Entries Tagged as 'Defense'
March 12th, 2011 · No Comments
March 11th, 2011 · 3 Comments
PHOENIX — Praising Grant Hill’s defense has become an almost routine part of Alvin Gentry’s postgame press conferences.
Gentry was at it again Tuesday night after Hill put the clamps on Kevin Martin, holding the sharpshooter to 5-for-16 shooting a game after frustrating Kevin Durant into a 3-for-14 night.
“I’m going to say it until somebody hears [...]
February 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments
February 14th, 2011 · 36 Comments
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ defense has been so good of late that only the Miami Heat have allowed a lower shooting percentage over their last 10 games entering Sunday.
So maybe that’s why the Suns felt like they would eventually string together a couple stops in the fourth quarter to finish a comeback that never [...]
February 12th, 2011 · 27 Comments
The Phoenix Suns played a terrible first half and shot just 40 percent from the field and half as well on threes on the second game of a back-to-back against an emotional Utah team playing without Jerry Sloan as their head coach for the first time since the late ’80s.
That certainly would have been the [...]
February 3rd, 2011 · 15 Comments
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns better be careful. If they keep playing defense like this they may soon lose their reputation as an all offense, no defense basketball team.
As has often been the case during the Suns’ current stretch of eight wins in 11 games, defense carried the day in their 92-77 win over the [...]