Entries from March 2010

Nash reaches 1,000-game plateau

March 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — When Steve Nash stepped foot on the hardwood during the Suns’ victory over the Hornets Sunday night in Phoenix, the 36-year-old became the 10th active player to reach 1,000 career regular season games. Nash joined an elite group including names like Kobe Bryant, Jason Kidd, Shaquille O’Neal and Kevin Garnett, among others. But […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Suns 120, Hornets 106 — Suns handle Hornets

March 14th, 2010 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — As head coach Alvin Gentry has said all season, games against teams that you should beat are the important ones and wins against the upper-echelon teams of the NBA are only bonuses. Although the Suns were unable to capture that extra-credit game against the Lakers on Friday, they made up for it with […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Hornets (32-34) at Suns (40-26)

March 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Suns 120, Hornets 106 PHOENIX — When I saw that the Suns would host a seven-game homestand in March, I immediately thought that could be a time for the team to make some hay in what figured to be a bunched up Western Conference. Not that this was going to happen again, but the Suns […]

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Tags: New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Rebounding · Steve Nash

Lakers 102, Suns 96 — Beat-en by LA

March 12th, 2010 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — In many respects Friday’s game against the Lakers felt like a playoff game. Heck, that notion was even written on the whiteboard in the Suns’ locker room before the game. With Los Angeles being in town on a Friday night, the fans were jacked up during pregame introductions and the Suns started the […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Defense · Jarron Collins · Los Angeles Lakers · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

A buzz in the air with the Lakers in town

March 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — With an accident on the 51 on my way to the game tonight, I almost felt like I was stuck on an LA freeway. As I arrived to my usual parking garage I noticed parking was about double what it normally is. And as I walked to the stadium I noticed a disturbingly […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Jarron Collins · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Preview: Lakers (47-18) at Suns (40-25)

March 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Lakers 102, Suns 96 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers. Just naming Friday’s opponent makes the blood of Phoenix fans boil. This time a battle with the defending champs will double as a litmus test type of game in which the Suns can compare themselves with the best in the West […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview