Entries from February 2014

Phoenix Suns 116, New Orleans Pelicans 104 — He’s no bum

February 28th, 2014 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns won’t make the playoffs like this. They shouldn’t, at least. But in the regular season when Goran Dragic puts in a career night on a bum ankle, maybe this is what happens regularly. Phoenix got away with a much-needed win, rallying to end a brutal third quarter and then riding […]

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Tags: New Orleans Pelicans · Phoenix Suns Recap

Davis and Dragic to play, Tyreke Evans in elevator

February 28th, 2014 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — Anthony Davis will play Friday against the Phoenix Suns having recovered well from a tweaked shoulder, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. Goran Dragic tested out his bum ankle and is good to go as Suns coach Jeff Hornacek was hoping for an “honest answer” from the point guard about how his […]

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Tags: New Orleans Pelicans · Phoenix Suns

Preview: New Orleans Pelicans (23-34) vs. Phoenix Suns (33-24)

February 28th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: ESPN/FSA Two things Suns fans probably know but need to be said anyway: Phoenix desperately needs point guard Goran Dragic on the court because it also needs a win. Now that’s out of the way, it comes down to how they handle business Friday night at home against the New […]

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Tags: Eric Gordon · New Orleans Pelicans · Phoenix Suns Preview

Notes: Suns reveal Noche Latina jerseys, Dragic underrated

February 27th, 2014 · 11 Comments

Phoenix's new "Los Suns" (not "Sol" or "Soles") uniforms will be worn for their game vs. Oklahoma City on March 6th: pic.twitter.com/jiIkFPRz9V — Chris Creamer (@sportslogosnet) February 14, 2014 The lucky Phoenix Suns get another taste of Adidas’ forceful push for sleeves. As part of the league’s “Noche Latina” (Latin Night) series, Phoenix will wear […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News

Kevin Johnson: ‘My story is a Phoenix story’

February 27th, 2014 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Kevin Johnson never expected all of this. Coming out of a poor northern California neighborhood, he never dreamed of getting to the NBA, let alone be one of the most electrifying players in the league for many years. From 1988-1997, Johnson averaged 19.8 points and 10 assists per game as he led the […]

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Tags: 1993 Phoenix Suns · Kevin Johnson

Utah Jazz 109, Phoenix Suns 86 — Gored without Goran

February 26th, 2014 · 33 Comments

Jeff Hornacek warned his Phoenix Suns that playing like they did on Tuesday night would haunt them against the Utah Jazz. Defensive breakdowns became the theme of a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, and that carried into the backend of a back-to-back, when Phoenix fell 109-86 at Energy Solutions Arena. The Suns allowed […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Recap · Utah Jazz