Phoenix Suns 105, San Antonio Spurs 101 (OT) — O’Neal takes over

February 27th, 2013 · 42 Comments

  When league experts pinpointed Jermaine O’Neal as on his way out following the Suns’ trade to acquire Marcus Morris, it made sense. O’Neal, after all, didn’t fit into what rebuilding Phoenix was attempting to do. Unlike most of the team, O’Neal isn’t young or even in his prime. He’s 34. He is banged up. […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jermaine O'Neal · Marcus Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · San Antonio Spurs

Preview: Phoenix Suns (18-36) at Golden State Warriors (30-23)

February 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Despite the NBA trade deadline approaching in less than 24 hours, the Suns’ only real move has been internal. Reserve swingman Wesley Johnson, after posting season-highs in points (14) and rebounds (eight) in Phoenix’s 102-98 win over Portland, figures to get even more playing time tonight. Suns head coach […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Goran Dragic · Jermaine O'Neal · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Preview: Phoenix Suns (17-33) at Oklahoma City Thunder (37-12)

February 8th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Time: 6 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ The Suns get enough reminders how far the franchise has fallen. Tonight’s visit to Oklahoma City, however, provides the first half of a potential double-slap reminder of what was. Like the Suns of seven years ago, the Thunder find themselves vying with the Spurs (39-11) for the regular season […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Los Angeles Lakers · Memphis Grizzlies · Michael Beasley · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns

Preview: Los Angeles Lakers (20-25) at Phoenix Suns (15-30)

January 30th, 2013 · 34 Comments

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: ESPN With two losses following two wins, the Lindsey Hunter honeymoon phase is over. That’s unfortunate, because the Suns would love to pretend they’ve moved on without Steve Nash when he enters the US Airways Center tonight sporting a different shade of purple. Instead, Phoenix is back to losing. Not […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Los Angeles Lakers · Marcin Gortat · Michael Beasley · Steve Nash

Suns shouting match? Jermaine O’Neal, GM Lance Blanks get into it

January 22nd, 2013 · 107 Comments

Count Jermaine O’Neal among the “old guard” unhappy with the new changes in Planet Orange. The Suns’ backup big man reportedly got into a post-practice shouting match with general manager Lance Blanks, according to Yahoo! Sports insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Y! Sources: Phoenix GM Lance Blanks and Jermaine O’Neal engaged in loud, angry confrontation near Suns locker […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Jermaine O'Neal · Lance Blanks

Goran Dragic up against long line of elite Suns point guards

January 16th, 2013 · 72 Comments

Point guard Goran Dragic leads the Suns in scoring with 14.1 points per game. He’s tops on the team in assists (6.1apg), steals (1.5spg) and Player Efficiency Rating (17.4). He may be the only member of the Suns deserving of the word “consistent” this season. He also might be the worst point guard Phoenix has […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Kevin Johnson · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash