Entries from February 2013

San Antonio Spurs 97, Phoenix Suns 87 — No small victories

February 24th, 2013 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX – Lindsey Hunter spent the time after his team’s embarrassing loss to the Boston Celtics running his players through intense practice, and he treated Sunday’ night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs as an in-house scrimmage, running through a 12-man rotation. A few days after he said the Suns didn’t get respect from the […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Recap · San Antonio Spurs

Pregame: Hamed Haddadi happy in Phoenix, Pop is awesome

February 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — Hamed Haddadi will be inactive for the Phoenix Suns’ game on Sunday as he tries to get back into shape. After going through a practice that interim coach Lindsey Hunter called a “really, really intense, up-tempo practice,” the Iranian big man was admittedly out of basketball shape. “I’m not ready yet,” Haddadi said. […]

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Preview: San Antonio Spurs (44-13) at Phoenix Suns (18-38)

February 24th, 2013 · 8 Comments

Time: 6 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ PHOENIX – The rotational questions surrounding the Phoenix Suns and their forward-heavy roster was supposed to be cleared up once Marcus Morris got a few practices under his belt. As of now, it appears it’d be the smart thing to put that talk on hold. Lindsey Hunter said before […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · San Antonio Spurs

Video: Lindsey Hunter stares down a Michael Beasley air-ball

February 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Michael Beasley’s game against the Boston Celtics on Friday night raised a few concerns. He left after being pulled for third-string point guard Diante Garrett in the 113-88 loss, and he immediately headed to the locker room. The video above gives us a humorous glance at Hunter’s likely frustrations with Beasley on Friday night. Things […]

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Boston Celtics 113, Phoenix Suns 88 — Another blowout

February 22nd, 2013 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX – Lindsey Hunter called a timeout exactly a minute into the game. The Phoenix Suns had ushered two Boston Celtics to the hoop for layups and fallen behind 4-0. They held it together against Boston, which was without Kevin Garnett, until the third quarter before tumbling 113-88 Friday in their first return to U.S. […]

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Tags: Diante Garrett · Phoenix Suns Recap

Grading the Phoenix Suns’ trade deadline deals

February 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

No Josh Smith, no Al Jefferson and nothing too notable. The Phoenix Suns were pretty conservative in their moves before Thursday’s trade deadline, and that’s OK. It’s what most of us hoped for with the new collective bargaining agreement pushing every NBA team away from scary-big contracts. Phoenix acquired Marcus Morris for a second round […]

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Tags: Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades