Phoenix Suns 106, Toronto Raptors 97 – Good enough

December 6th, 2013 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — Coming into Friday night’s contest, the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors found themselves only a game out of the playoff race in their respective conferences. While not its conference’s premiere representative of superior talent, the Suns did just enough to prove that the balance of power lies firmly on the western side of […]

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Tags: P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Toronto Raptors

Preview: Phoenix Suns (9-9) at Houston Rockets (13-6)

December 4th, 2013 · 14 Comments

Time: 6 p.m. MST TV: FSA On their way to a  9-9 record, the Phoenix Suns have just about run the gamut: wins over good teams, routs of bad teams, come-from-behind victories, heartbreaking last-second losses and a few performances that are better left unmentioned. What Phoenix doesn’t have, however, is a tally in the left-hand […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Houston Rockets · Jeff Hornacek · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Preview: Utah Jazz (2-15) at Phoenix Suns (9-7)

November 30th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Time: 7:00 pm MDT TV: FSAZ The last time the Phoenix Suns put together 10 wins in the first month of their season, they found themselves two wins away from appearing in the 2010 NBA Finals. Saturday night, the Suns will again try to reach that mark — a feat that’s far more impressive than […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Goran Dragic · Jeff Hornacek · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Utah Jazz

After a year away from the court, Suns’ Channing Frye beginning to look like the player of old

November 27th, 2013 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — Two years ago, he was a focal point of the offense. Two months ago, his status for the season was unknown. Two weeks ago, he was a liability — slowly trying to work his way back after missing the entire 2012-13 season due to an enlarged heart. But that was then, and this […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Goran Dragic · Jeff Hornacek

Phoenix Suns 120, Portland Trail Blazers 106 — Streak busted

November 27th, 2013 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX– The Portland Trail Blazers have officially found their kryptonite in 2013-14. It wasn’t Carmelo Anthony’s one-man show, the Golden State Warriors’ up-tempo offense, the Brooklyn Nets’ cavalcade of aging stars or Tom Thibodeau’s stingy half court defense. No, their weakness apparently is playing inside the US Airways Center. For the second time this season, […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Goran Dragic · Jeff Hornacek · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers

Preview: Phoenix Suns (5-6) at Charlotte Bobcats (6-6)

November 22nd, 2013 · 21 Comments

Time: 5 p.m. MST TV: FSA Following the Phoenix Suns’ most disappointing performance of the season, a 113-106 loss to the Sacramento Kings Wednesday night, the message was simple: Stay together. For a team filled with 20-somethings, four-game losing streaks are often times more of the rule than the exception. Regardless, veterans like Gerald Green, […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Gerald Green · Goran Dragic · Jeff Hornacek · Phoenix Suns Preview