Entries from March 2012

Pregame Notes: Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns

March 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have a chance to pull within a half-game of the Houston Rockets for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot when the two teams clash tonight in US Airways Center. Here are a few pregame notes and quotes before the two teams tip off at 6 p.m.: Martin out, […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns

Preview: Houston Rockets (24-21) at Phoenix Suns (22-22)

March 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Phoenix Suns 99, Houston Rockets 86 It was not long ago that the Phoenix Suns dropped their fourth straight game to the Los Angeles Lakers to fall a season-worst seven games below .500. That sure feels like more than the month ago it was, but after morphing into one of the hottest teams in the […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

On Steve Nash’s loyalty and the Suns as a legitimate playoff contender

March 17th, 2012 · 22 Comments

A recent Paul Coro article reinforced the most interesting aspect of the Phoenix Suns’ trade season: the fact that Steve Nash rumors never came close to being a distraction. During the week before the trade deadline we heard nary anything about the possibility of Nash being moved whereas Dwight Howard seemed to change his mind […]

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

Phoenix Suns 109, Detroit Pistons 101 — Avoiding the trap game

March 16th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Jared Dudley once again led the Suns in scoring, and Phoenix relied on teamwork and excellent ball movement to defeat the Pistons, 109-101. With the victory, the Suns moved to .500 at 22-22 for the first time since they were 4-4 on Jan. 8. Now two games back of the eighth seed in the Western […]

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Tags: Detroit Pistons · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Detroit Pistons (16-27) at Phoenix Suns (21-22)

March 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Phoenix Suns 109, Detroit Pistons 101 The Phoenix Suns look to get back to .500 for the first time since Jan. 8 when they take on the Detroit Pistons tonight in US Airways Center. The Suns, playing their third game in as many nights, are now firmly in contention for a playoff spot in the West. […]

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Phoenix Suns 91, Los Angeles Clippers 87 — Upset city

March 16th, 2012 · 15 Comments

On the first day of the NCAA Tournament, the Phoenix Suns pulled off Thursday’s biggest upset. Missing Steve Nash and Grant Hill as they rested during this middle game of a three games in a row stretch, the Suns battled back from a 17-point deficit to beat the Clippers, 91-87. The Suns played a gritty […]

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