Entries Tagged as 'Bench'

Phoenix Suns 105, Atlanta Hawks 97 — Jekyll and Hyde bench

February 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ bench played such a stellar second quarter that it rivaled any of their efforts from a year ago. After Atlanta opened the quarter with a bucket to tie the game, they decimated a shorthanded Hawks lineup heavy on starters by ballooning the lead up to 18 points at its peak […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Bench · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (13-15) at Los Angeles Clippers (8-22)

December 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Los Angeles Clippers 108, Phoenix Suns 103 PHOENIX — Inconsistency. It’s an issue that’s plagued the Phoenix Suns for countless seasons. For a quarter they look like the best team in the NBA, but soon enough the wheels fall off and all hope is lost. In past seasons, however, the Suns have been able to […]

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Tags: Bench · Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Miami Heat 95, Phoenix Suns 83 — Growing pains off the pine

December 24th, 2010 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Last season the Phoenix Suns’ bench developed into one of the most devastating aspects of a Western Conference finalist, and with an 11-deep roster this year that bench chemistry must be recaptured for the Suns to make a run. But while the unit drips of potential, it will take time to click, especially […]

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Tags: Bench · Jared Dudley · Marcin Gortat · Miami Heat · Mickael Pietrus · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Portland Trail Blazers (11-11) at Phoenix Suns (11-11)

December 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Portland Trail Blazers 101, Phoenix Suns 94 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ starters carried them in Tuesday’s loss to Portland, and the bench brought them back in Wednesday’s overtime loss to the Grizzlies. Alvin Gentry will continue searching for the right combinations when the Blazers come to town tonight for their second game against the […]

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Tags: Bench · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Portland Trail Blazers

Memphis Grizzlies 104, Phoenix Suns 98 — Bench comeback spoiled

December 9th, 2010 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — For three quarters the Phoenix Suns appeared to be sleepwalking through tonight’s matchup against Memphis, seemingly exhausted after playing last night in Portland with an off kilter shooting eye that seemed to be contagious. Trailing by 14 heading into the fourth, head coach Alvin Gentry had no choice but to unleash his much-maligned […]

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Tags: Bench · Goran Dragic · Hedo Turkoglu · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Phoenix Suns 105, Indiana Pacers 97 –– The Channing Frye show

December 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — As he departed for the arena Friday afternoon, Channing Frye told his wife that the Suns had to win tonight’s tilt against the Indiana Pacers. Then with his mother and college head coach in the stands, Frye went out and drilled five long balls (and had his toe on the line for perhaps […]

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Tags: Bench · Channing Frye · Earl Barron · Indiana Pacers · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap