There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

The Phoenix Suns advanced to the Western Conference Finals after a 110-80 thrashing of the Dallas Mavericks.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

The Mavericks led by two points for most of the first half, but the Suns utilised a 13-6 run in the last 5:42 to take a 49-46 advantage into the locker room.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

Jalen Brunson of the Mavericks trimmed the Suns' advantage to one with a mid-range fadeaway from the left post.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

Suns coach Monty Williams tweaked his game plan before of Thursday night's game, but the team's collective defensive effort improved, especially in the second half.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

Deandre Ayton, the Suns' centre, underlined how crucial this defensive effort is to their success.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

In the last seconds of Friday night's game, Dallas' Marquese Chriss fouled Phoenix's Bismack Biyombo, escalating tensions and emotions.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

The two players seemed to exchange words before being violently separated by their teammates and dismissed from the game.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

Paul's statements aren't dismissive, because that's what both teams' coaching staffs will be saying today and tomorrow.

There is an old saying by Augusten Burroughs that
when you have your health, you have everything,
and I now side by that claim more than ever before.

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