Looking back, D’Antoni wishes there had been more math in Phoenix. “I’ve told Steve (Nash) a thousand times—we didn’t go far enough with our approach because we didn’t have analytics,” D’Antoni says. “Everybody was killing us about how we were playing. Too many threes, they said. Live by the 3, die by the 3, blah blah blah. If I hear that one more time, I’m going to throw up.”