Entries from January 2010

Suns Rumors: Should the Suns trade Amare?

January 28th, 2010 · 24 Comments

PHOENIX — By now you can barely open an Internet browser without hearing another rumor about Amare Stoudemire. And it’s only going to get worse from here. That’s good news if you own a basketball blog and don’t mind discussing all the scenarios, many of which likely lack even a shred of truth to them; […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Kerr

Bobcats 114, Suns 109 OT — More of the same

January 27th, 2010 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — Back in November, the Suns beat the Raptors in Phoenix when Channing Frye got just far enough up in the face of Hedo Turkoglu to force a miss on a potential game-winning shot. It was symbolic of that month as a whole: even when the Raptors got the matchup they wanted in the […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Charlotte Bobcats · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Bobcats (21-22) at Suns (26-20)

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Bobcats 114, Suns 109 OT For almost two months now the Suns have been the most frustrating of teams. They have shown the ability to make big runs against good teams on the road as well as the propensity to yield even bigger runs to bad teams even faster. Their latest mishap in Utah saw […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Goran Dragic · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Jazz 124, Suns 115 — A wasted effort

January 25th, 2010 · 9 Comments

In a game in which Goran Dragic explodes for a career-high 32 points, Channing Frye busts out of his slump for 21 points in 28 minutes, Steve Nash dishes out 15 assists and the team knocks down 17-of-30 threes, the Phoenix Suns should undoubtedly walk away with a ‘W.’ But after pasting a ridiculous 45 […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Channing Frye · Defense · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers · Utah Jazz

Preview: Suns (26-19) at Jazz (25-18)

January 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Jazz 124, Suns 115 PHOENIX — Following an underwhelming homestand that was about as disappointing as a 2-1 stretch can be, the Suns are hitting the road again to face those demons away from the 602. Having lost 11 of 12 away from home in myriad different ways, Utah’s EnergySolutions Arena isn’t exactly the ideal […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Steve Nash · Utah Jazz

Suns 112, Warriors 103 — Dragic takes over

January 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — In years past, Leandro Barbosa would often start the fourth quarter and explode on the offensive end to spark a Suns victory. With Barbosa out for the next month after he undergoes surgery to remove a cyst on his shooting wrist on Tuesday, Goran Dragic played the role of fourth-quarter sparkplug tonight by […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash