Entries from April 2009

Seven seconds or mess: A season in chaos

April 17th, 2009 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX – In a season of missed opportunities, bad luck and injuries, it would be easy to pick out any handful of games as the reason the Suns cleaned their lockers out on Thursday instead of beginning preparations for the playoffs. There was Roger Mason stealing Christmas, Danny Granger doing the same a few weeks […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Defense · Phoenix Suns News · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Kerr · Steve Nash · Terry Porter · Trades

ValleyoftheSuns.com end of season chat

April 17th, 2009 · No Comments

ValleyoftheSuns.com End of Season Chat

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Live Blog

Suns 117, Warriors 113 – A Hill of a game

April 16th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX – When the Suns signed Grant Hill to a one-year deal with an option two seasons ago, they knew they were getting an injury-plagued former star who had only twice played more than 30 games this decade. At the time, the best-case scenario involved Hill playing something like 60 games a year and being […]

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Tags: Bench · Golden State Warriors · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Warriors (29-52) at Suns (45-36)

April 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 117, Warriors 113  Suns/Warriors LIVE Blog from US Airways Center So long as the Suns’ season must come to a disappointing end in the middle of April, at least a season finale pitting Phoenix against Golden State will give Suns fans one more taste of the good old days. Of course, the last time […]

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Tags: Bench · Golden State Warriors · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns Live Blog · Phoenix Suns Preview · Steve Nash

Suns 119, Grizzlies 110 – A veteran finish

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments

If I didn’t know any better, I would have thought the Suns were still playing for something in Monday’s 119-110 victory over the Grizzlies. With seven minutes remaining and Phoenix hanging on to a tenuous 97-94 advantage, head coach Alvin Gentry sent Steve Nash, Jason Richardson, Grant Hill, Matt Barnes and Shaquille O’Neal to the […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Bench · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Game Thread: Grizzlies (23-57) at Suns (44-36)

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 119, Grizzlies 110             Another day, another meaningless game for your Phoenix Suns, but at the very least it would be nice for them to get a modicum of revenge on the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies, of course, beat Phoenix by 17 on Friday in Memphis in a game […]

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Tags: Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Preview