Entries from January 2010

LB to undergo wrist surgery, miss a month

January 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Suns guard Leandro Barbosa will miss about a month after the team decided he should undergo surgery to remove a cyst from his ailing right shooting wrist, GM Steve Kerr announced about 45 minutes before the Suns were set to take on the Golden State Warriors on Saturday. The surgery will take place […]

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Tags: Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Preview: Warriors (13-28) at Suns (25-19)

January 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Suns 112, Warriors 103 PHOENIX — For the reeling Suns, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news? They’ve now lost five of their last six games, three to middle-of-the-pack teams, forcing the question that maybe the Suns are a middle-of-the-pack team themselves rather than the good team everyone wants to believe they are. […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Bulls 115, Suns 104 — Coming up Roses

January 23rd, 2010 · 13 Comments

PHOENIX — Long gone are the days of epic Bulls-Suns battles featuring MJ and Scottie vs. Sir Charles and Thunder Dan. But Derrick Rose and the Bulls did their best dynasty impression Friday night, overpowering the Suns, 115-104. With the win, former Suns assistant GM and current Bulls head coach Vinny Del Negro stayed a […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Pre-game notes: Bulls at Suns

January 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — Suns point guard Steve Nash will look to pass Rod Strickland tonight to take hold of eighth place on the NBA all-time assists list. With 7,985 career assists, Nash needs just three tonight to pass Strickland. Next on the list would be Gary Payton with 8,966 assists, nearly a thousand ahead of Nash. […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez

Preview: Bulls (18-22) at Suns (25-18)

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Bulls 115, Suns 104 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have gotten contributions all year from West All-Star starters Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire. The rest of the rotation players have all spent time as key cogs during some games and utter flops during other games. My focus will continue to be on guys 3-10 in […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Chicago Bulls · Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Robin Lopez

The only team with two All-Star starters

January 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

One day after snapping a four-game losing streak by defeating the ever so powerful New Jersey Nets, the sixth-place Phoenix Suns received a moderately-expected piece of good news: Steve Nash will in fact join Amare Stoudemire in the West’s starting lineup. Not the Lakers, not the Celtics and certainly not the one-star Cavs can claim […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash