Entries from March 2012

Where does Phoenix turn without Grant Hill?

March 31st, 2012 · 7 Comments

On a roster that requires every point, rebound — every contribution really — because of its lack of star power, the loss of Phoenix Suns forward Grant Hill to a knee injury is painful for Alvin Gentry’s team as it eyes the eighth seed in the Western Conference playoff race. For you fantasy basketball players, […]

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No regrets on Amare, why Steve Nash may have spoken up now, and the end of Aaron Brooks’ season in China

March 31st, 2012 · 9 Comments

There is no question the Phoenix Suns botched the Summer of 2010 after Amare Stoudemire decided to take his talents to the Big Apple. However, it is looking more and more like Phoenix made the right call offering only three guaranteed years whereas New York was willing to give him the full five on a […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Amare Stoudemire · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Steve Nash says context key to understanding his comments

March 30th, 2012 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX — Steve Nash created quite the national stir yesterday, when a Dove Men’s Care promotional media blitz ended in what appeared to be a bold statement to the Phoenix Suns’ organization. Nash told some media bigwigs that he wouldn’t return to the Suns unless the team showed that they’re serious in improving upon this […]

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Grant Hill undergoes knee operation, playoff push gets harder

March 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns forward Grant Hill successfully underwent right knee surgery on Friday morning, repairing what the team called a “medial meniscus tear” that was discovered during an MRI on Thursday. In a release, the Suns said they expect Phoenix’s defensive stopper and starting small forward to return before season’s end. Head coach Alvin […]

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Steve Nash won’t return to Phoenix ‘if there isn’t an improvement’

March 29th, 2012 · 53 Comments

Steve Nash sent a message Thursday that Suns management must have heard loud and clear: he will only return next season if Phoenix improves. Nash spoke to everyone from Bill Simmons to Dan Patrick to Jim Rome as part of a Dove Men Care promotional media circuit and touched on a variety of interesting topics […]

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Tags: Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Los Angeles Clippers 103, Phoenix Suns 86 — Snowball effect

March 28th, 2012 · 20 Comments

The Phoenix Suns had previously been able to frustrate Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin by using physical, rim-protecting defense to keep the athletic All-Star at bay. At least, it was enough to pull out two gritty victories against the Lob City Clips this season. Griffin must’ve gotten tired of it. The power forward scored […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap