Entries from January 2010

Suns 115, Rockets 111 OT — Amare responds

January 31st, 2010 · 9 Comments

When watching the Phoenix Suns against a halfway decent team, every game seems like the next. Run up a huge lead looking like world beaters. Blow it in the time it takes to get a cold one from the fridge. Stay close down the stretch only to fail to execute late in another crushing loss. […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Channing Frye · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Suns (27-21) at Rockets (25-21)

January 31st, 2010 · No Comments

Suns 115, Rockets 111 OT PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns need to be more like the Houston Rockets, both now and certainly after a potential Amare trade. In terms of pure talent, the Rockets have no business being just a half-game out of a playoff spot in the crowded Western Conference, especially since they rank […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Amare Stoudemire trade rumors

January 30th, 2010 · 23 Comments

While the Suns’ recent TNT slump-busting win against the Mavericks has members of Planet Orange smiling again, Phoenix is still 3-7 in its last 10 games and Amare Stoudemire trade rumors continue to swirl. Amare has allowed these trade rumors to affect his play as of late, and he is quickly solidifying the notion that […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Chicago Bulls · New Jersey Nets · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Trades

Suns 112, Mavericks 106 — TNT streak ends at 18

January 29th, 2010 · 24 Comments

PHOENIX — The streak is over. The Suns finally won a game on TNT after losing 18 straight on the network. But much more important than breaking the streak was the Suns breaking their two-game losing streak (two is significant when you’ve gone 3-7 in your last 10), handing the Dallas Mavericks a 112-106 loss […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Bench · Dallas Mavericks · Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Suns-Mavericks pregame: Hill to start

January 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — The Suns’ efforts to end a two-game losing streak and improve their fortunes of late will include the presence of Grant Hill, who missed Tuesday’s game against Charlotte with a bruised heel. “I think he would’ve gone the other night if we would’ve let him,” Suns coach Alvin Gentry said before the game. […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Defense · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns

Preview: Mavericks (30-15) at Suns (26-21)

January 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Suns 112, Mavericks 106 PHOENIX — At this point the Suns are either a desperate bunch emaciated for a win or just a tired crew that burned out after one month and for which the All-Star break can’t come soon enough. Regardless of any of the Suns rumors swirling around or the malaise encompassing the […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview