It was 2010 the last time the Phoenix Suns made the playoffs, more than a decade later, the streak has been broken and the Phoenix Suns have won their first playoff game.
Making their long-awaited return to the NBA postseason, the Suns faced the reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers in the first round. Devin Booker scored 34 points, Deandre Ayton had 21 points and 16 rebounds, securing the Suns win in their first playoff, beating the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers 99-90 in Game 1 on Sunday.
The Rally in The Valley is officially on and the return to the playoffs has ignited Phoenix.
Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers first-round NBA playoff schedule
- Game 1: Suns 99, Lakers 90 (Suns lead series 1-0)
- Game 2: Tuesday, May 25, Lakers at Suns, 7 p.m., Bally Sports Arizona/TNT
- Game 3: Thursday, May 27, Suns at Lakers, 7 p.m., Bally Sports Arizona/TNT
- Game 4: Sunday, May 30, Suns at Lakers, 12:30 p.m., ABC
- Game 5*: Tuesday, June 1, Lakers at Suns, TBD, TBD
- Game 6*: Thursday, June 3, Suns at Lakers, TBD, TBD
- Game 7*: Saturday, June 5, Lakers at Suns, TBD, TBD