Entries from April 2011

Preview: San Antonio Spurs (61-20) at Phoenix Suns (39-42)

April 13th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Phoenix Suns 106, San Antonio Spurs 103 PHOENIX — It’s no surprise for the Phoenix Suns to see their season end in a game against the San Antonio Spurs. After all, that was the case in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2008 when San Antonio ripped the Suns’ hearts out in excruciating fashion. But usually that […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · San Antonio Spurs

Phoenix Suns 135, Minnesota Timberwolves 127 — Frye’s career night

April 12th, 2011 · 18 Comments

PHOENIX — Channing Frye had been suffering through an April to forget heading into Monday’s matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Frye averaged 8.5 points on 35.8 percent shooting from the field and 28 percent three-point shooting during the first six games this month, so of course it makes perfect sense that Frye would go berserk […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Jared Dudley · Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Three-Pointers

Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves (17-63) at Phoenix Suns (38-42)

April 11th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Phoenix Suns 135, Minnesota Timberwolves 127 OT With both the Suns and Timberwolves now fighting more for ping pong balls than wins, Monday’s matchup between the two teams might come down to who wants to lose more. Minnesota has lost 13 straight to tie Cleveland for the worst record in the NBA while Phoenix has […]

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Dallas Mavericks 115, Phoenix Suns 90 — Losing season

April 10th, 2011 · 21 Comments

The Suns’ season ended exactly two weeks ago at home against Dallas. Or at least that’s when the team mailed in the rest of its schedule. 14 days later, it seems only fitting Phoenix would be dismantled by the playoff bound Mavericks in the Lone Star State. The Suns were flat in all aspects Sunday afternoon, […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (38-41) at Dallas Mavericks (54-25)

April 10th, 2011 · 16 Comments

Dallas Mavericks 115, Phoenix Suns 90 With the postseason out of the question, is there really much left to play for? Is it worth it to keep running the starters out there and playing them 30 or more minutes, risking injury? Ask Suns coach Alvin Gentry or any player on the team and you’d almost […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

New Orleans Hornets 109, Phoenix Suns 97 — Dudley dunks, Suns lose

April 9th, 2011 · 18 Comments

In a season gone sour, sometimes the little things are all there is left to enjoy. For New Orleans, tonight’s 109-97 victory was about Willie Green canning his first 12 shots to help the Hornets keep pace with the Blazers and Grizzlies in the race for playoff seeding. But for the Phoenix Suns, their biggest […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap