Entries from January 2009

Amare voted All-Star starter …. seriously?

January 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Amare Stoudemire is an All-Star starter, and is it so hard to believe? It sure feels strange with the way some people think the Suns would be better off dealing away their All-Star starter and rebuilding, but let’s not forget Amare has been a reliable scorer even if his rebounding has been, well, not exactly […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns News

Knicks 114, Suns 109 – Going nowhere fast

January 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments

“I think we’re here now.” Suns forward Grant Hill uttered those words after Phoenix knocked off the Hawks to finish a 9-3 stretch since acquiring Jason Richardson a week ago Tuesday. Four losses in five games later and the Suns are moving further and further behind the pack in the West, lucky to stay in […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jason Richardson · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Suns (23-16) at Knicks (16-24)

January 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Knicks 114, Suns 109 Suns at Knicks Live Blog Well, at least we know the Suns won’t get pushed around tonight in New York like they did Monday in Boston because the Knicks will be too busy running to the three-point line to do much banging down low. This game could be exactly what the […]

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Tags: New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Live Blog · Phoenix Suns Preview

Sims signed as 13th man, but for what?

January 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

I just don’t see what Courtney Sims, who the Suns signed to a 10-day contract on Tuesday, brings to Phoenix aside from a warm body needed to fill out the roster. Then again, it probably doesn’t matter who the Suns sign as the 13th man, he can probably warm the bench as well as you or I […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns News

A new beginning

January 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Change has come to America, and I’m not even talking about the Inauguration of Barack Obama. ESPN.com has finally announced the creation of the TrueHoop Network, essentially an affiliation of basketball blogs under the ESPN name, and yours truly is honored to be a part of it. Blogging czar Henry Abbott cut the ribbon on […]

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Tags: TrueHoop Network

Celtics 104, Suns 87 – A Boston Massacre

January 20th, 2009 · 6 Comments

If Monday’s “showdown” in Boston was to serve as a measuring stick for how far off the Suns are from playing championship-caliber basketball, then Phoenix’s 104-87 loss made the Suns look like a squad that doesn’t even deserve an invitation to the 16-team dance. No, the Suns aren’t as bad as they played in this […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Boston Celtics · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash