Entries Tagged as 'Amare Stoudemire'

Health and playing time has given Amare Stoudemire a recent resurgence

March 29th, 2014 · 23 Comments

PHOENIX — New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire returned home to US Airways Center on Friday night to play in front of his old fans for just the second time since he bolted Phoenix for the Big Apple after the 2010 NBA playoffs. Stoudemire’s only other appearance in Arizona came on January 7, 2011, when […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns 112, New York Knicks 88 — Burning hot

March 28th, 2014 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns (44-29) shot, ran and dunked their way to a 112-88 victory on Friday night over the defensively uninterested New York Knicks (30-43). The win gave the Suns their sixth in a row, the second longest winning streak in the NBA, only behind the 16 straight by the San Antonio Spurs. […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Recap

Throwback Thursday: Walter McCarty relives the 2005 playoffs

February 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

In this week’s Throwback Thursday, I got the chance to talk briefly with former Phoenix Suns forward and current Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty. He discussed his brief time in Phoenix that started weeks before the 2005 trade deadline and the 2005 Western Conference Finals series against the San Antonio Spurs. We all know […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns · San Antonio Spurs

Throwback Thursday: Barbosa leads Suns to Game 7 win against Lakers

February 13th, 2014 · 5 Comments

In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to Game 7 of a first round series against the Los Angeles Lakers in 2006, when Leandro Barbosa scored 26 points to lead the Suns to a 121-90 win. It was perhaps the result of the infamous Raja bell clothesline of Bryant from Game 5 of the […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Boris Diaw · Leandro Barbosa · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns

Throwback Thursday: Amare Stoudemire dunks on Anthony Tolliver

January 9th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Date: March 22, 2010 Place: Oracle Arena; Oakland, California Set-up: It was a classic run ‘n gun affair between the two teams. The Phoenix Suns trailed the Golden State Warriors 122-119 with less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Suns came into the contest winning four straight in what turned into an eventual 10-game […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns

Throwback Thursday: Goran Dragic’s big 4th quarter

December 19th, 2013 · 5 Comments

On social media sites, Thursdays have turned into Throwback Thursdays. People post old pictures on their Instagram, Twitter or Facebook accounts every Thursday to showcase a special moment from earlier in time. ValleyoftheSuns has decided to join the craze to bring Suns fans some of the most memorable moments (good or bad) in the team’s […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Playoffs · Portland Trail Blazers · San Antonio Spurs · Steve Nash