Entries from April 2013

Mercury coach calls Mark Cuban’s Brittney Griner comments an ‘honor’

April 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — The Suns are about to tip off their final home game of the year, so of course the biggest news of the day was the Phoenix Mercury formally selecting Brittney Griner with the first overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft. Mercury coach and Suns player development specialist Corey Gaines addressed the media […]

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Preview: Houston Rockets (45-35) at Phoenix Suns (24-56)

April 15th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Tonight will be a busy night of basketball viewing for Phoenix Suns’ fans. At 7 p.m. MST, the Suns will play their final home game of the year. They take on the Houston Rockets for what feels like the 50th time in the last month. But before tip off […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Kobe Bryant injury: The impact on the Suns’ 2013 NBA Lottery odds

April 14th, 2013 · 34 Comments

The season-ending and career-threatening tear to Kobe Bryant’s left Achilles tendon — a complete tear, at that — certainly affects the Phoenix Suns’ 2013 draft lottery odds. The heavy bet is that it’ll improve the Suns’ shot at acquiring a Los Angeles Lakers lottery pick this summer, but with so little time left, that shot […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Diante Garrett is chillin,’ watching TV and eatin’ pizza

April 14th, 2013 · No Comments

I just downloaded the Vine app for my iPhone because, most importantly, I don’t want to lose touch with technology. Now, I’m not sure if it really has a use other than acting as a smoother and less creepy version of Snapchat, but I’m sure I’ll figure it out. Suns guard Diante Garrett, currently on […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves 105, Phoenix Suns 93 — Turnover troubles

April 13th, 2013 · 38 Comments

The Suns have admitted they’re not a team with a lot of room for error. They didn’t play that way at Minnesota, attempting behind-the-back and no-look passes, proving that the Suns can indeed play loosely. Just not efficiently. Against one of the best defensive perimeters in the league (Ricky Rubio, Luke Ridnour and Andrei Kirilenko average […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Hamed Haddadi · Kendall Marshall · Luis Scola · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Wesley Johnson

Preview: Phoenix Suns (24-55) at Minnesota Timberwolves (29-50)

April 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Time: 5:00 pm MST TV: FSAZ Three more games and the 2012-13 season is just a bad memory for the Phoenix Suns. Three more games, and this team can begin to move forward; something it hasn’t really done all season. Ever since the preseason optimism surrounding the Suns wore off, it has been very clear […]

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Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview