Entries Tagged as 'Channing Frye'

Channing Frye makes the Suns much better offensively

May 12th, 2012 · 12 Comments

By the time I reached the end of my 1500-word odyssey on Suns advanced stats from Thursday, I still could not get over the impact Channing Frye has seemed to make on the offensive side of the ball the past three years, even in a supposed down year this season when the jump shooter shot 41.6 […]

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Statuses of injured Frye, Hill unclear as ‘subluxation’

April 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — The possibilities of injured Phoenix Suns forwards Grant Hill and Channing Frye playing in Tuesday’s must-win game against the Utah Jazz remain uncertain. Hill is still on the rebound from his knee surgery that kept him out for two weeks, and the 39-year-old will again be a gametime decision following his pre-game warm-up […]

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Denver Nuggets 118, Phoenix Suns 107 — Playoff hopes subluxed

April 21st, 2012 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — For a half the Phoenix Suns were every bit the equal of the Denver Nuggets, going basket for basket with them in a back-and-forth opening 24 minutes that severely taxed the scoreboard operator’s trigger finger. But after losing Channing Frye to a shoulder subluxation late in the first half, the Nuggets opened the […]

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The secret behind the Phoenix Suns’ elite training staff

April 5th, 2012 · 43 Comments

PHOENIX — Channing Frye entered the penultimate game of last season in one of his patented shooting slumps. The Suns’ big man had misfired on 30 of his previous 39 three-pointers and 52 of his 82 attempts overall entering the April 11 game versus Minnesota. So clearly something had changed for Frye when he shot […]

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Defining a Phoenix Suns defense and Channing Frye’s role within it

March 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — What exactly is a Phoenix Suns defense? In the past decade, we’ve never seen an exact identity of it, nor known how the various roster makeups could ever develop one. But if there were any indication of what the definition of a Suns defense might be, the past three games would be the […]

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Phoenix Suns 81, Los Angeles Clippers 78 — Winning ugly

March 3rd, 2012 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Ever since training camp head coach Alvin Gentry has preached that the Suns must improve enough defensively to survive cold shooting nights. The Suns are four games below .500 because that hasn’t happened often enough this season, but on Friday night their defense lifted Phoenix to an 81-78 victory over the Los Angeles […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Defense · Grant Hill · Los Angeles Clippers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash