Entries Tagged as 'Aaron Brooks'

Phoenix Suns 114, Toronto Raptors 106 –- ‘Total team effort’

March 24th, 2011 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — In Mathletics, former Mavericks stats guru Wayne Winston found that playing on the second game of a back-to-back makes an NBA team play two points worse than average. If only Winston could come up with a formula that would determine how much worse a team would be expected to play when its best […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Bench · Channing Frye · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Toronto Raptors

Houston Rockets 95, Phoenix Suns 93 — Not quite

March 14th, 2011 · 14 Comments

With Steve Nash and Channing Frye down for the count, Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry made it clear that for them to remain in the playoff race without 40 percent of their starting lineup, somebody needed to step up. After three underwhelming quarters against the Rockets, Gentry finally got that elevated play from Vince […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Houston Rockets · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Zabian Dowdell

Preview: Phoenix Suns (33-31) at Houston Rockets (33-34)

March 14th, 2011 · 6 Comments

Houston Rockets 95, Phoenix Suns 93 PHOENIX — Alvin Gentry insists he won’t rush Steve Nash back just because the Suns’ opponents on their upcoming two-game road trip are also in the mix for the final playoff spots in the West, saying that every game is critical this time of year regardless of opponent. In […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Steve Nash

Orlando Magic 111, Phoenix Suns 88 — The Nash Effect

March 13th, 2011 · 13 Comments

PHOENIX — If Sunday’s matinee against the Orlando Magic was a glimpse into the future of a Steve Nash-less future, Suns fans better enjoy every healthy minute they have left with Two Time. With an ailing Nash missing the game due to pelvic instability, the Suns’ offense fell apart in the second half of this […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Marcin Gortat · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Steve Nash to miss Orlando game with pelvic instability

March 13th, 2011 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash will miss this afternoon’s game against Orlando with pelvic instability after gutting out the last few games despite being hampered by the injury. Nash is day by day, as the Suns made the decision that Nash couldn’t go this morning and will go through the same process before […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Hedo Turkoglu · Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 113, Houston Rockets 110 — Hak to the rescue

March 9th, 2011 · 56 Comments

PHOENIX — Hakim Warrick came to Phoenix for a chance to revitalize his career next to Steve Nash for a playoff-caliber team craving a pick-and-roll player at the power forward spot. Warrick showed flashes of being that guy throughout the first month and a half of the season, but ever since the Suns imported Marcin […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Goran Dragic · Hakim Warrick · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter