Entries from December 2009

Suns expect a boost from LB

December 25th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX — As the rest of the nation is focused on Cavs-Lakers, the early talk in US Airways Center has revolved around the return of super sub Leandro Barbosa. The Suns are 12-2 with Barbosa in the lineup and 6-9 when he’s out this season, including the current 4-8 December stretch. The Blur was just […]

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Tags: Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns News

Preview: Clippers (12-16) at Suns (18-11)

December 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 124, Clippers 93 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns will suit up on Christmas Day for the third straight season when they host the Los Angeles Clippers tonight at US Airways Center. I’m sure the Suns would have preferred even a lump of coal to their recent two-game home losing streak, but despite their recent […]

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Tags: Leandro Barbosa · Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Rebounding

Vote for Nash

December 25th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Amare Stoudemire has already produced two comical “Vote 4 Amare” videos, so now it’s Steve Nash’s turn. However, instead of showing behind the back passes, crafty alley-oops and clutch three-point hits, Nash and his production company — Meathawk — went in a different direction with his short clip “vote for me.”

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Steve Nash

Join Nash in making this a giving holiday season

December 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Steve Nash is the NBA’s best at spreading the wealth on the court — averaging a league-best 11.4 assists per game. But this holiday season Nash has transferred that giving spirit from the hardwood into his charity work. MVSteve is one of 56 athletes participating in the month-long “Who gives? Racing for a cause” campaign […]

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Nash joins Amare atop All-Star leaderboard

December 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

You wouldn’t know it by the way they’ve been playing lately — slumping to a 4-8 December after a 14-3 start to the season — but for whatever reasons the fans have put two Phoenix Suns in line to start the All-Star game in the latest round of All-Star voting announced on Thursday In this update, Steve […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Steve Nash

Thunder 117, Suns 113 — Suns lack toughness

December 23rd, 2009 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — “You can overanalyze it all you want, but we weren’t tough enough,” Steve Nash said after the Suns’ 117-113 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight. The Suns were out-willed, out-hustled and as Nash said, they simply weren’t tough enough from the opening tip to the final buzzer. Two nights after dropping their first home […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding