Entries from October 2009

ValleyoftheSuns live chat on ESPN.com

October 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Phoenix Suns Discussion

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Live Blog

The Suns’ offense should be elite again

October 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Whenever the Suns have struggled offensively this preseason, head coach Alvin Gentry has had just one thing to say, “Don’t worry about it.” Feel free to worry about interior depth, rebounding or anything to do with defense, but once they become the best-conditioned team in the NBA as Gentry expects them to be, offense should […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Offense · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Suns fall to Thunder despite amazing comeback

October 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

You know it’s the preseason when you give up 37 one quarter and then just nine the next. But what’s most disconcerting about the Suns’ crazy 110-105 overtime loss is that Oklahoma City’s rotation players outplayed Phoenix’s rotation players before the Suns’ deep reserves brought them back. The Suns trailed by 20 points with just […]

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Tags: Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns Recap · Taylor Griffin

Frye shines in outdoor game, but Suns lose

October 10th, 2009 · 7 Comments

The first rule of preseason games is don’t take much stock in preseason games. The final outcome of Saturday’s outdoor game at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for example, a 104-101 Warriors win, is not something I put any stock into being that a group of core Golden State players beat a group of Suns […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Earl Clark · Golden State Warriors · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns Recap

Not just another preseason game

October 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Editor’s Note: Kyle Chank is a guest writer for ValleyoftheSuns. He hails from Indian Wells and has played in the same venue that the Suns will be playing in tonight. INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Many fans can relate to growing up playing basketball under the lights at the local park as you re-created scenarios in […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns Preview

Celebrating a Phoenix basketball championship

October 10th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX — Confetti streamed down from the ceiling, “We are the Champions” blared over the sound system, and if you closed your eyes you could almost pretend like the Phoenix Suns had just won their first ever championship at US Airways Center. Yes, a lighting fast, top-notch shooting basketball team won a championship last night […]

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