Preview: San Antonio Spurs (40-15) vs. Phoenix Suns (32-21)

February 21st, 2014 · 32 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSA A late February home affair might not qualify as a measuring stick game for the Phoenix Suns anymore than the previous 53 they’ve played in have. Nonetheless, despite prior statement wins over the likes of the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix’s rags-to-riches campaign has […]

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Phoenix Suns All-Star Break Grades: Part II

February 17th, 2014 · 16 Comments

This is the second of a two-part series in which each player on the Phoenix Suns’ active roster is assigned a grade for his respective performance leading up to the All-Star break. Disclaimer: The grade might be a reflection of a lenient professor more so than what the individual player might actually deserve, so VotS […]

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Phoenix Suns All-Star Break Grades: Part I

February 16th, 2014 · 7 Comments

This is the first of a two-part series that will run over the next couple of days, in which each player on the Phoenix Suns’ active roster will be assigned a grade for his respective performance leading up to the All-Star break. Disclaimer: The grade might be a reflection of a lenient professor more so […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Eric Bledsoe · Gerald Green · Goran Dragic · Markieff Morris · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Throwback Thursday: The Frye Guy beats the overtime buzzer, Pacers

January 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments

On social media sites, Thursdays have turned into Throwback Thursdays. People post old pictures on their Instagram, Twitter or Facebook accounts every Thursday to showcase a special moment from the past. ValleyoftheSuns has decided to join the craze and bring Suns fans some of the most memorable moments, good or bad, in the team’s history. […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (27-18) at Indiana Pacers (35-9)

January 30th, 2014 · 20 Comments

Time: 5:00 p.m. MST TV: FSA The Phoenix Suns are on the verge of completing a rather rare feat — one they haven’t achieved since Feb. 2010. With a victory Thursday night, Phoenix would complete its first sweep of a road trip lasting at least four games since the franchise’s riveting run to the Western […]

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Throwback Thursday: Nash’s shot propels Suns to first WCF appearance in 12 years

January 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Date: May 20, 2005 Place: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Set-up: In the 2005 Western Conference Semifinals, the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks became just the fourth pair of teams to ever score more than 100 points in every game of a six or seven-game series. Luckily for Phoenix, its MVP point guard, Steve Nash, […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Playoffs · Steve Nash