Entries from December 2012

Preview: Phoenix Suns (11-15) at Portland Trail Blazers (12-12)

December 22nd, 2012 · 4 Comments

Portland Trail Blazers 96, Phoenix Suns 93 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have started to turn around their season by playing good enough basketball to rip off four wins in a row. The big caveat, however, remains that all four games were won in the friendly confines of US Airways Center and that the Suns […]

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

Kendall Marshall will rejoin Suns after D-League stint

December 21st, 2012 · 16 Comments

The Phoenix Suns announced Friday that point guard Kendall Marshall has been recalled from the D-League’s Bakersfield Jam and will be available for the Suns on Saturday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. Through nine games with the Jam, the rookie averaged a league-leading 7.6 assists per game, a pretty solid assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.27 […]

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

4-on-4: Winning streak edition

December 21st, 2012 · 6 Comments

To commemorate the Phoenix Suns’ four-game winning streak, the ValleyoftheSuns team goes 4-on-4 below with four burning questions surrounding this hot stretch. Which game was the most impressive/meaningful win of the four? Michael Schwartz: I’m going to take the first part of the question and do something different by going with the Charlotte win. Yes, the […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

The ‘Michael Beasley Project’ belongs at power forward

December 20th, 2012 · 19 Comments

There is an era of good feeling around the Valley these days, and while that era might be as temporary as the Phoenix Suns’ current four-game win streak, it’s safe to say both have something to do with Alvin Gentry’s recent lineup changes (reinstating Jared Dudley and Luis Scola as starters). The Phoenix Suns have […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Lon Babby · Michael Beasley · Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns 121, Charlotte Bobcats 104 — Three-point barrage

December 20th, 2012 · 12 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns must have been so surprised to be leading by 29 points at the end of three quarters that they didn’t know what to do with such an advantage. The Charlotte Bobcats answered back with a 10-0 run to start the period against the Suns’ reserves to prompt not one but […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shannon Brown · Three-Pointers

Preview: Charlotte Bobcats (7-17) at Phoenix Suns (10-15)

December 19th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Phoenix Suns 121, Charlotte Bobcats 104 PHOENIX — The suddenly streaking Phoenix Suns will be aiming to win their fourth straight game after seven consecutive losses when the lowly Charlotte Bobcats come to town for a Wednesday night tilt fresh off 12 straight losses. In the process, the Suns hope to become the first Phoenix […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview