Entries from March 2011

Marcin Gortat, Jared Dudley move into starting lineup

March 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have finally decided to shake up their starting lineup, moving Marcin Gortat and Jared Dudley into the starting unit in place of Robin Lopez and Vince Carter. Head coach Alvin Gentry said that Carter will now be the Suns’ sixth man. “We’ll see if that helps,” Gentry said. “It’s something […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez · Vince Carter

Preview: Dallas Mavericks (51-21) at Phoenix Suns (36-35)

March 27th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dallas Mavericks 91, Phoenix Suns 83 PHOENIX — If you take any stock in the Hollinger Playoff Odds, the Suns’ season did indeed suffer a slow and painful death on Friday night against New Orleans. By the end of the night their 6.2 percent chance of a playoff miracle had turned into a 1.7 percent […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Arizona Wildcats basketball elite again after six-year fall

March 26th, 2011 · No Comments

PHOENIX — Six years ago today Arizona suffered its worst collapse in program history in a game widely known as one of the best of the last decade, blowing a 15-point lead with four minutes remaining. It’s amazing how much change the program has encountered in these past six crazy years before ending up right […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Channing Frye · Charles Barkley · Phoenix Suns

Marcin Gortat suffered nasal fracture, questionable for Sunday

March 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Marcin Gortat suffered a nasal fracture during the third quarter of Friday’s loss to the Hornets when he collided with Steve Nash’s head, according to a Suns release. His nose was “manipulated back into place” this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and he is questionable for Sunday’s matchup against the Dallas Mavericks. […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

New Orleans Hornets 106, Phoenix Suns 100 — Checkmate

March 26th, 2011 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — It happened so suddenly that few among the US Airways Center faithful even knew why the Suns’ stud center was writhing in the paint with blood spilling onto the hardwood. The play started like so many others, with Steve Nash preparing to catch an inbounds pass and Marcin Gortat heading upcourt after tossing […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: New Orleans Hornets (41-31) at Phoenix Suns (36-34)

March 25th, 2011 · 5 Comments

New Orleans Hornets 106, Phoenix Suns 100 PHOENIX — With 12 games remaining and a three-game deficit for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference — not to mention a brutal road trip on the horizon — the Phoenix Suns understand their playoff hopes are bleak. But while Suns fans keep waiting for a […]

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Tags: New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview