Entries from December 2008

Fanster.com Suns podcast – Dec. 17

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments

On this week’s edition of In the Post, we break down the Jason Richardson trade, discuss whether Mike D’Antoni misses the Suns more than the Suns miss him and debate Phoenix’s chances in the West. 

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Podcasts

No bad contracts in Phoenix

December 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Although the J-Rich deal was most important to import a dynamic scoring threat at the shooting guard spot, Suns general manager Steve Kerr has also discussed it as a good deal because now the Suns aren’t paying big money to any bit pieces. Kerr said he’s more comfortable paying J-Rich $12.2, $13.3 and $14.4 million […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal

Suns 111, Knicks 103 – Denying D’Antoni

December 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I still miss Mike D’Antoni, but at least the Suns made sure he left town with a frown instead of that smug grin we all grew to know and love so much after the Suns won, 111-103. As expected, the game was played at about as quick of a pace as Phoenix has faced all […]

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Tags: Mike D'Antoni · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rotation · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Knicks (11-12) at Suns (14-10)

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 111, Knicks 103 Knicks at Suns Live Blog  When Mike D’Antoni and the New York Knicks come to town tonight it will be an awkward situation waiting to happen. Of course, D’Antoni was the mastermind behind the “Seven Seconds or Less” Suns of the last four years that averaged a 58-24 but never reached […]

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Tags: Mike D'Antoni · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Live Blog · Phoenix Suns Preview · Steve Kerr

I miss college crowds

December 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX – I spent the afternoon at US Airways Center for the local college basketball doubleheader in which “No. 20″ ASU trailed by 17 at one point and almost lost to IUPUI and the unranked Wildcats pulled off the upset of undefeated and No. 4 Gonzaga. Maybe we should hold off coronating the Devils as […]

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Tags: Fans

Suns 113, Magic 112 – A wonderful beginning

December 13th, 2008 · No Comments

As a former University of Arizona basketball beat writer who watched every game the last four years as well as their two choke job losses this season, I cringe every time the Wildcats have the ball in the final seconds with the game on the line because I know what’s going to happen. And it’s […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Offense · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Rotation