Entries from December 2012

Preview: Phoenix Suns (11-18) at Indiana Pacers (16-12)

December 28th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Indiana Pacers 97, Phoenix Suns 91 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have been nothing if not streaky throughout the month of December. First they lost seven in a row during a stretch that began in late November, then they came home and reeled off four consecutive victories, and now they have strung together three losses […]

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

New York Knicks 99, Phoenix Suns 97 — J.R. Smith plays hero

December 27th, 2012 · 54 Comments

PHOENIX — For 47 minutes and 14 seconds, the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks played an imperfect basketball game with the Knicks missing two of their best players and the Suns lacking their top dog for the second half. As so often happens in the NBA, particularly for a Suns squad that leads the […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: New York Knicks (20-8) at Phoenix Suns (11-17)

December 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

New York Knicks 99, Phoenix Suns 97 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns hung tight with the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday for a quarter and a half before being blown out by 28 over the course of the next quarter and a half in an easy Clippers victory. The Suns will get another chance at […]

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Tags: New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Three-Pointers

Los Angeles Clippers 103, Phoenix Suns 77 — Chippy blowout

December 24th, 2012 · 32 Comments

PHOENIX — It was hard to believe by the end of the ballgame, but midway through the second quarter the Suns trailed the Los Angeles Clippers by a mere three points. That’s when Chris Paul re-entered the game to engineer a 15-3 run to end the half before Los Angeles dominated the third quarter to […]

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Preview: Los Angeles Clippers (20-6) at Phoenix Suns (11-16)

December 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

Los Angeles Clippers 103, Phoenix Suns 77 Every winning streak must come to an end. After four consecutive victories, the Phoenix Suns fell last night in Portland 96-93. After a very tightly contested game, the Trail Blazers’ win streak now stands at five games. That’s nothing compared to the Suns’ next opponent. Tonight the Suns […]

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Portland Trail Blazers 96, Phoenix Suns 93 — Lillard the big shot

December 22nd, 2012 · 30 Comments

Opportunities for the Phoenix Suns were there. A missed three here by Jared Dudley, Shannon Brown’s misread of a fastbreak opportunity with the team down three points there and another missed three by Goran Dragic in the waning seconds were only a few of them. The Suns’ four-game winning streak ended in Portland Saturday night […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers