Entries from April 2012

Steve Nash set to explore options, has ‘no clue’ what future holds

April 30th, 2012 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — For the past eight seasons, Steve Nash has been the face of the Phoenix Suns franchise, and to borrow a phrase from Lon Babby, its sun, moon and stars as well. But now for the first time since Jerry Colangelo swooped in with a take-it-or-leave-it offer as free agency commenced in 2004, Nash […]

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Phoenix Suns season review: A coming of identity

April 27th, 2012 · 13 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ 2011-12 season will be remembered for a frustrating start, a team meeting following the All-Star break and a hopeful push for the playoffs that came to a sudden halt in the second-to-last game of the season. The lockout reduced, 66-game run was a detriment to all teams, especially those without […]

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What do Steve Nash’s teammates think he’ll do?

April 26th, 2012 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — Approximately 12 hours after the Phoenix Suns had wrapped up their season with a game that will be remembered more as a celebration of Steve Nash than as a loss to the San Antonio Spurs, a grey sky and on-and-off drizzle hung over US Airways Center as players cleared out their lockers and went […]

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San Antonio Spurs 110, Phoenix Suns 106 — A sweet farewell?

April 26th, 2012 · 32 Comments

PHOENIX — The chants sprung up organically with about five and a half minutes left in a season and possibly a legendary Suns career, slowly building to a crescendo that resonated throughout US Airways Center. “We want Steve, we want Steve, we want Steve!” Fans leapt to their feet and even teammates Marcin Gortat and […]

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Preview: San Antonio Spurs (48-16) at Phoenix Suns (33-32)

April 25th, 2012 · 21 Comments

San Antonio Spurs 110, Phoenix Suns 106 Could this be the end of the road for Steve Nash in a Phoenix Suns jersey? After a month of de facto playoffs in which the Suns had to continue winning to keep their postseason hopes flickering, Suns fans are left with the sobering reality that they could […]

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Utah Jazz 100, Phoenix Suns 88 — Botched play-in game

April 25th, 2012 · 48 Comments

That’s it, that’s all folks. Despite an improbable run to turn around what was once a 12-19 season, the Phoenix Suns’ playoff hopes are officially squashed after they fell to the Utah Jazz 100-88 in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night. Thanks to a trio of monster double-doubles from Paul Milsap (26-15), Al Jefferson (18-16) […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Playoffs · Steve Nash · Utah Jazz