Entries from March 2011

Houston Rockets 95, Phoenix Suns 93 — Not quite

March 14th, 2011 · 14 Comments

With Steve Nash and Channing Frye down for the count, Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry made it clear that for them to remain in the playoff race without 40 percent of their starting lineup, somebody needed to step up. After three underwhelming quarters against the Rockets, Gentry finally got that elevated play from Vince […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Houston Rockets · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Zabian Dowdell

Preview: Phoenix Suns (33-31) at Houston Rockets (33-34)

March 14th, 2011 · 6 Comments

Houston Rockets 95, Phoenix Suns 93 PHOENIX — Alvin Gentry insists he won’t rush Steve Nash back just because the Suns’ opponents on their upcoming two-game road trip are also in the mix for the final playoff spots in the West, saying that every game is critical this time of year regardless of opponent. In […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Steve Nash

Orlando Magic 111, Phoenix Suns 88 — The Nash Effect

March 13th, 2011 · 13 Comments

PHOENIX — If Sunday’s matinee against the Orlando Magic was a glimpse into the future of a Steve Nash-less future, Suns fans better enjoy every healthy minute they have left with Two Time. With an ailing Nash missing the game due to pelvic instability, the Suns’ offense fell apart in the second half of this […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Marcin Gortat · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Steve Nash to miss Orlando game with pelvic instability

March 13th, 2011 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash will miss this afternoon’s game against Orlando with pelvic instability after gutting out the last few games despite being hampered by the injury. Nash is day by day, as the Suns made the decision that Nash couldn’t go this morning and will go through the same process before […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Hedo Turkoglu · Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Preview: Orlando Magic (41-25) at Phoenix Suns (33-30)

March 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Orlando Magic 111, Phoenix Suns 88 PHOENIX – There’s no shortage of hype and story lines surrounding the Phoenix Suns’ afternoon matchup with the Orlando Magic. Marcin Gortat will finally go toe-to-toe with the man who kept him on the bench in Orlando, Dwight Howard. Jason Richardson returns to the place where he helped lead the […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Earl Clark finding his way in Orlando

March 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — When the Phoenix Suns drafted Earl Clark with the 14th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, they knew exactly what they were getting. Then-GM Steve Kerr was well-aware that Clark would be a long-term project, but his massive potential and defensive versatility seemed to be worth the wait. But after 61 underwhelming […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns