Entries from February 2013

Preview: Phoenix Suns (18-36) at Golden State Warriors (30-23)

February 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Despite the NBA trade deadline approaching in less than 24 hours, the Suns’ only real move has been internal. Reserve swingman Wesley Johnson, after posting season-highs in points (14) and rebounds (eight) in Phoenix’s 102-98 win over Portland, figures to get even more playing time tonight. Suns head coach […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Goran Dragic · Jermaine O'Neal · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns 102, Portland Trail Blazers 98 — The dying embers of the fire

February 20th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Even the hottest, most glorious fires will die out if not properly tended. When the flames die, a chill sets in and glowing ash is all that remains. But sometimes, the heat from that ash, the embers of a once great fire, are enough to survive. This was the story of the Phoenix Suns’ 102-98 […]

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers · Wesley Johnson

4-on-4: Discussing the Phoenix Suns trade rumors

February 19th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Two days remain before the NBA trade deadline hits, and the Phoenix Suns are one of the most actively talked about teams in the rumor mill. Most recently, the Suns were linked to Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith after that talk was shot down three weeks ago. The Valley of the Suns crew goes 4-on-4 […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Trades

Preview: Phoenix Suns (17-36) at Portland Trail Blazers (25-28)

February 19th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Time: 8 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Predictions targeted the Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers to finish the season sunk at the bottom of the Western Conference. The Suns already find themselves in that very place, and the Trail Blazers come out of the All-Star break with a surprising record yet running the risk of […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Portland Trail Blazers · Trades

Josh Smith trade rumors involving Suns crop up again

February 19th, 2013 · 24 Comments

Update (Tuesday, 3:25 p.m.): ESPN’s Chris Broussard tweets that it’s unlikely a deal for Josh Smith would include Marcin Gortat as the centerpiece. That makes it appear unlikely that an agreement is made considering Phoenix has little to appease Atlanta with other than draft picks. Though local radio personality John Gambadoro shot down such rumors […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns

To trade or not to trade: Shannon Brown (and some Goran Dragic talk)

February 18th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Shannon Brown is the subject of our sixth and final debate. After last season, most pundits and fans believed Brown had played his last game in a Suns’ uniform. But after the front office missed out on Eric Gordon and O.J. Mayo, signing Brown to a two-year deal became the best option. Will Shannon be […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shannon Brown · Trades · Videos