The Suns got their 24th win last night in a 24 point win over the Pacers behind 23 from ex Pacer Gerald Green. Green and Miles Plumlee were traded by the Pacers during the off season for the Sun’s Luis Scola. Scola had 5 points and 5 rebounds off the bench for Indiana while Plumlee and Green shined as starters for Phoenix. Plumlee had 11 points and 7 rebounds and some standout dunks and Gerald Green had the dunk of the night to go along with his 23 points.
Green and Paul George (who scored a game high 26) have both been bothered a lot lately about doing next month’s dunk contest. George is on the fence and said it depends on the competition and Green sounds like he might punch the next person that asks about the event.
“I hate talking about the dunk contest.” replied Green when asked about possibly doing the event in 2014. “I’m just so sick of the dunk contest. I’m done with that. That point of my life I’m over with. Last year I tried to do a dunk no one has ever seen before. I wasn’t successful in it. That was the end of that book. I close the book, threw it in the treasure (chest), locked the key, threw it in the ocean and will never see it again. I’ll never be in a dunk contest again. I don’t ever want to be a part of it.”
I can understand why Green wouldn’t want to do it again because he’s already won it once and last year’s contest left a bad taste in his mouth but hopefully Paul George listen to Dominique Wilkins, who thinks it’s silly that stars don’t compete in the event, and takes his 360 windmill skills back to the event.