Entries from March 2009

Game Thread: Suns (35-31) at Warriors (23-42)

March 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 154, Warriors 130             Last night’s win provided one more breath of air.  After tonight, we’ll know just a little bit more. The Suns have the benefit of getting to watch Dallas play the best team in the West, the Lakers, before even having to take the court.  It’s […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns 106, Thunder 95 – The skid is over (finally)

March 14th, 2009 · No Comments

A win is a win.  That’s what we’ve got to keep telling ourselves at least. It sure wasn’t pretty, as the game Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder was close all the way through, but in the end, Phoenix came away victorious, 106-95. There were a few bright spots.  One was that Jared Dudley played […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Leandro Barbosa · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Recap

Game Thread: Thunder (18-47) at Suns (34-31)

March 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 106, Thunder 95           So this is what it’s come to. The Suns will be playing the lowly Thunder hoping to prevent their first seven-game losing streak of the Nash Era. Their only six-game losing streak of the past five years came during a stretch that won Nash his first […]

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Tags: Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Preview

Cavaliers 119, Suns 111 – A new way to lose

March 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Bill Simmons wrote a late running diary of the Cavaliers’ comeback from 19 down to beat the Clippers on Tuesday night, with the constant theme being how everybody in Staples Center felt like such a comeback was inevitable. The Suns aren’t the Clippers and their lead was just four entering the fourth quarter, but I […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap

Game Thread: Cavaliers (50-13) at Suns (34-30)

March 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Cavaliers 119, Suns 111             The past four years when Phoenix has been eliminated from the playoffs, Suns fans have had a few days to wallow in their misery without thinking about basketball before getting on with their lives. Yes, we all know Alvin Gentry doesn’t believe the season is […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Phoenix Suns Preview

Gentry trying to look on the bright side

March 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX – When Suns head coach Alvin Gentry stepped to the podium after Tuesday’s season-crippling loss, he made it his mission to look into the cameras and tell the people the Suns’ season isn’t over. Gentry was barely a sentence into a two and a half minute rant before he reminded the assembled media and […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash