Entries Tagged as 'Dallas Mavericks'

Dallas Mavericks 101, Phoenix Suns 98 – Nothing left to do but hope

April 12th, 2014 · 33 Comments

It’s the small things that decide games in the NBA. That has never been more true than in the Phoenix Suns’ 101-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks tonight. Eric Bledsoe misses a free throw with a chance to tie the game at 99. Gerald Green comes up just short on a baseline jumper with a […]

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NBA standings: How the Suns can make the playoffs

April 12th, 2014 · 14 Comments

Prepare to root for Mike D’Antoni and Steve Nash one more time. And for likely the first time, Phoenix Suns fans might find themselves rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers. With Phoenix’s 101-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, the Suns find themselves in a precarious position. They’re relying on haterade connoisseur Swaggy P. […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (47-32) at Dallas Mavericks (48-32)

April 12th, 2014 · 123 Comments

Time: 5:30 pm MST TV: NBATV Despite last night’s agonizing defeat at the hands of the Spurs, the Phoenix Suns still control their playoff destiny. A win tonight in Dallas would give Phoenix the season tiebreaker with the Mavericks. It would also mean the Suns could clinch the playoffs with a win over the Grizzlies […]

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NBA Standings: A look at the Suns’ playoff chase

April 9th, 2014 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s pretty simple for the Phoenix Suns. Win, and go to the playoffs. Somehow, that’s made Jeff Hornacek’s team find itself playing the best basketball of the year. During Phoenix’s 122-115 win against Oklahoma City on Sunday, Goran Dragic got his during a 19-point second quarter. Eric Bledsoe added 30 points total and […]

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Handicapping the Suns’ playoff chances

February 17th, 2014 · 16 Comments

I’m hereby retiring the following words for the rest of the NBA regular season: Surprising Unexpected Miraculous We’ve spent 51 games talking about how blown away we are by the Phoenix Suns this season. At this point, the Suns are actually just a good team. We can cut out the superfluous adjectives. With 31 games […]

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Dallas Mavericks 110, Phoenix Suns 107 – A shot short

January 17th, 2014 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX – Generally, the Suns are just a bad matchup with their athleticism alone. But against a versatile team in the Dallas Mavericks and with the need to pick at mismatches in an almost forced manner without Eric Bledsoe or Leandro Barbosa, the chess match was set going into Friday’s game. It’s just halfway through […]

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