Entries from November 2012

ValleyoftheSuns Live: Heat at Suns postgame show

November 17th, 2012 · 7 Comments

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Miami Heat · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Video Blog

Preview: Miami Heat (7-3) at Phoenix Suns (4-6)

November 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Miami Heat 97, Phoenix Suns 88 Firepower is not something to associate with the Phoenix Suns this season. Although they rank seventh in the NBA in scoring offense, pace has something to do with it. Though this version of the Suns rebounds better than most Phoenix teams in recent memory, it hasn’t yielded wins. And […]

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Tags: Miami Heat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Los Angeles Lakers 114, Phoenix Suns 102 — Knockout run

November 17th, 2012 · 11 Comments

With just under two minutes to play in the third quarter, Marcin Gortat tied the score at 84 with a follow layup that put the Suns in position to steal one in Staples Center with another furious fourth-quarter effort. Instead once again their little engine ran out, as the big, bad Lakers rebounded their way […]

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

Preview: Phoenix Suns (4-5) at Los Angeles Lakers (3-5)

November 16th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Los Angeles Lakers 114, Phoenix Suns 102 PHOENIX — Steve Nash is injured and Mike D’Antoni won’t be making his coaching debut until Sunday, yet there still will be something strange Friday night knowing that those two pillars of the Suns’ SSOL era have joined the other side. It’s a new era in Phoenix and […]

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

Mike D’Antoni the right choice to be next Los Angeles Lakers head coach

November 15th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Phil Jackson may be the lord of the rings, but Mike D’Antoni was the right choice all along to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Now granted the Lakers — who host the Phoenix Suns on Friday night in Staples Center in a game D’Antoni is not expected to coach — […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Chicago Bulls 112, Phoenix Suns 106 OT — Valiant comeback thwarted

November 15th, 2012 · 12 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns would be a pretty good team if they could convince themselves they trailed by double digits before the opening tip. Instead despite a valiant effort in digging themselves out of an 18-point second-half deficit, their eighth double-digit deficit in nine games, the Suns ran out of gas in overtime of […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Luis Scola · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Sebastian Telfair