Entries from November 2009

Suns 126, Grizzlies 111 — Shooting stars

November 25th, 2009 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — More often than not when you’re outrebounded by 20 caroms, you’re not going to come away with the victory. The Phoenix Suns, however, shot right past their rebounding woes Wednesday night to blow out Memphis, 126-111 at US Airways Center, behind a scorching hot 61.9 percent shooting performance. “We were pretty good,” said […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Memphis Grizzlies · Offense · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding

Lopez to return Friday

November 25th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX — Suns center Robin Lopez will return to the floor on Friday in Minnesota after missing the entire season with a fractured left foot that he suffered during training camp. “Unless something dramatic happens in the next few days, either he eats too much turkey or something, then he’ll go Friday,” said Suns head […]

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Tags: Memphis Grizzlies · Robin Lopez

Preview: Grizzlies (5-9) at Suns (11-3)

November 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 126, Grizzlies 111 It would be easy to look at this matchup and say “easy win for the Suns over a bad team, just stop Mayo and Gay.” While limiting O.J. Mayo and Rudy Gay (averaging 17.4 and 21.9 points per game, respectively) is crucial, there is more to this game between the NBA […]

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Tags: Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns Notes: Less fast breaking, same fun

November 23rd, 2009 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Seven Seconds or Less revolved around a frenetic style that led to fast-break points galore along with a slew of three-pointers. The 2009-10 Suns shoot the three just as well if not better than the D’Antoni teams, but they don’t run with the same kind of commitment as the 7SoS Suns did. Case […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Offense · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News · Rebounding · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash

Suns 117, Pistons 91 — Home sweet home

November 22nd, 2009 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — Suns head coach Alvin Gentry often talks about the importance of winning home games because of how difficult it is to win on somebody else’s home floor in the NBA. Phoenix has not exactly had the most difficult home schedule to start the year, but the Suns routed another victim nonetheless Sunday night […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Detroit Pistons · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Pistons (5-8) at Suns (10-3)

November 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 117, Pistons 91 After their first disheartening loss of the season Thursday in New Orleans, the Suns return home to start a five-game stretch of winnable games before the schedule takes a turn for the worse. That starts tonight against a struggling Detroit Pistons team that’s lost four in a row to Western Conference […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Detroit Pistons · Phoenix Suns Preview