Brooklyn Nets 108, Phoenix Suns 95 — Defensive holes

March 17th, 2014 · 51 Comments

Blindly choose what the Phoenix Suns didn’t do right in a 108-95 road loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night, and there’s a good chance it’d be spot on. The Suns’ defense was flat-out bad — with all the holes, call it Net-like if you’d like — giving up 58.6 percent shooting to a […]

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P.J. Tucker ejected for tussle with Blake Griffin

March 10th, 2014 · 15 Comments

P.J. Tucker earned a personal, technical and ejection Monday in the Phoenix Suns’ 112-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. In the second half, Griffin went after an offensive rebound and took down Tucker to earn a forearm shove below the head. Excuse the homer-ish analysis, but unless the pixels lie, Griffin’s head jerking back […]

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Golden State Warriors 113, Phoenix Suns 107 — Missed opportunities

March 9th, 2014 · 23 Comments

A disappearing act in the third quarter bit the Suns in a 113-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, but missed opportunities became the theme of the day. Having the offense operating well through a half and the defense stymieing Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, Phoenix seemed in solid shape for a good […]

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Gerald Green, Morris twins bring the Thunder

March 6th, 2014 · 46 Comments

PHOENIX — Quick transition push off a rebound? Hit Gerald Green for a three. Inbounds play? Make sure he comes off a screen somewhere, anywhere really, atop the three-point arc. It’s an easy game to play when a shooter like Green is hot. And hot he was on Thursday night. The Suns shooting guard scored […]

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Phoenix Suns 128, Oklahoma City Thunder 122 — Let it fly

March 6th, 2014 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX – Most everything went wrong for the desperate-as-ever Phoenix Suns. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took his minutes restriction to mean he would best his career averages in a lesser amount of time. He ripped Goran Dragic on the first play of the game and finished with a dunk, then scored the off two more […]

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Hornacek hopes for seamless return of Eric Bledsoe

March 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Guard Eric Bledsoe will return to the court in one of the three games following the Phoenix Suns’ Thursday night meeting with the Oklahoma City Thunder, reports the Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro, and coach Jeff Hornacek says it will be a touchy time in getting the dynamic guard back into the rotation. “You […]

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