Entries from January 2011

Preview: Phoenix Suns (20-21) at Detroit Pistons (15-28)

January 22nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

Time: 5:30 p.m. MST TV: My45 Good teams beat who they’re supposed to beat. No, defeating the likes of Cleveland and Washington won’t impress anyone, but losing to them sure would do some damage. Just 10 days ago the Suns found themselves six games under .500 and on the heels of an embarrassing 132-98 loss […]

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Tags: Detroit Pistons · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns 109, Washington Wizards 91 — Hot Frye burns Wiz

January 22nd, 2011 · 8 Comments

Channing Frye’s the type of shooter who always feels like the next trey will splash through the hoop, but a handful of times a year he gets hot enough that he knows for certain the next shot is going in. Friday in Washington was one of those nights, as Frye drilled four long balls in […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Washington Wizards

Preview: Phoenix Suns (19-21) at Washington Wizards (12-28)

January 21st, 2011 · 8 Comments

Phoenix Suns 109, Washington Wizards 91 Having won four games in a row and five of six, the Suns appear to have taken their hand off the panic button. The Suns have notched good wins over Portland and New York, but have also benefited from a favorable stretch of opponents. The stretch continues as the […]

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Phoenix Suns 106, Cleveland Cavaliers 98 — Moving on up

January 19th, 2011 · 21 Comments

Two down, three to go. The Phoenix Suns avoided the proverbial letdown game Wednesday by defeating the worst team in the Eastern Conference, 106-98, for the team’s fourth consecutive victory. The Suns defeated the Knicks on Monday to begin their five-game East Coast swing. Phoenix led by as much as 17 but let the shorthanded Cavaliers […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Grant Hill · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (18-21) at Cleveland Cavaliers (8-32)

January 19th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Phoenix Suns 106, Cleveland Cavaliers 98 The last time the Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers met, Steve Nash and company were soul searching, desperately in need of any type of win. They snuck past the lowly Cavs to snap a three-game losing streak, but there wasn’t much optimism for a Phoenix team that lost seven […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns 129, New York Knicks 121 — Ten-day transformation

January 17th, 2011 · 35 Comments

What a difference 10 days can make. The last time the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks squared off for Amare Stoudemire’s homecoming, Mike D’Antoni’s squad dominated the Suns in every facet of the game. Raymond Felton notched his first career triple-double, the Knicks drilled 17 three-pointers and the Suns showed zero life offensively, failing […]

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Tags: New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap