Preview: Portland Trail Blazers (5-1) at Phoenix Suns (2-4)

January 6th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Phoenix Suns 102, Portland Trail Blazers 77 The team with the best record in the Western Conference comes to Phoenix this evening, and the Suns’ defense will have its hands full. It used to be that the Suns could be counted on to play at a breakneck pace and to do so effectively, but — […]

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Dallas Mavericks 98, Phoenix Suns 89 — Swimming upstream

January 4th, 2012 · 13 Comments

For one night, the Suns and Mavericks played a game of inches. It wasn’t that the Mavs dominated the Suns in any one aspect of the game, and the problem in an 98-89 loss for Phoenix wasn’t any single matchup or deficiency. Instead, Dallas was simply better by a slight margin all-around. Instead of swimming […]

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Grant Hill re-signs with Suns; Mickael Pietrus traded to Toronto; Vince Carter, Gani Lawal waived

December 9th, 2011 · 24 Comments

Despite similar offers from contenders, Grant Hill decided that Phoenix is still home to him on Friday after he agreed to sign a one-year, $6.5 million deal, according to The Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro. The Suns reportedly increased their offer from $5 million to Hill on Thursday. Phoenix had made Hill its “top priority” this offseason. San Antonio, Chicago and New […]

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Shannon Brown, Sebastian Telfair set to sign with Suns

December 8th, 2011 · 20 Comments

Editor’s Note: Hardwood Paroxysm’s Andrew Lynch is the latest addition to the ValleyoftheSuns staff. The Phoenix Suns are on the verge of signing Sebastian Telfair and Shannon Brown to one-year deals, according to various reports. Brown will receive $3.5 million, and Telfair’s deal is said to be worth $1.5 mil. Telfair and Brown will take up the entirety […]

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