Dallas Mavericks 101, Phoenix Suns 98 – Nothing left to do but hope

April 12th, 2014 · 33 Comments

It’s the small things that decide games in the NBA. That has never been more true than in the Phoenix Suns’ 101-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks tonight. Eric Bledsoe misses a free throw with a chance to tie the game at 99. Gerald Green comes up just short on a baseline jumper with a […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (47-32) at Dallas Mavericks (48-32)

April 12th, 2014 · 123 Comments

Time: 5:30 pm MST TV: NBATV Despite last night’s agonizing defeat at the hands of the Spurs, the Phoenix Suns still control their playoff destiny. A win tonight in Dallas would give Phoenix the season tiebreaker with the Mavericks. It would also mean the Suns could clinch the playoffs with a win over the Grizzlies […]

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Phoenix Suns 94, New Orleans Pelicans 88 – Avoiding the trap

April 9th, 2014 · 30 Comments

It was not pretty. It was not very entertaining. But the Suns’ 94-88 win over the New Orleans Pelicans was still a win. And that is all that matters at this point in the season. We’ll start with the bad. The Suns gave up 44 points in the paint to a Pelicans team that was […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (44-29) at Los Angeles Lakers (24-48)

March 30th, 2014 · 47 Comments

Time: 6:30 pm MST TV: FSAZ The Phoenix Suns head to the Staples Center tonight, enjoying the final bit of calm before the storm that is their April close to the season. The Suns have one more winnable game, and then eight games of storm that will decide their playoff fate. As of this morning, […]

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Phoenix Suns 99, Washingon Wizards 93 – Getting over the Wall

March 26th, 2014 · 15 Comments

The Phoenix Suns built a 25-point lead then watched John Wall almost single-handedly tear it down. The Suns were totally powerless to stop, hinder, or even mildly bother the Wizards’ speedy superstar, but they pulled together down the stretch and held on for a 99-93 victory. This was Phoenix’s fifth win in a row and […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (42-29) at Washington Wizards (36-34)

March 26th, 2014 · 23 Comments

Time: 4:00 pm MST TV: FSAZ The 1971-72 Phoenix Suns won 49 games and missed the playoffs.  Now that was at a time when the NBA had fewer teams and fewer playoffs spots, but nevertheless, that same fate could easily befall this year’s Suns. Phoenix was supposed to put the Dallas Mavericks in their rear […]

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