Blazers hand Suns worst loss ever in season opener (Report)



PHOENIX — If the Phoenix Suns were a Broadway show, they’d close for good after opening night.

The Suns weren’t just bad in their 124-76 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in their season opener on Wednesday night. They were historically awful.

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It was the most one-sided season-opening loss by any team in NBA history and the most one-sided loss by the Suns in any game in their 49 years.

Suns coach Earl Watson said he was “embarrassed” by what happened.

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“Portland came in here and basically kicked our butts as bad as they could,” Watson said. “They didn’t have no sympathy.”

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Damian Lillard scored 27 points and Pat Connaughton added a career-high 24 points, making 4 of 6 3-pointers for Portland.



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