Entries from December 2009

Meathawk — All night long

December 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

What is an average road trip like with Steve Nash and his running mates? Ever wonder why the Phoenix Suns have such great chemistry on the court? Watch the latest from Meathawk and you will have your answers. Also listen closely to Leandro Barbosa’s goat impression — priceless.

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Tags: Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Is Barbosa’s injury a blessing in disguise?

December 20th, 2009 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — The three-week absence of Leandro Barbosa has been felt throughout the confines of US Airways Center and beyond. The Brazilain Blur brings an element to the basketball court that is unmatched by any other player — superstar or benchwarmer. The Suns’ performance has suffered without him (4-6) and their formerly-deep bench has gradually thinned […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Suns 121, Wizards 95 — Another day at the office

December 19th, 2009 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Just another day at the office for the Phoenix Suns in front of the citizens of Planet Orange at the Purple Palace. The Suns made easy work of the Washington Wizards, 121-95, to become the third team in franchise history to start the season 10-0 at home while remaining the NBA’s only undefeated home team. Not […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Washington Wizards

Preview: Wizards (8-16) at Suns (17-9)

December 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 121, Wizards 95 Coming off a frustrating loss in Portland, the Suns have a chance to bounce back at the Purple Palace tonight when they take on the underachieving Washington Wizards. After battling through a stretch that featured the Lakers, Mavericks, Magic, Nuggets, Spurs and Trail Blazers, the Suns finally take on a sub-par squad […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Washington Wizards

Blazers 105, Suns 102 — Bayless, TNT down Suns

December 18th, 2009 · 16 Comments

After three quarters at the Rose Garden in Portland tonight, a Suns win was almost a guarantee. Coming into tonight’s game against the Trail Blazers the Suns were 11-0 when Steve Nash handed out 11 or more helpers — he had 11 at the end of three. The Suns were 11-0 when leading after three […]

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Tags: Bench · Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers

Preview: Suns (17-8) at Trail Blazers (15-11)

December 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Trail Blazers 105, Suns 102 PHOENIX — To the Suns, TNT ought to be spelled D-O-O-M. They have lost 16 straight games on the network. “This is a TNT game and our TNT record’s not that good,” Amare Stoudemire said after Tuesday’s win over the Spurs, confirming that the players are indeed aware of the streak. […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Portland Trail Blazers · Steve Nash