Entries from January 2010

Preview: Suns (24-16) at Bobcats (18-19)

January 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bobcats 125, Suns 99 Earlier this season, following a loss, a game against the likes of a (barely) sub-.500 Charlotte team would be  a cure-all to get the Suns back on track. But as of late, little is guaranteed for this Suns squad that continues to baffle fans and players alike. Whether it’s inconsistency or […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Hawks 102, Suns 101 — ‘Tough as it gets’

January 16th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Every season there are a certain number of games that a team will win that it has no business taking and lose that it has no business dropping. It’s sports, and when one of those games occurs you just have to tip your hat to the opposition and move on to the next game. For […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Preview: Suns (24-15) at Hawks (25-13)

January 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Hawks 102, Suns 101 There’s one piece of good news for Suns fans to take solace in as their team heads to Atlanta for an ESPN showdown tonight: at least the Suns are unlikely to run up another 20-point lead against a Hawks team that’s 15-4 at home and has won four of five since […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Why are the Suns blowing leads?

January 15th, 2010 · 17 Comments

At this point a 20-point lead for the Phoenix Suns is about as safe as jumping into a pit of fatally venomous snakes after they haven’t eaten for a month, as evidenced by the leads they have blown here and here and here and here and here. The Suns have blown leads of 24 twice […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Pacers 122, Suns 114 — Are you kidding me?

January 13th, 2010 · 20 Comments

Two nights ago in US Airways Center, the Phoenix Suns lost grip of a 24-point advantage early in the second quarter, allowing the Milwaukee Bucks to eventually take a 86-85 lead with eight minutes remaining. Although the blown lead left a sour taste in the mouths of Alvin Gentry and his team, the Suns ultimately […]

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Suns (24-14) at Pacers (12-25)

January 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Pacers 122, Suns 114 PHOENIX — The Suns hit the road today, starting a four-game trip with a contest in Indiana. But will the Suns’ issues with blowing leads continue in the East? That’s the question on everybody’s mind after Phoenix spent a month blowing every kind of lead imaginable. From Dec. 11 to Jan. 11, […]

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview