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Gallery: The photos of Game 6
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Memorable Run Comes to an End

The Suns came up short in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, falling 102-93 to the Mavericks on Saturday night. Althought the loss was disappointing, the season was an incredible one that players and fans won't soon forget. Phoenix won 54 games and a second Pacific Division Championship, and came within two wins of the NBA Finals, despite the loss of All-Star forward Amare Stoudemire to knee surgery.

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  • Wednesday, May 24
    Conference Finals, Game 1
    Suns 121, Mavs 118
    Post-Game: Quotes | Photos

    Friday, May 26
    Conference Finals, Game 2
    Suns 98, Mavs 105
    Post-Game: Quotes | Photos

    Sunday, May 28
    Conference Finals, Game 3
    Mavericks 95, Suns 88

    Post-Game: Quotes | Notes | Photos

    Tuesday, May 30
    Conference Finals, Game 4
    Suns 106, Mavs 86
    Post-Game: Quotes | Notes | Photos

    Thursday, June 1
    Conference Finals, Game 5
    Mavs 117, Suns 101
    Post-Game: Quotes | Photos | Video

    Saturday, June 3
    Conference Finals, Game 6
    Suns 93, Mavs 102
    Post-Game: Photos | Video
  • Reaction: D'Antoni | Bell | Diaw | Jones | Marion | Nash | T. Thomas


    "This has been my favorite year as an NBA player. I’ve been on some good teams, but I’ve had more fun this year and I’ve fallen in love with Phoenix."
    -- Suns guard Raja Bell

    “We have to hold our heads up high. We accomplished things that everybody said we couldn’t.”
    -- Suns forward Shawn Marion

    “We're going to win a championship here pretty soon because we've got some guys with hearts as big as Phoenix.”
    -- Suns Head Coach Mike D'Antoni

    “The fans have been great from day one. Even after the loss, they were still here. The fans were more than you could ever ask for this season.”
    -- Suns forward Tim Thomas