Entries Tagged as 'Atlanta Hawks'

Phoenix Suns 102, Atlanta Hawks 95 – Winning season

March 24th, 2014 · 70 Comments

With four straight wins, including tonight’s 107-92 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, the Phoenix Suns have officially ended their streak of three straight losing seasons. 42 wins is a big number for a franchise accustomed to winning and playing in the postseason. It symbolizes Phoenix’s rise from the ashes of the Steve Nash era. Although […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (41-29) at Atlanta Hawks (31-37)

March 24th, 2014 · 18 Comments

Time: 4:30 pm MST TV: FSAZ The Minnesota-Atlanta back-to-back is one of the hardest trips in the NBA. But after yesterday’s comeback win over the Timberwolves, the Suns could be on the Siberia-London back-to-back and still be riding high. On an afternoon that secured their first .500 or better season since 2009-2010, the Suns showed […]

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Spotty defense aside, Suns offense finding a groove

March 3rd, 2014 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s true. The Suns’ defense has allowed 111.6 points over the last five games, three of which were losses. Pace has something to do with it, but then again, allowing four of those opponents to shoot better than 52 percent says there’s something broken defensively. Jeff Hornacek will admit that, but in the […]

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Phoenix Suns 129, Atlanta Hawks 120 — Speed burners

March 2nd, 2014 · 42 Comments

PHOENIX – The defense wasn’t where Jeff Hornacek wants it, but the Phoenix Suns again ground out a game against a battered sub-.500 behind their offense. Phoenix pulled away from the Atlanta Hawks, then relinquished a double-digit lead, then built it back up in the final moments in a 129-120 win where defense was hard […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (34-24) vs Atlanta Hawks (26-31)

March 2nd, 2014 · 14 Comments

Time: 6 p.m. MST TV: FSA The Phoenix Suns probably should have lost on Friday night to the New Orleans Pelicans. They let the Pellies shoot 53.8 percent from the field and that includes a 14-of-18 night from Anthony Davis. Defense was not where it needed to be for the Suns and they were lucky […]

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Atlanta Hawks 107, Phoenix Suns 94 — Letting them off easy

March 15th, 2013 · 8 Comments

Basketball games are like boxing matches. Teams trade buckets like boxers trade jabs. A few times per round, one team lands a haymaker, and while that big play may not be a knockout blow, the big punches start to add up as the game wears on. Eventually the team on the receiving end of those […]

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