Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris finally face off

March 19th, 2012 · No Comments

PHOENIX — It took 22-and-a-half years, but Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris finally got a taste of what it’s like to play against each other in a competitive game. With 3:21 left in the first quarter of Sunday’s game between the Suns and Rockets, Markieff Morris checked in for Channing Frye. Less than three minutes […]

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Phoenix Suns 99, Houston Rockets 86 — Redd hot

March 18th, 2012 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — For 18 minutes and 31 seconds on Sunday night, Michael Redd stepped in the time machine. The wear and tear on his surgically repaired knees vanished. The 185 games he missed over the course of the last three seasons became a distant memory. Michael Redd was Michael Redd again. His left-handed, high-release jump […]

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Pregame Notes: Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns

March 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have a chance to pull within a half-game of the Houston Rockets for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot when the two teams clash tonight in US Airways Center. Here are a few pregame notes and quotes before the two teams tip off at 6 p.m.: Martin out, […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (20-22) at Los Angeles Clippers (24-17)

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments

 Phoenix Suns 91, Los Angeles Clippers 87 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have enjoyed the friendly confines of US Airways Center since the All-Star break. Fresh off a 120-11 home win against the Utah Jazz, the Suns are 6-2 since the break, having played seven of those eight games at home. During that stretch they’ve played […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves 127, Phoenix Suns 124 — Disappearing defense

March 13th, 2012 · 23 Comments

PHOENIX — For five consecutive games in US Airways Center, the Phoenix Suns looked like the 1985-86 Boston Celtics. As the Western Conference hierarchy continued to take form Phoenix worked its way into the playoff picture and won games by way of crisp rotations, hard closeouts, solid interior defense, and relentless rebounding. Over the course of their […]

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Phoenix Suns pregame notes: Alvin Gentry talks Ricky Rubio, Peyton Manning and NCAA Tournament

March 12th, 2012 · No Comments

PHOENIX — With the Phoenix Suns set to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7 p.m. MST in US Airways Center, head coach Alvin Gentry weighed in on Ricky Rubio’s injury, the recent play of Jared Dudley and Robin Lopez, his NCAA Tournament favorite, and Peyton Manning’s basketball skills. A look at Minnesota without Rubio  […]

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