Entries from February 2009

Suns return to Small Ball roots

February 20th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX – Remember that 1997 Suns team that played a lineup of Jason Kidd, Kevin Johnson, Rex Chapman and Wesley Person with a certain rookie by the name of Steve Nash off the bench? Get ready for Small Ball Circa 2009. The Suns will start out that way in the first game since Amare Stoudemire […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns News · Rotation

Game Thread: Thunder (13-41) at Suns (30-23)

February 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 140, Thunder 118           The good news is that the one of the worst teams in the NBA heads to US Airways Center as the Suns attempt to start the Alvin Gentry Era 3-0. The bad news, of course, is the Amare Stoudemire Hangover. I expect the Suns to come […]

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Tags: Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Preview · Rotation

And the nightmare continues

February 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Just when the rainbow appeared, the storm clouds returned right back in the face of the Phoenix Suns. Or should I say Amare Stoudemire’s partially detached retina. Right when the Suns looked to be back to being the Phoenix Suns, they’ll be nothing more than the 2005-06 Amare-less Suns, just with Shaquille O’Neal somehow playing […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns News

No news is good news

February 19th, 2009 · 8 Comments

That’s it. No more sweating out today at 1 p.m. MST. The Trade Deadline has passed, and now we can all go back to worrying about the rest of the season in peace. Amare Stoudemire and Shaquille O’Neal are still Suns, and Phoenix still boasts a roster that on paper could make a bit of […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Phoenix Suns News · Phoenix Suns Podcasts · Shaquille O'Neal · Trades

VotS Jam Session video fun

February 19th, 2009 · No Comments

As we wait out these final few minutes to see if Shaq will be shipped out to Cleveland for cap relief, check out these VotS videos filmed Friday night at NBA Jam Session. A big thanks to VotS correspondent Arash Azarmi for filming and editing the videos.

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Videos

Suns 142, Clippers 119 – They’re baaaaaaack

February 19th, 2009 · 3 Comments

It’s way too early to say the Suns have regained their status as an elite NBA team, a distinction they’ve held through the past four years of fast-breaking bliss. But there’s no question that Phoenix’s running and gunning ways have returned for good after slaughtering the shorthanded Clippers for the second night in a row, […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Kerr · Steve Nash · Trades