Entries from March 2009

Trail Blazers 129, Suns 109 – Streak deep-sixed

March 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

OK, so we all knew the Suns weren’t going to win 17 straight games to charge into the playoffs, right? There would be days like this, days in which the Suns run into a talented, rested club that just clobbers them after a decent start as the Trail Blazers did in their 129-109 victory Thursday […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers · Shaquille O'Neal

Game Thread: Suns (40-31) at Trail Blazers (44-27)

March 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Trail Blazers 129, Suns 109 PHOENIX – In the next two games we will find out for sure if the Suns are also chasing the Trail Blazers and Jazz for sixth and seventh as well as the Mavericks for eighth. If the Suns win in Portland tonight and Utah on Saturday, they will be within […]

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Tags: Bench · Grant Hill · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns Preview · Portland Trail Blazers

VotS.com Suns podcast – March 26

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments

In this week’s edition of the VotS.com Suns podcast, Mark McLane and Ben York from Fanster.com’s Deep Purple join me to discuss the Suns’ six-game winning streak, whether Phoenix should start thinking about catching the Blazers and Jazz as well as the Mavs and, of course, whether the Suns will make the playoffs. Guess which […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Podcasts

Dribbling toward a road trip

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX – In concept it’s the simplest of basketball skills, but in practice it’s more mentally grueling than the LSATs. Dribble a basketball for 18 hours straight, outplay, outwit and outlast your opponents and win a trip for two on an all-inclusive Suns road trip next season with everything from a spot on the Suns’ […]

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Tags: Fans

Suns 118, Jazz 114 – Sweet six streak

March 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX – Two weeks ago, the Suns lost their sixth straight excruciatingly winnable game, time after time failing to come up with that crucial stop or clutch basket to stop the bleeding. Two weeks later the Suns are the hottest team in the West after winning six in a row by coming up with that […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Goran Dragic · Grant Hill · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Utah Jazz

Game Thread: Jazz (44-26) at Suns (39-31)

March 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Suns 118, Jazz 114             Fanster.com has its “Mavericks FAIL” campaign and I always reference how far the Suns are behind Dallas, but nobody ever talks about the Suns catching sixth-place Utah or seventh-place Portland. The Jazz enter tonight’s showdown in US Airways a healthy five games up on the […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Utah Jazz