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WASHINGTON -- With the NBA regular season in the final stretch, Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic are pushing the Phoenix Suns in the right direction, with a five-game winning streak keeping them in the Western Conference playoff chase. http://www.baseballdodgerslockroom.com/hyun-jin-ryu-dodgers-jersey/ . John Walls Washington Wizards, meanwhile, are headed the opposite way, losing four of their last five games to let teams behind them in the East inch closer. After letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three Wednesday night, Bledsoe and Dragic got back to business and combined to finish with 48 points, 13 assists and 13 rebounds in Phoenixs 99-93 victory over Washington. "Im glad," Dragic said, "that we didnt panic." The surprising Suns moved into a tie with the Dallas Mavericks for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Both clubs are 43-29 with 10 games remaining. "We dont care what other people think," Dragic said. "Before the season, they were saying were going to win 15 games." The Suns have won seven of their last eight, coinciding with Bledsoes return to the starting lineup after missing 33 games because of knee surgery. He had 23 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and Dragic wound up with 25 points, six assists and seven rebounds. "We were missing him those two months," Dragic said about his backcourt mate. "Now hes back and he looks good. Its much easier for me to play with him. He can handle the ball, I can handle the ball." Wizards centre Marcin Gortat, who used to play for the Suns, offered high praise for their pair of guards. "These guys are hungry. They bring it every night. They compete every night. They know what theyre playing for," Gortat said. "They have character, a lot of will to win the game." Gortat was not nearly as complimentary about his current teammates, who are sixth in the Eastern Conference but now are only 1 1/2 games ahead of No. 7 Charlotte, which beat Brooklyn 116-111 in overtime Wednesday. Gortat called Washingtons showing "embarrassing" and added: "Sometimes we show that mentally we are weak and just not competing. Thats it." Wall, who led Washington with 29 points and six assists, and coach Randy Wittman preferred to put the blame on poor defence that allowed Phoenix to shoot 50 per cent on 3-pointers for the game (14 of 28). Phoenix made 7 of 9 field-goal tries during a 17-4 run to open the second half. The Suns led by as much as 75-50 in the third quarter, but Washington kept chipping away at that, getting as close as 83-79 on Walls three-point play with a little more than 8 minutes remaining. But an 8-0 run by Phoenix that closed with Dragics 3-pointer followed by his reverse layup gave the Suns some breathing room. Washington again cut into the lead, though, and when Wall made consecutive driving layups, it was 93-90 with 1 1/2 minutes left. Sure enough, Dragic and Bledsoe again responded. Bledsoe hit a 3 off Dragics assist, and then Dragic fed Gerald Green, who was fouled and made two free throws. And that was pretty much that. Bledsoe called it "a sloppy win," but knows that his team is going to fare well when six players each make at least one 3-pointer, as happened Wednesday. "We live by the 3, die by the 3, most likely. Thats how it is," Bledsoe said. "When were making 3, its tough to beat us." Notes: Wizards G Bradley Beal missed the end of the first half and beginning of the second because he went to the locker room for treatment of a right hip pointer after a Suns player landed on him. Beal said he hopes to play Friday against visiting Indiana. ... The Suns had lost their previous three games against the Wizards, including at Phoenix in January. ... Wall reached 100 3-pointers for the season for the first time in his NBA career, and he joins Beal, Trevor Ariza and Martell Webster to give Washington a franchise-high four players with at least that many. Brandon Beachy Jersey .Y. - The Buffalo Bills have claimed safety Jerome Couplin off waivers two days after the rookie was released by the Detroit Lions. Hyun-Jin Ryu Authentic Jersey . Sitting five points out of a playoff spot with only 10 games left on their schedule, the Canucks are in danger of missing the postseason in their first campaign under head coach John Tortorella.Toronto – Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the signing of seven more players including goaltender Nick Rose to a three-year agreement. The Rock will open up their main training camp on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville. Rose will enter his third season with the Rock in 2014 and has a 15-6 regular season won-lost record since being acquired from Calgary at the 2012 NLL trade deadline. The 25-year old led the NLL in wins in 2013 with 10 and had the third best goals-against average at 10.61. "Nick is emerging as one of the elite goaltenders in our league," said Sanderson.  "We are confident that Nick can give us the type of goaltending we need to be successful." Toronto also signed two of their key offensive left-hannders in forwards Josh Sanderson and Stephan Leblanc. http://www.baseballdodgerslockroom.com/adrian-gonzalez-dodgers-jersey/.  Sanderson, 36, has signed a one-year agreement and will be entering his 17th NLL season and 7th with the Rock in 2014. The Orangeville, Ontario native finished third on the team with 29 goals and was third in points with 62 in 2013. Leblanc has signed a three-year agreement that will run through the 2016 season. He has played all four of his NLL seasons with the Rock and was the NLL rookie of the year in 2010. The 27-year old forward has accumulated 281 points in just 63 career regular season games. On the defensive side of the ball, the Rock have signed Sandy Chapman and Jesse Gamble to two-year agreements and Bill Greer and Mike Lum-Walker to one-year agreements. All of the above signings are pending league approval. Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' ' 
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