Entries from October 2012

Preview: Golden State Warriors (0-0) at Phoenix Suns (0-0)

October 31st, 2012 · 19 Comments

Golden State Warriors 87, Phoenix Suns 85 Ladies and gentlemen, it’s finally here. After a seemingly interminable offseason highlighted by “Gangam Style” parody videos, the downfall of Lance Armstrong, and a shirtless Tim Tebow, the Phoenix Suns are finally back. Their season kicks off tonight against the Golden State Warriors in US Airways Center. For […]

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Phoenix Suns believe they can ‘surprise a lot of teams’

October 30th, 2012 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX — For the past two seasons Steve Nash has propped up a roster lacking talent and athleticism, somehow waving his magic wand to propel the Phoenix Suns to the edge of the playoff picture before ultimately falling short. Now without him, this team has no chance. At least that’s the picture painted by many […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

New faces, new pick and roll

October 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ offense during the Steve Nash era was very simple. Step #1 – Inbound the ball to Steve. Step #2 – Have a tall yet nimble man set a screen on Steve’s defender. Step #3 – Watch Steve work his magic. Step #4 – Run back on defense after the ball goes in […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Luis Scola · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns need bench to bring energy, keep games tight

October 29th, 2012 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — They might not lead the league in plus-minus as last year’s starters did for a portion of last season, but the Suns’ starting lineup figures to be good enough to keep the team in most games this year. It’s anybody’s guess whether the bench will keep pace. After the Suns’ 2009-10 bench played […]

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Tags: Bench · Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns 2012-13 season predictions

October 29th, 2012 · 22 Comments

As the Phoenix Suns prepare to enter a new era, questions abound about where this organization is headed. The ValleyoftheSuns team takes aim at sorting out some of the crucial issues of the season in our annual season preview post before making a prediction for the campaign and looking back at what went down this […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

ValleyoftheSuns Live: Season preview edition on G+

October 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Video Blog