Entries from November 2009

Suns 101, Raptors 100 — Thaaat close

November 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX –- It’s amazing how one shot can make such a difference in how a game is perceived. Case in point tonight, when the Suns were a Hedo Turkoglu rimmed out shot from bumming about a two-game losing streak. “If Turkoglu hits that shot we’re in here thinking they stole one,” Jared Dudley said. Instead […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Channing Frye · Defense · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Toronto Raptors

Game Thread: Raptors (5-4) at Suns (8-2)

November 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Suns 101, Raptors 100 If you’re a fan of old school, grind-it-out basketball, don’t even turn on tonight’s Suns-Raptors game. But if you prefer arena basketball and points galore, man you’re in for a fun one. What the Raptors have done in the early going this season is actually quite difficult to accomplish: they lead the […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Toronto Raptors

Suns Notes: J-Rich would surrender ‘23’

November 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

After a win over the Heat on Thursday night, LeBron James announced on TNT that he will be changing his jersey number from 23 to 6 next season in an effort to start a movement to honor Michael Jordan. James has worn the number since his sophomore year of high school and said he would […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns News

Lakers 121, Suns 102 — Not ready for primetime

November 13th, 2009 · 11 Comments

I’ll start with the good news. Lou Amundson hustled the Suns over 100 points in the final minute, leaving Lakers fans taco-less and Suns fans with two free tacos. Grant Hill applauded this outcome on the bench, possibly because free tacos don’t mix with his macrobiotic diet. Not much else went right for the Suns, […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Suns (8-1) at Lakers (6-1)

November 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Lakers 121, Suns 102 Suns @ Lakers Live Blog It’s never good to overhype a regular season game during the first half of November, but if there were ever a game to deserve such treatment it would be tonight’s tilt against the Lakers in Staples. Alvin Gentry pointed out that “it’s not going to count […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns 124, Hornets 104 — No test, much rest

November 12th, 2009 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Everyone was expecting a test against the Hornets in tonight’s game. If it was a test, the Suns aced it, and got some extra credit. By absolutely ripping the Hornets 124-104, the Suns set up one of the biggest games of this young season against the Lakers tomorrow night. But before we start […]

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Tags: Bench · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Steve Nash