Entries from March 2013

Washington Wizards 127, Phoenix Suns 105 — Worse to worst

March 16th, 2013 · 41 Comments

The Suns would normally take 105 points as a great night. They would normally accept Michael Beasley’s 21 points on 7-for-12 shooting in 23 minutes as a much-needed lift. Except Saturday’s game at Washington was anything but normal, not with Martell Webster hitting seven 3-pointers en route to 34 points. Not with Washington — the […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Michael Beasley · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Washington Wizards

Atlanta Hawks 107, Phoenix Suns 94 — Letting them off easy

March 15th, 2013 · 8 Comments

Basketball games are like boxing matches. Teams trade buckets like boxers trade jabs. A few times per round, one team lands a haymaker, and while that big play may not be a knockout blow, the big punches start to add up as the game wears on. Eventually the team on the receiving end of those […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (22-43) at Atlanta Hawks (35-29)

March 15th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Time: 4:30 MST TV: FSAZ The bipolar Phoenix Suns will be back in action Friday night as they visit the Atlanta Hawks. After a manic three-game win streak two weeks ago, the Suns have fallen into another depression, dropping four of their last five games by an average of of 20 points. The only good […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Houston Rockets 111, Phoenix Suns 81– Getting Montiejunased

March 13th, 2013 · 39 Comments

It was a nice touch that the Houston Rockets acknowledged the return of Luis Scola, and a fun storyline that Goran Dragic and Marcus Morris also returned to their old stomping grounds. But there are new faces in Houston. The home court for the Rockets added to the obvious revenge factor after Saturday’s 107-105 Suns […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (22-42) at Houston Rockets (34-30)

March 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Time: 5 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ PHOENIX — No matter the Phoenix Suns’ recent offense success, there’s no way to hide that models build in Houston and Denver are out of their league. Namely, the firepower isn’t there. And while the Suns have looked relatively capable of running and gunning with those two very different […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns Preview

Channing Frye on Iguodala, the Clippers and DeAndre Jordan’s dunk

March 12th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Channing Frye was relaxing in the Suns locker room before the Monday night game against the Denver Nuggets. With the Pac-12 tournament on his mind, he was dishing on the Arizona Wildcats, so of course I had to ask him about former UA wing and current Denver vet Andre Iguodala. That somehow turned […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Los Angeles Clippers