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 [...]
Entries from January 2010
January 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments
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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.
The good news? [...]
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 perfect [...]
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. Nash [...]
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 the rotation when [...]
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 two [...]