Entries from November 2010

Iowa Energy head coach Nick Nurse talks Gani Lawal, Earl Barron and Earl Clark

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

No coach outside of the Phoenix Suns organization has dealt with the players at the end of the Suns bench more than Iowa Energy head coach Nick Nurse. He’s in his fourth year as head coach of the Phoenix Suns D-League affiliate and coached recently acquired Sun Earl Barron and second-year Sun Earl Clark at […]

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Tags: Earl Barron · Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Iowa Energy · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

New ValleyoftheSuns multimedia section unveiled

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

This summer we re-designed the site and added a host of new sections from player pages to a schedule, and now we have finally added the cherry on top by introducing a brand-new multimedia section. This section will encompass a collection of the very best multimedia produced by ValleyoftheSuns and around Planet Orange that you […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Podcasts · Videos

Denver Nuggets 138, Phoenix Suns 133 — Defense halts comeback attempt

November 28th, 2010 · 11 Comments

The Suns shot well. Well enough to win in most games. It was their defense that let them down yet again. Phoenix dug itself a 19-point deficit but had a chance to tie the game with just seconds remaining in regulation. Unfortunately for them, Steve Nash’s shot, as well as the Suns’ comeback hopes, came […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Hedo Turkoglu plays five good minutes, Hakim Warrick struggles in first game after lineup switch

November 28th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Phoenix Suns finally switched Hakim Warrick into the starting lineup for Hedo Turkoglu and their crunch time power forward was ….. Josh Childress? Such is life on Planet Orange, but the late fourth quarter lineup of Nash-Richardson-Hill-Childress-Frye made sense with Denver countering with a pair of point guards and a pair of wings around […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Preview: Phoenix Suns (8-8) at Denver Nuggets (9-6)

November 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Denver Nuggets 138, Phoenix Suns 133 PHOENIX — The move has finally been made. It’s been debated since the preseason and picked up a fevered pitch after Friday’s win over the Clippers when Hakim Warrick posted a Suns career high with 25 points and Hedo Turkoglu failed to score in 15 porous minutes. And now Paul Coro […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns Notes: Suns searching for bench spark

November 27th, 2010 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — Last season the Phoenix Suns won 54 regular season games and head coach Alvin Gentry estimated superb bench play was directly related to winning 20 of them. But at the moment Gentry does not appear to have the same kind of confidence in his reserves as he has gone with a quick hook […]

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Tags: Bench · Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash