Preview: Los Angeles Lakers (35-21) at Phoenix Suns (28-27)

April 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Phoenix Suns 125, Los Angeles Lakers 105 Just over a week ago when the Phoenix Suns were sitting at 25-26 and two games back of the No. 8 seed, head coach Alvin Gentry made it clear that his team needed to treat every game like the playoffs. After collapsing down the stretch against the Nuggets […]

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Denver Nuggets 105, Phoenix Suns 99 — Devastating collapse

April 6th, 2012 · 18 Comments

If the Phoenix Suns are ultimately unable to do the unthinkable and sneak into the playoffs, Friday night’s 105-99 loss to the Denver Nuggets will be forever viewed as — like Katy Perry so eloquently put it — the one that got away. With their backs against the wall and their postseason hopes more or […]

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Preview: New Orleans Hornets (13-39) at Phoenix Suns (25-26)

April 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Phoenix Suns 92, New Orleans Hornets 75 There isn’t much working in the Phoenix Suns’ favor right about now. They’re losers of two straight and four of their last six, they remain 2 1/2 games out of the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot with only 15 games remaining, and they play seven of […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (23-22) at Miami Heat (33-11)

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Miami Heat 99, Phoenix Suns 95 PHOENIX — Only 15 minutes had passed since the final buzzer sounded and the Phoenix Suns capped off a 48-minute slaughtering of the Houston Rockets. Five minutes into Alvin Gentry’s postgame press conference a camera guy asked the Suns head coach about the importance of Phoenix’s road trip that […]

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Chemistry propelling Phoenix Suns into Western Conference playoff race

March 19th, 2012 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX — Through 31 games the Phoenix Suns appeared destined for the doldrums of the Western Conference. At 12-19 there was minimal light at the end of the tunnel and a second consecutive year without a playoff berth seemed imminent. Fast forward 14 games and the Suns are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. […]

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Goran Dragic taking advantage of opportunity with Houston Rockets

March 19th, 2012 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Goran Dragic was supposed to be the heir to Steve Nash’s throne. For two-and-a-half seasons the innocent kid from Slovenia brought a breath of fresh air to US Airways Center and wanted nothing more than to one day take the torch from Nash and become Phoenix’s floor general. “That was my wish to […]

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