Entries from February 2010

Steve Nash to return vs. Sixers

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

PHOENIX — After missing his first game of the season last night against Oklahoma City, Suns All-Star guard Steve Nash will return to the starting lineup tonight against Philadelphia. Nash missed the trip to Oklahoma to rest his ailing back and abdomen, which Suns head coach Alvin Gentry reported feels better than it did before […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jason Richardson · Oklahoma City Thunder · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Preview: 76ers (22-34) at Suns (35-23)

February 24th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Suns 106, 76ers 95 Coming off what Alvin Gentry called the “best win of the year by far,” the Suns head back home to take on the Philadelphia 76ers tonight in US Airways Center. After stealing a win in OKC, things couldn’t be better in Phoenix: Steve Nash will return tonight, the Suns have won […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Jason Richardson · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Suns 104, Thunder 102 — Stealing a win

February 24th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Suns fans, remember how you felt when Jamal Crawford hit the three to crush the Suns at the buzzer last month in Atlanta? That’s how Oklahoma City fans feel tonight after the Suns stole a 104-102 win over the Thunder when a Jason Richardson floater with seven-tenths of a second on the clock dropped through […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Jason Richardson · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Suns (34-23) at Thunder (33-21)

February 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Suns 104, Thunder 102 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns are certainly riding high, as they’ve been victorious in eight of their last 10 games, while showcasing a team defense and rebounding ability that has forever been missing from Planet Orange. But they will have their work cut out for them tonight when they take on […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Defense · Goran Dragic · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Rebounding · Steve Nash

Suns 104, Kings 88 — Defensive-minded Suns?

February 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — For years the words “defense,” “rebounding” and “Phoenix Suns” couldn’t possibly be used in the same sentence with accuracy unless words like “bad,” “terrible” or “awful” were also thrown into the mix. But while a 104-88 win over the 18-win Sacramento Kings doesn’t exactly change that, the Suns are quickly proving that they […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Defense · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Sacramento Kings

Kings at Suns: Pre-game notes

February 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — Here are a couple of notes and quotes courtesy of Alvin Gentry’s office an hour before game time: Steve Nash will be a game-time decision. Alvin Gentry on Nash’s status: “He’s going to see, it will be a game-time decision. He’s feeling pretty good right now so we’ll just have to see what […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Sacramento Kings · Steve Nash