Entries from December 2008

Game Thread: Spurs (18-10) at Suns (16-11)

December 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Spurs 91, Suns 90           It’s always a big game when the Suns and Spurs renew acquaintances, and this Christmas Day matinee will certainly be no exception. There’s a reason this matchup was picked as part of ABC’s doubleheader along with the Celtics-Lakers showdown on a monster basketball day with five […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · San Antonio Spurs · Shaquille O'Neal

What can Brown do for the Suns?

December 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Probably not a whole lot. Guard Dee Brown has been signed to be the 13th man, and the main intrigue will be if he passes Goran Dragic on the depth chart. I understand that really none of the options fit the criteria the Suns ideally desired, which is a quality backup pure point guard who the team would […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns News

Suns 108, Nuggets 101 – Nash finishes Denver

December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

So I was in Vegas over the weekend for Arizona’s first bowl game in 10 years (what a rush!) and was tempted to take the over on this Suns game, with the line set in the neighborhood of 222.5. I ultimately decided against it because I don’t like gambling on games I can’t watch live, […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rotation · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Nuggets (17-9) at Suns (15-11)

December 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Suns 108, Nuggets 101           The Suns’ treacherous three-game stretch continues with a home date against the Nuggets. Denver has been one of the biggest surprises in the NBA this year in that they’ve been at the top of the bunched up West behind the Lakers, whereas many pundits thought they’d […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns Preview

Trail Blazers 124, Suns 119 – No stopping B-Roy

December 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The good news is the Suns are now playing offensively like they did through the last four years of offensive bliss. The bad news is they played defense like they did the past four years as well in Thursday night’s 124-119 loss in Portland. You never should lose when you shoot 56.9 percent from the […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Defense · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers · Rotation

Game Thread: Suns (15-10) at Trail Blazers (16-10)

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Trail Blazers 124, Suns 119 Suns at Trail Blazers Live Blog   This will be an important game as the Suns start a tough three-game stretch including home dates with the Nuggets and Spurs, as all three of these teams rank among the jumbled mess ahead of Phoenix in the West. In Portland, the Suns […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Live Blog · Phoenix Suns Preview · Portland Trail Blazers