Entries from January 2009

Suns 103, Wizards 87 – Back on track

January 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I doubt anybody in the organization would have been particularly happy about a 3-3 road trip when the Suns’ plane took off in Phoenix a week and a half ago, but considering how grim things looked as late as Sunday at 4 p.m. MST at least this trip wasn’t a complete disaster. Yes, the Suns’ effort […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Leandro Barbosa · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Washington Wizards

Game Thread: Suns (24-18) at Wizards (9-34)

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 103, Wizards 87             The Suns need to make sure Friday night in Charlotte was their rock bottom point of the season. That means not losing to a Wizards team that’s 7.5 games behind the next worst team in the East. The Wizards have some nice players in Antawn […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Washington Wizards

Suns 104, Hawks 99 – Slump buster

January 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Phewwwww! The Suns’ fan base let out a sigh of relief that could be heard all the way from Atlanta after Phoenix held on down the stretch for once to dispatch the Hawks, 104-99, earning the team’s first road victory over a winning squad since Oct. 29 in San Antonio against the Manu Ginobili-less Spurs. […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Atlanta Hawks · Bench · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robert Sarver · Steve Kerr · Turnovers

Game Thread: Suns (23-18) at Hawks (26-16)

January 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Suns 104, Hawks 99           Phoenix will make its next stop on the squad’s “Revenge of the Former Suns” road trip from Hell Sunday evening in Atlanta for a tilt against Joe Johnson and the Hawks. That’s not good news because the Hawks are 17-4 at home, and we all know […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Phoenix Suns Preview

Bobcats 98, Suns 76 – Rock bottom?

January 24th, 2009 · 6 Comments

The Suns can only hope this is rock bottom, because I’m not sure how much further they can fall after being embarrassed in Charlotte of all places on Friday, 98-76. Yes, not Boston, Charlotte, a franchise that had previously never won a single game against Phoenix. The Suns trailed by as many as 25 in […]

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Tags: Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Recap · Raja Bell · Steve Nash · Terry Porter

Game Thread: Suns (23-17) at Bobcats (17-25)

January 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Bobcats 98, Suns 76             Having lost four of five, the last thing the Suns need is to play another losing team with a little extra motivation to beat Phoenix after dropping one to Mike D’Antoni’s Knicks. That’s not good news since for at least two Bobcats Friday’s matchup with […]

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Tags: Bench · Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Preview · Raja Bell