Entries from March 2009

Suns 118, Nuggets 115 – Just enough stops

March 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Suns followed an all-too-familiar pattern during their six-game losing streak: battle tough against a good team, fade late and then launch a furious offensive comeback that’s thwarted by an inability to get a stop late in the game. In Monday’s 118-115 win over the Nuggets, the Suns battled tough against a good team in […]

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Tags: Bench · Defense · Denver Nuggets · Grant Hill · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns Recap

Game Thread: Nuggets (45-25) at Suns (38-31)

March 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Suns 118, Nuggets 115           Not that the Suns have had any trouble running against even the slowest of teams in the Alvin Gentry Era, but with the Denver Nuggets in town, this one’s sure to be a track meet. The Nuggets enter the game sixth in the NBA in pace […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns 128, Wizards 96 – A milestone affair

March 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

If you need any further proof that the 2008-2009 Phoenix Suns have been defined by mediocrity this season, look no further than this stat: the Suns won their fourth game in a row for the first time all year in Saturday’s 128-96 victory over Washington. And it’s March 21. And it followed a six-game losing […]

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Tags: Bench · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Washington Wizards

Game Thread: Wizards (16-54) at Suns (37-31)

March 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 128, Wizards 96             PHOENIX – Considering the types of lengthy winning streaks the Suns used to reel off under Mike D’Antoni, it’s really amazing that they will be going for their first winning streak of more than three games tonight against the lowly Wizards. The Suns have now […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Washington Wizards

March Madness hits Planet Orange

March 20th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX – For two days at least, the Phoenix Suns are just like you and me, laying back on their couches and enjoying the best March Madness has to offer. Of course many of them have actually played in the Big Dance and the closest we’ve gotten is that single elimination Intramurals version of March […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Grant Hill · Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Robin Lopez

Barbosa to miss 1-3 weeks with bone bruise

March 19th, 2009 · No Comments

The MRI on Leandro Barbosa’s hyperextended left knee showed he suffered a bone contusion and thus will miss one to three weeks, according to Suns.com, depending on how much the knee swells. It couldn’t have come at a worse time with the Suns having won three games in a row to pull within four games […]

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Tags: Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns News