash check on Jason Richardson who took a fall early.
Robin Lopez gets an easy dunk.
Amar'e scored four points in the first quarter. With no Suns player scoring more than six, the Suns found themselves tied at 23 each.
Stoudemire gets around Pau Gasol for two.
Lou Amundson dunks on a feed from Dragic as the Suns' bench gives the Suns the lead.
Lopez and assistant coach Dan Majerle let themselves be heard.
Dragic creates a jump ball as Bryant tries to call timeout. The hustle of the bench moved the Suns to a ten-point advantage in the second quarter.
Jason Richardson goes after a loose ball.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart was on hand for Game 4.
Cardinals reveiver Larry Fitzgerald and his son Devin were also on hand. Fitz is a frequent visitor at Suns games.
Channing Frye broke a 0-for-18 shooting slump with three three-pointers in the second period.
The bench reacts as the three-pointers rain down.
Frye is congratulated by Nash as the Lakers are forced to call timeout.
Entertainment was provided by the Suns Dancers.
Jared Dudley got into the three-point act. The bench scored 34 first-half points.
Owner Robert Sarver reacts to an outstanding Suns play.
When STAT scored with 21 second left in the second quarter, it put the Suns up by nine at the half, 64-55
STAT was forced to wear a bandage on the cut he received in Game 3.
Lopez scores in traffic as the second half begins.
A Suns Dancer helps keep the volume high during a timeout.
Although it was inadvertent, Derek Fisher once again hit Nash in the nose.
Amar'e made it difficult for Pau Gasol to maneuver inside.
Frye blocked out for six rebounds as the Suns outrebounded the Lakers 51-36.
The Dancing Dads once again did their thing.
On the other end, STAT shook free for a dunk.
Nash, who had 15 points on the night, took advantage of holes in the interior defense created by the three-point shooting.
Nash followers apparently didn't know the game was on TNT.
With a one-point lead to start the fourh quarter, the bench once again did it's magic. Dragic had eight points and eight assists in the game.
Frye hit his fourth three-pointer with 8:05 remaining in the game to give the Suns a five-point advantage.
Jason Richardson hurdled the front row as he tried to save a ball from going out of bounds.
Lou and Jared bump in celebration.
The starters welcome the bench back from the battle.
Dragic scored on an off-handed layin after weaving through defenders.
Jared Dudley scored 11 points on 3-of-6 three-pointers.
Frye blocked a Kobe Bryant shot late in the game.
Barbosa finished with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting.
Amar'e finds his way through a pack of defenders.
Richardson finished with 11 points and six rebounds.
Grant Hill had eight points and four rebounds on the night.
Robin Lopez contributed six points and six rebounds in just 12 minutes of action.
Gentry had a lot to be happy about as the final seconds ticked down.
Leandro Barbosa and the rest of the bench came up big in the fourth quarter as they extended a one-point lead to eleven as the Suns evened the series at 2-2 with a 115-106 victory.
The five reserves were interviewed after the game by TNT's Craig Sager.
Nash congratulates Barbosa.
Coach Gentry talks to his victorious players after Game 4.
Nash greets his twin girls after the win.
Former TNT broadcast partners Craig Sager and Steve Kerr.
Steve and Steve talk after the Game 4 victory.
Frye was happy to be asked about baskets made instead of baskets missed after shaking off his shooting slump.
Barbosa does a one-on-one interview with KTAR.
Dudley is surrounded by the media.
Gentry answers questions at the postgame press conference.
Nash takes his turn with the media.
Amar'e answers questions with just the smallest of bandages remaining.