Entries from February 2009

Game Thread: Suns (29-23) at Clippers (13-41)

February 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 142, Clippers 119           Mentally the Suns will be facing one of their biggest challenges on the year tonight. How do they get up for a team they were beating by 52 last night? On the flip side, you know the Clippers will bring a much better effort tonight so […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns Preview

Bulls out of Amare sweepstakes?

February 18th, 2009 · No Comments

For the past few days the Chicago Bulls have been rumored as the most likely destination if the Suns pull the trigger on an Amare deal. Suns fans are in luck because that mediocre offer from the Bulls is now off the table with Chicago having dealt two of the principals to Sacramento in a […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Chicago Bulls · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Trades

Better times on the horizon

February 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns fans, we have been beaten, battered, and torn down over the last two weeks.  We do not deserve it. And you know what?  It doesn’t matter.  The media can throw whatever it wants at us, but the bottom line is, this team is at least as good as it was last year. Really?  Yep.  […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Suns 140, Clippers 100 – Like the good old days

February 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

If Alvin Gentry could have scripted his first game as the Suns’ interim head coach, it would have looked exactly like Tuesday’s 140-100 victory over the Clippers. Aside from 22 turnovers mainly committed by bench players, Phoenix played a perfect game. The Suns ran at a breakneck pace like Gentry ordered, slaughtered Los Angeles on […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Bench · Goran Dragic · Leandro Barbosa · Los Angeles Clippers · Offense · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Robin Lopez

Game Thread: Clippers (13-40) at Suns (28-23)

February 17th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Suns 140, Clippers 100           It’s been less than a week since the last time the Suns hit the floor, but my how things have changed. Last week when the Suns got destroyed by Cleveland to finish off their pre-break slate, the team was engulfed by a general malaise, getting blown […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns Preview · Trades

Porter officially done, Gentry to bring back the fun

February 16th, 2009 · 8 Comments

It’s one thing to make a mistake, but it’s another thing to be man enough to admit that mistake. That’s what the Suns have done by firing Terry Porter and promoting assistant Alvin Gentry to interim head coach. “I hired Terry because I believed he would be able to provide the balance our team needed […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns News · Terry Porter