Entries from December 2008

Game Thread: Magic (17-5) at Suns (13-10)

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Suns 113, Magic 112             Welcome to a new era of Phoenix Suns basketball. Trade acquisitions Jason Richardson and Jared Dudley will suit up as Phoenix Suns for the first time when the Suns host the streaking Magic. The Suns will still be without center Shaquille O’Neal so expect a […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns Preview · Shaquille O'Neal

A day later and I love it even more

December 11th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I somehow managed to write 950 words in my gut reaction piece on the Jason Richardson deal yet still have 10 burning questions relating to the trade to sort out today. 1. Is this deal a continued purging of the D’Antoni years? Only through names, not in actuality. If anything, it’s closer to a return […]

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Tags: Alando Tucker · Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Defense · Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Offense · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Raja Bell · Robin Lopez · Sean Singletary · Steve Nash · Trades

The J-Rich trade around the Web

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Below you’ll find all the stories I could find around the Internet about the Suns’ acquisition of Jason Richardson. Feel free to add any stuff I missed in the comments section: Suns trade Bell, Diaw for Richardson – Paul Coro/The Arizona Republic Nash drained after trade of best friend Bell – Paul Coro/The Arizona Republic […]

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Tags: Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Jason Richardson · Links · Raja Bell · Trades

Lakers 115, Suns 110 – Basketball is fun again

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

The Suns, Steve Nash in particular, have talked all year about how important it is to have fun on the basketball court and how this year has been a flat-out boor at times. Phoenix fans used to the high-flying, wham-bam-slam-Shazam Phoenix Suns have felt the same way, growing tired of entry passes, reposting and turnovers. […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Offense · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Fanster.com Suns podcast – Dec. 10

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

On this week’s edition of In The Post, we talk about the events that transpired in the last week. The Suns went 2-2, looking bad on the road and then formidable at home. What do we make of the team right now?

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Podcasts

Game Thread: Suns (13-9) at Lakers (17-3)

December 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Lakers 115, Suns 110 I feel bad for anyone who bet on the Suns to win this game in Vegas before finding out Phoenix’s roster would be shell of the team that can’t beat the Lakers anyway. The Suns will be without Shaquille O’Neal, who is heading east for the funeral of his 92-year-old great […]

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Tags: Bench · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns Preview · Robin Lopez · Shaquille O'Neal