Entries from February 2012

Denver Nuggets 109, Phoenix Suns 92 — Rocky Mountain cold

February 14th, 2012 · 19 Comments

In deciding to rest Steve Nash and Grant Hill, head coach Alvin Gentry decided to pick his battles. This one, just maybe, he thought the Phoenix Suns could get away with and for decent enough reasons. The Suns (12-17) found themselves in the paint quite a bit against the Denver Nuggets (17-12). With Nash and […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (12-16) at Denver Nuggets (16-12)

February 14th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Denver Nuggets 109, Phoenix Suns 92 They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. Well the Denver Nuggets should be quite fond of Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, and Nene when they host the Phoenix Suns on Valentine’s Day. The Nuggets will be without the trio because of various injuries. Gallinari, Denver’s leading scorer, will be […]

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Golden State Warriors 102, Phoenix Suns 96 — Letdown on the glass

February 14th, 2012 · 21 Comments

Just as the Phoenix Suns started clicking, another letdown lurked right around the corner. On Monday night that letdown materialized in the form of a 12-point blown lead in the second half, more struggles on the defensive glass and a heavy dosage of David Lee, as the Warriors ended the Suns’ hot streak with a […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding

Preview: Phoenix Suns (12-15) at Golden State Warriors (10-14)

February 13th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Golden State Warriors 102, Phoenix Suns 96 The Phoenix Suns kick off a difficult stretch of three games in three nights when they take on the Golden State Warriors tonight in Oakland. The Suns are enjoying one of their better runs this season, having won four out of their last five games, including Saturday’s victory […]

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Phoenix Suns 98, Sacramento Kings 84 — Eliminating Evans

February 12th, 2012 · 14 Comments

The Sacramento Kings came into Saturday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns as one of the NBA’s hottest teams. Winners of four of their last five with victories over the Thunder, Trail Blazers, Warriors and Hornets, the Kings’ offense was rolling, averaging 99.8 points per game during that stretch — good for fourth in the […]

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Tags: Defense · Grant Hill · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Sacramento Kings

Preview: Phoenix Suns (11-15) at Sacramento Kings (10-16)

February 11th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Phoenix Suns 98, Sacramento Kings 84 PHOENIX — Odd as it sounds, a three-game road trip might be just what the doctor ordered for the Phoenix Suns. With a better winning percentage on the road (6-8) than at home (5-7), the Suns might benefit from a three-game road trip that begins tonight against the Sacramento […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Sacramento Kings