Entries from March 2013

Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves (23-43) at Phoenix Suns (23-46)

March 22nd, 2013 · 3 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSA PHOENIX — Tough love for the Phoenix Suns under interim coach Lindsey Hunter has come in the form of benching. He preached after a 88-79 loss on Wednesday to the Washington Wizards that effort should be the focus before execution. After all, effort is needed for execution. “I think […]

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Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns Preview

Washington Wizards 88, Phoenix Suns 79 — Asking for effort

March 20th, 2013 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns held the Washington Wizards to 15 points in the third quarter and 14 in the fourth. Closing games like that are recipes for wins but not on Wednesday night in U.S. Airways Center. Washington trailed by seven toward the end of the first quarter but held the Suns without a […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Recap · Washington Wizards

Preview: Washington Wizards (23-43) at Phoenix Suns (23-45)

March 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ If there’s one thing to take solace in what went down on Saturday — a 127-105 thumping of the Phoenix Suns by the Wizards in Washington — it’d be that bad NBA teams typically do most of their losing on the road. So when the Suns again face a […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview · Washington Wizards

Phoenix Suns 99, Los Angeles Lakers 76 — Hollywood twist

March 18th, 2013 · 25 Comments

PHOENIX — More than an hour before Monday night’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns interim coach Lindsey Hunter delivered a rather reflective pre-game media session in which he stressed the importance of having his team finish the season strong. He spoke of privilege over right, sprinting to the finish line and seizing […]

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Pre-Game Notes: Los Angeles Lakers (36-32) at Phoenix Suns (22-45)

March 18th, 2013 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Steve Nash is set to make his second return to the Valley Monday night as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and while the build up might not have been what it was back on January 30, the two-time MVP still spoke in front of a throng of reporters before tip-off. Nash […]

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Preview: Los Angeles Lakers (36-32) at Phoenix Suns (22-45)

March 18th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Phoenix Suns 99, Los Angeles Lakers 76  The last time Steve Nash played in a Suns’ uniform at US Airways Center, the crowd chanted “We Want Steve.” Tonight, that same crowd might be chanting “We Want Draft Pick.” A win against the Lakers is always a big deal in Phoenix, especially in a season like […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview