Entries from January 2009

Game Thread: Suns (22-13) at Nuggets (26-13)

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Nuggets 119, Suns 113, OT           Grant Hill proclaimed the Suns are “here” after a not exactly resounding win over the Hawks Tuesday night. The Suns can take another step toward becoming that team they want to be when they take on the Northwest Division-leading Denver Nuggets Thursday night on national […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns Preview · Shaquille O'Neal

Suns 107, Hawks 102 – ‘I think we’re here now’

January 14th, 2009 · No Comments

The Suns never make things easy, do they? This game sure had the feel of a rout when Leandro Barbosa hit a pair of shots to open the second quarter that put the Suns up by 19, but (surprise!) the Suns let the Hawks back in to make for a competitive second half before they […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Grant Hill · Leandro Barbosa · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Hawks (22-14) at Suns (21-13)

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 107, Hawks 102           Every time the Hawks come to town I can’t help but think about the whole Joe Johnson Saga. Suns fans (I think, at least) are past venomously booing Johnson upon his annual return to the Valley, but like a jilted lover I still think of JJ […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Phoenix Suns Preview

Barnes struggling off the bench

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

41, 41, 38, 37, 32. Those were the minutes the Suns’ starters played Sunday against the Clippers, the type of time I’d expect in Los Angeles only if Phoenix was facing the Lakers. Leandro Barbosa led Suns reserves with 10 points and 19 minutes, but that was about all the positive contributions off the bench […]

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Tags: Bench · Grant Hill · Leandro Barbosa · Louis Amundson · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Suns 109, Clippers 103 – Not exactly primetime

January 11th, 2009 · No Comments

If an NBA game happens, but everybody else is watching football, does the game still count? In case you weren’t aware or just didn’t care, the Suns actually did play this afternoon in Los Angeles while you were worrying about the NFL playoffs. They even eked out a victory, 109-103 over the Clippers, in a […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Suns (20-13) at Clippers (8-28)

January 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 109, Clippers 103

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Tags: Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns Preview