Entries from December 2008

Suns 101, Grizzlies 89 – LB to the rescue

December 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Leandro Barbosa will never be confused with a prototypical NBA point guard, but his second-half scoring burst propelled the Suns to a 101-89 win over Memphis. Barbosa scored 11 points in the third and 11 more in the fourth as part of a season-high 28-point evening that broke Memphis’ back. The Grizzlies are probably wondering […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Leandro Barbosa · Louis Amundson · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal

Game Thread: Suns (17-12) at Grizzlies (10-21)

December 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 101, Grizzlies 89

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Tags: Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns 110, Thunder 102 – Shaq strikes in OKC

December 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

How old is Shaq again? Officially 36, but he sure didn’t look like it during Monday’s 28-point, 12-rebound performance on 10-for-12 shooting from the floor and maybe more impressively for him 8-for-12 shooting from the line, an outing that helped the Suns cruise to a 110-102 victory over the Thunder. The Daddy put up another […]

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

Game Thread: Suns (16-12) at Thunder (3-28)

December 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 110, Thunder 102             The last time the Suns played the Thunder, I wrote the contest would be as close as it would get to a “gimme game” in the National Basketball Association. Of course, it ended up being anything but that with the Suns trailing by 16 at […]

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Tags: Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Preview

A positive sign on the Amare front?

December 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Five hundred and fifty days still remain before the much-awaited summer of 2010 commences, but I still found an article concerning Amare and that summer waiting for me at the breakfast table in my Arizona Republic this morning. It almost feels like in Cleveland (LeBron), Miami (Wade), Toronto (Bosh), Phoenix and maybe a few other […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns Rumors

Spurs 91, Suns 90 – The Spurs steal Christmas

December 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX – There’s something about the San Antonio Spurs that always results in a Stomach Punch Game for the Phoenix Suns. The Spurs were in the Valley for Christmas, and true to form Duncan, Parker, Ginobili and crew acted as grinches by stealing a 91-90 victory in a contest the Suns controlled for the vast majority […]

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Tags: Bench · Defense · Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · San Antonio Spurs