Entries from November 2008

Game Thread: Rockets (4-3) at Suns (6-2)

November 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Rockets 94, Suns 82            After puffing up on a stream of patsies, it’s back to work tonight for the Suns when the Rockets come to town to start a brutal stretch. A relatively easy game in Sacramento follows, before Phoenix faces the gauntlet of Pistons, Jazz, Lakers and Blazers in […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns 107, Grizzlies 102 – Barbosa busts out

November 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

While I was at the Cardinals’ Monday Night Football thriller against the 49ers, I spent a couple minutes discussing the struggles of Leandro Barbosa with a Suns fan sitting next to me. We both agreed he clearly hadn’t been the Brazilian Blur we were used to seeing explode for points in bunches the last few […]

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Tags: Bench · Leandro Barbosa · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Recap

Game Thread: Grizzlies (3-4) at Suns (5-2)

November 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 107, Grizzlies 102

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Tags: Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Preview

Rotation ramblings

November 9th, 2008 · No Comments

I don’t know if it’s a case of copycat voting or what, but you readers seem to be in strong agreement against the Suns playing an eight-man rotation, according to last week’s poll. My journalism profs taught me enough for me to know there’s quite a bit of margin for error when counting only 143 […]

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Tags: Bench · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez

Suns 104, Bucks 96 – A Shaq Attack

November 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

What a difference a Shaq makes. A day after watching his Suns get throttled in Chicago from the sidelines with a staff-prescribed day of rest, Shaq turned back the clock to lead the Suns to a 104-96 victory in Milwaukee to end the road trip a successful 3-1. Shaq missed his first 30-point game since […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal

Game Thread: Suns (4-2) at Bucks (3-3)

November 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 104, Bucks 96             I know Amare had talked about the possibility of a 4-0 road trip with a quartet of winnable games against teams the Suns swept last year. But realistically, with four games in five nights for this aging team and knowing Shaq would likely take at […]

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Tags: Milwaukee Bucks · Phoenix Suns Preview · Shaquille O'Neal · Terry Porter