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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Atlanta Hawks'
March 15th, 2013 · 8 Comments
March 15th, 2013 · 5 Comments
Time: 4:30 MST
The bipolar Phoenix Suns will be back in action Friday night as they visit the Atlanta Hawks. After a manic three-game win streak two weeks ago, the Suns have fallen into another depression, dropping four of their last five games by an average of of 20 points. The only good news for [...]
March 1st, 2013 · 8 Comments
Time: 7 p.m. MST
Against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, the Phoenix Suns pulled off one of the NBA’s most surprising upsets of the season by overloading an aged Tim Duncan in the post with Marcin Gortat and Jermaine O’Neal. Maybe winning won’t come regularly considering the talent deficit the Suns are dealing with, [...]
February 16th, 2012 · 48 Comments
PHOENIX — Through two and a half quarters, the Phoenix Suns seemed to be cruising to an easy win on their third consecutive game night behind some torrid shooting and a zone they mixed in to throw off Atlanta’s offense.
The Suns’ zone worked well enough that the Hawks decided to give it a try as [...]
February 15th, 2012 · 19 Comments
Atlanta Hawks 101, Phoenix Suns 99
Both the Atlanta Hawks and Phoenix Suns are coming off losses last night, and each of their excuses come with shaking heads.
“We got to the rim,” Hawks guard Jeff Teague told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution after the Hawks’ loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. “That’s what we wanted to do. But we couldn’t [...]
February 6th, 2012 · 24 Comments
There are many reasons why the Phoenix Suns’ offense has slipped from the heights of the elite all the way down to the bottom third of the league, but Channing Frye’s struggles have played a major role.
The Suns’ sharpshooter entered the day hitting 34.7 percent of his shots and 29.1 percent of his long balls, [...]