Entries Tagged as 'Dallas Mavericks'

NBA identity crisis: Part II

December 4th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Last week we looked at Denver, Portland, New Orleans, and Memphis in terms of their team identity. You can read that column here. Today we’ll look at the rest of the Western Conference playoff teams and see what, if anything, they can contribute to the Phoenix Suns’ identity crisis. Oklahoma City The Thunder were last […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Los Angeles Lakers · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · San Antonio Spurs

Southwest Division NBA blog previews

September 29th, 2011 · No Comments

For the second straight season ValleyoftheSuns is participating in the NBA blog preview series organized by Celtics Blog’s Jeff Clark, as you most likely know from our Suns preview earlier this week. As part of the project I will be posting links to team previews from other participating blogs to take a peak at the entire […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Houston Rockets · Memphis Grizzlies · New Orleans Hornets · San Antonio Spurs

Congratulations to Shawn Marion and the start of a long, long summer

June 12th, 2011 · 8 Comments

As Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki celebrate deliriously, it’s time for us to face the unfortunate fact that it could be some time before we see another NBA game. Come July 1, the NBA will lock its players out and it’s anybody’s guess when play will resume. The owners and players are far apart as […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Dallas Mavericks · Miami Heat · Phoenix Suns

Shawn Marion finally reaches NBA Finals with Dallas Mavericks

May 26th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Steve Nash’s odyssey for a championship is well known in these parts, but let’s not forget about his old running mate Shawn Marion’s quest now that the Matrix is four wins away from becoming an NBA champion. Marion combined with Nash and Amare Stoudemire to form a devastating Big Three that perfectly fit Mike D’Antoni’s […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Dallas Mavericks 115, Phoenix Suns 90 — Losing season

April 10th, 2011 · 21 Comments

The Suns’ season ended exactly two weeks ago at home against Dallas. Or at least that’s when the team mailed in the rest of its schedule. 14 days later, it seems only fitting Phoenix would be dismantled by the playoff bound Mavericks in the Lone Star State. The Suns were flat in all aspects Sunday afternoon, […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (38-41) at Dallas Mavericks (54-25)

April 10th, 2011 · 16 Comments

Dallas Mavericks 115, Phoenix Suns 90 With the postseason out of the question, is there really much left to play for? Is it worth it to keep running the starters out there and playing them 30 or more minutes, risking injury? Ask Suns coach Alvin Gentry or any player on the team and you’d almost […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview