Entries from November 2012
November 17th, 2012 · 7 Comments
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 as much [...]
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 to [...]
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 Los Angeles [...]
November 15th, 2012 · 10 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 — really [...]
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 their [...]