Entries from November 2008

Suns 99, Thunder 98 – MVSteve unleashed

November 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Steve Nash dominated down the stretch and Matt Barnes hit the game-winner for the Phoenix Suns over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Tags: Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Suns (9-5) at Thunder (1-13)

November 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 99, Thunder 98           The Suns now move into the gimme portion of their schedule, but as we’ve learned from this team in recent years, there’s no such thing as a gimme part of the schedule. A game in Oklahoma City is about as close as it’s going to get […]

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Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns need to set Nash free

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments

When the rumors of a Shaq to the Suns trade first made the rounds last February, I posted on my buddy’s Facebook wall, “I GUARANTEE it doesn’t happen.” Shows how much I knew. But the reason I was so sure those crazy rumors were just rumors is because if there ever was a player who […]

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Tags: Mike D'Antoni · Offense · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Terry Porter

Suns 102, Trail Blazers 92 – A balanced effort

November 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Mission accomplished. Well, kind of. Generally the Suns won’t be happy to play .500 ball over any stretch of games, but doing so this week when hosting the Pistons, Lakers and Blazers and going to Utah has to be seen as an accomplishment of sorts after the Suns finished off Portland on Saturday, 102-92. Those […]

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Tags: Bench · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers · Rebounding · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Terry Porter · Turnovers

Game Thread: Trail Blazers (8-5) at Suns (8-5)

November 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 102, Trail Blazers 92             The Suns will finish off their treacherous week with a home date against the Blazers tonight. If Phoenix can prevent a three-game losing streak with a win in this one, I think the Suns can be satisfied with their week as a whole. Phoenix […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Portland Trail Blazers

Lakers 105, Suns 92 – Beaten by a better team

November 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Before the game I wrote this would be a measuring stick game, a statement TNT reported that head coach Terry Porter uttered as well. If so, we learned that the Suns are more or less miles behind the Lakers rather than a couple of steps after their 105-92 defeat. But that could go for the […]

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Tags: Bench · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns Recap · Terry Porter