Phoenix Suns 2013-14: Top 10 Moments

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Oct 30, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (left) controls the ball against Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) and Marcus Morris (15) in the second half at US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Blazers 104-91. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

10.  Beating the Portland Trailblazers three times

This first (set of) moment(s) is sort of bittersweet because it should have been a clean sweep of this amazing Blazers team led by LaMarcus Aldridge and rising superstar Damian Lillard, who move on to the second round of the playoffs with a victory Wednesday against the higher-seeded Houston Rockets.

After beating them in the season opener, the Suns lost by one point following a goaltend by Portland’s Nicholas Batum that the refs missed.

The Suns really had the Blazers’ number all year beating them by 13, 14 and 16 points along with a heartbreaking loss by a single point. It’s good for morale to consistently beat a playoff caliber team throughout the year. By the way, most of these wins were when Portland was one of the top teams in the league the first few months of the season.