Entries Tagged as 'Boris Diaw'

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

Under the radar free agents for the Phoenix Suns

July 8th, 2012 · 38 Comments

The worst action movies of the last decade and a half all have one thing in common: fighter jets. While the advent of jet planes has undoubtedly been great for America’s national security, air show fans, and people harboring grudges against geese, it has been almost universally putrid for action movies. Sure, we loved Top […]

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Tags: Boris Diaw · Free Agency · Phoenix Suns

Sole survivor: Only Steve Nash remains from the Phoenix Suns of old

July 18th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Over the past six seasons, the Phoenix Suns have seen plenty of change. Three head coaches, a revolving door of general managers until Steve Kerr stuck for three years and draft picks coming and going, booming and busting. More than anything though, the Suns have seen a great change in the core that made the […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Boris Diaw · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Raja Bell · Steve Nash · Trades

Suns 112, Bobcats 102 – Old friends denied

February 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX – When Steve Nash hobbled off the court with the help of Leandro Barbosa after landing awkwardly on a three-point attempt, you could hear the hush in the crowd at US Airways Center. After everything else that has befallen the Suns this season, losing Nash would be only the latest calamity. “I can’t say […]

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Tags: Bench · Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Raja Bell · Steve Nash

Game Thread: Bobcats (22-34) at Suns (31-24)

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 112, Bobcats 102             When the Suns shipped out Boris Diaw and Raja Bell for Jason Richardson I applauded the Suns’ efforts in obtaining a bona-fide scorer in return for two malcontents, including one with a bad contract. With Amare Stoudemire out for the season, it’s unfortunate that after […]

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Tags: Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Preview · Raja Bell · Trades

The collapse of a contender in 2,500 words or less

February 23rd, 2009 · 14 Comments

From the aftermath of Bowen’s cheap shot to Amare’s likely season-ending eye surgery, not much has gone right lately for a Suns team whose championship window appears to be all but shut.
The following is a timeline of moves and circumstances from the past 21 months that has taken the Suns from the verge of a title to the verge of the lottery.

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Boris Diaw · Jason Richardson · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns Analysis · San Antonio Spurs · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Kerr · Steve Nash · Terry Porter · Trades