Entries from January 2012

Toronto Raptors 99, Phoenix Suns 96 — Road trip hangover

January 25th, 2012 · 49 Comments

PHOENIX — Much has changed about the Phoenix Suns since Steve Nash signed as a free agent before the 2004-05 season yet one constant had remained: the Suns always beat the Toronto Raptors. Not anymore. The Suns’ longest active winning streak over a single opponent was snapped Tuesday night in Toronto’s 99-96 victory after the […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash · Toronto Raptors

Preview: Toronto Raptors (4-13) at Phoenix Suns (6-10)

January 24th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Toronto Raptors 99, Phoenix Suns 96 Against the Phoenix Suns, the Toronto Raptors should apparently be concerned that they’re averaging 19.3 points in the first quarter through 17 games this season. That’s funny. Why is it funny if the Raptors (4-13) are 29th in the league in scoring and winless in the last 15 games […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Toronto Raptors

Steve Nash’s epic snowboard trick

January 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Steve Nash unveils “The Corn Chopper” aka the “most epic snowboard trick ever” in the heart of downtown Phoenix in his latest Vitaminwater video. Nash, Dudley leading Tweeter of the Year race @SteveNash and @JaredDudley619 are leading the way in the voting for HoopsHype’s Tweeter of the Year award for 2011. As of this writing, […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash · Twitter · Videos

Dallas Mavericks 93, Phoenix Suns 87 — Marion unloads

January 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Phoenix Suns can pick their poison all they want. Until they stop mixing two or more, they’re going to meet their end. In a 93-87 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, they avoided Dirk Nowitzki, who was sitting out to rest a knee. The Suns then quieted his replacement, Lamar Odom. But in […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns

Preview: Phoenix Suns (6-9) at Dallas Mavericks (10-7)

January 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

Dallas Mavericks 93, Phoenix Suns 87 After the Suns defeated a Boston Celtics team without Rajon Rondo on Friday, the basketball gods keep shining hope upon a Phoenix team that could use any and all luck. Dirk Nowitzki is out as the Mavericks face the Suns today at 6:30 p.m. in Dallas, but that’s not […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns notes: Nash, Amare and scheduling fun

January 22nd, 2012 · 16 Comments

The one story that won’t go away this season features this simple yet excruciating question: Will the Suns trade Steve Nash, and if so what can they get for him? Every time they lose a few games — as the Suns recently did in dropping five straight — the Nash whispers will grow a little […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash