NBA standings: How the Suns can make the playoffs

April 12th, 2014 · 14 Comments

Prepare to root for Mike D’Antoni and Steve Nash one more time. And for likely the first time, Phoenix Suns fans might find themselves rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers. With Phoenix’s 101-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, the Suns find themselves in a precarious position. They’re relying on haterade connoisseur Swaggy P. […]

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San Antonio Spurs 112, Phoenix Suns 104 — That other Green

April 11th, 2014 · 36 Comments

This is the type of loss expected from a team expected to win 20 games, if lucky. It wasn’t necessarily a blown 21-point first-quarter lead that said a lot about how much the Phoenix Suns missed Goran Dragic in a 112-108 loss on Friday, or how far Eric Bledsoe is from being a true floor […]

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VotS Live: The Suns and the playoff chase

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Join our live chat at 4 p.m. MST as we preview the Suns and Spurs, then get into the race for the last two playoff spots. Feel free to ask us questions in the Q&A form or in the comment section of this post prior to the chat going live. So, do you think the […]

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NBA Standings: A look at the Suns’ playoff chase

April 9th, 2014 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s pretty simple for the Phoenix Suns. Win, and go to the playoffs. Somehow, that’s made Jeff Hornacek’s team find itself playing the best basketball of the year. During Phoenix’s 122-115 win against Oklahoma City on Sunday, Goran Dragic got his during a 19-point second quarter. Eric Bledsoe added 30 points total and […]

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Dragic and Tucker lead, but youth defines Suns’ character

April 7th, 2014 · 32 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s clear Goran Dragic and P.J. Tucker, holdovers from a failed regime, are two reasons the Phoenix Suns cling to the final Western Conference playoff spot with five games left on their schedule. Dragic scored 19 second-quarter points to finish with a team-high 26 in a 122-115 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder […]

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Phoenix Suns 122, Oklahoma City Thunder 115 — Alive and kickin’

April 6th, 2014 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX – The Suns aren’t dead yet. Arguably and in the moment of a 122-115 win on Sunday, they’ve never been so alive. Phoenix has a mighty hill to climb — the Grizzlies lost to fall to ninth and the Mavericks won to separate in their seventh-place spot on Sunday — but it was the […]

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