Entries from March 2009

Suns 126, 76ers 116 – Vets turn back the clock

March 19th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX – Alvin Gentry’s offensive juggernaut continued to set records in Wednesday’s 126-116 victory over the 76ers after four Suns hit the 20-point mark for the second straight regulation game for the first time in team history. Overall the team scored 120 for the seventh time in Gentry’s 17 games after hitting that mark just […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Defense · Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Offense · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Terry Porter · Turnovers

More bad news: Barbosa hyperextends left knee

March 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX – Just when things were starting to look just a little brighter on Planet Orange, you knew the next piece of bad news had to be right around the corner. Although we don’t know the severity of the left knee Leandro Barbosa hyperextended in the first quarter of Wednesday’s win over the 76ers beyond […]

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Tags: Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns News

Game Thread: 76ers (34-31) at Suns (36-31)

March 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 126, 76ers 116           Game three of the Suns’ “We believe” tour continues tonight with a visit from the 76ers. The game kicks off a four-game homestand that will go a long way toward showing how realistic a miraculous playoff push could be. They almost have to sweep it, but […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns Preview

VotS.com Suns podcast – March 17

March 17th, 2009 · No Comments

On this week’s edition of the VotS.com Suns podcast, I’m joined by Ben York and Mark McLane of Fanster.com’s Deep Purple to discuss the big win over the Warriors, the “Mavericks FAIL” campaign over at Fanster and what the Suns’ playoff chances look like with a month remaining in the season.

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Podcasts

The Wildcats did it, so why can’t the Suns?

March 17th, 2009 · 10 Comments

When I was originally planning out what I would post during this two-day hole in the Suns’ schedule, I considered writing about how the fall of Suns basketball to the depths of lottery land mirrors the demise of Arizona basketball to NIT land. I was going to write about how it’s kind of funny that Steve Kerr […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Kerr

Suns 154, Warriors 130 – Fast-breaking heaven

March 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I really wonder where Vegas will set the over-under line the next time the Suns and Warriors renew acquaintances. On Sunday the line was put at 244, a ridiculously high total, but Phoenix and Golden State bettered that with seven minutes to spare in an offensive showdown in which the Suns ran to a 154-130 […]

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Tags: Bench · Golden State Warriors · Jason Richardson · Matt Barnes · Offense · Pace · Phoenix Suns Recap