Amare Stoudemire on the first game of the playoffs

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PHOENIX -- Phoenix Suns star Amare Stoudemire talks about what his teams needs to do when they take on the Portland Trail Blazers in the first game of the playoff series.

The Suns are favored, but Portland has done a good job shaking up the team.

In three games against the Blazers, two of them won by Portland, the Suns averaged 98 points, a dozen below Phoenix's league-best season average of 110.2.