Entries from April 2011

Preview: Phoenix Suns (38-40) at New Orleans Hornets (45-33)

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments

New Orleans Hornets 109, Phoenix Suns 97 The Phoenix Suns expected everything to be on the line tonight against a New Orleans Hornets squad that two weeks ago they seemed to have a legitimate chance of catching. At the time the Suns still were seeking a miracle, but it seemed to be a doable miracle […]

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Tags: Bench · Josh Childress · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Grant Hill snubbed from John Hollinger’s All-Defensive Team

April 7th, 2011 · 13 Comments

As all NBA head coaches do, Alvin Gentry takes to the podium after every home game to discuss the night’s contest. Depending on Phoenix’s performance, Gentry is either complimentary of his team, or brutally honest about the Suns’ performance. But no matter the end result, Gentry can almost always be found praising one aspect of […]

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Tags: Defense · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns 108, Minnesota Timberwolves 98 — Bench victory

April 6th, 2011 · 11 Comments

With the playoffs out of the question and nothing tangible to play for, it’s up to the Phoenix Suns’ bench and role players to rack up victories as the season comes to a close. Although it came against the NBA’s worst team without its best player in Kevin Love, the Suns’ second unit rose to […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Bench · Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (37-40) at Minnesota Timberwolves (17-61)

April 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Phoenix Suns 108, Minnesota Timberwolves 98 Losers of six of their last seven games, the Phoenix Suns are thirsting for a win. They’ve struggled to gain any traction all season and could use some positivity as they close out a disappointing 2010-11 season and descend into the offseason. But the reality is, as they’re on the […]

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Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Chicago Bulls 97, Phoenix Suns 94 — Cannot finish comeback

April 5th, 2011 · 60 Comments

“The big thing for us is we just haven’t been able to finish games. All of these games we’ve been able to be right there. The whole inconsistency has been our Achilles’ heel. We’ve competed like crazy, but we have very little to show for it from a tangible standpoint.” Suns head coach Alvin Gentry […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Chicago Bulls · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Vince Carter

Preview: Phoenix Suns (37-39) at Chicago Bulls (56-20)

April 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Chicago Bulls 97, Phoenix Suns 94 In the aftermath of the Suns’ 123-115 double overtime collapse against the Bulls all the way back on Nov. 24, head coach Alvin Gentry remarked that at the end of the season we will look back and see no shame in losing to Chicago since many other teams will […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview