Entries from March 2012

Preview: Phoenix Suns (25-25) at Los Angeles Clippers (28-21)

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Los Angeles Clippers 103, Phoenix Suns 86 Life doesn’t get any easier for the Phoenix Suns as they visit the Los Angeles Clippers one night after a tough loss to the Spurs at home. The Suns have cooled off as of late losing three of their last five games. While those losses have come against […]

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

San Antonio Spurs 107, Phoenix Suns 100 — Brown explodes, offense sputters late

March 28th, 2012 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — The Western Conference is an unforgiving place. Aside from a defensive hiccup against Minnesota, the Suns’ only other losses since the All-Star break have come at the hands of four of the five best teams in basketball, teams with a combined record of 163-84 — and yet after Tuesday’s 107-100 loss to the […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · San Antonio Spurs · Shannon Brown · Steve Nash

David Stern returns to Phoenix, discusses potential rule changes and the state of the league

March 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Although it’s a bit presumptuous to assume that the Phoenix Suns would have won the 2007 NBA championship if Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw had not been suspended for leaving the bench area during the fateful Game 4 of that year’s Suns-Spurs playoff series, to many Suns fans that ruling cost their team […]

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Preview: San Antonio Spurs (33-14) at Phoenix Suns (25-24)

March 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

San Antonio Spurs 107, Phoenix Suns 100 Two teams with quickly-aging cornerstones are treating their situations very, very differently. The San Antonio Spurs have 35-year-old Tim Duncan below 30 minutes per game as the Western Conference’s second-best team hands the torch of dominating figure over to point guard Tony Parker. Meanwhile, the Phoenix Suns have […]

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The careful calculation of Jared Dudley

March 26th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Basketball players have skill sets defined as refined or lacking. They’re given these by physical attributes, but also by mentalities that, when combined, create what we loosely refer to as their “game.” The best basketball players — Kobe, Michael, LeBron — have a lot of really great physical attributes but, of course, they have mentalities […]

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Phoenix Suns 108, Cleveland Cavaliers 83 — Putting the ‘O’ in Ohio

March 25th, 2012 · 18 Comments

Marcin Gortat scored the first 10 points of the game and Markieff Morris had a career-high 22 points as the Phoenix Suns dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 Sunday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena. The Suns matched their season high margin of victory and shot 52 percent from the field as they finished their Eastern Conference […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Marcin Gortat · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap