Entries Tagged as 'Grant Hill'

Grant Hill undergoes knee operation, playoff push gets harder

March 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns forward Grant Hill successfully underwent right knee surgery on Friday morning, repairing what the team called a “medial meniscus tear” that was discovered during an MRI on Thursday. In a release, the Suns said they expect Phoenix’s defensive stopper and starting small forward to return before season’s end. Head coach Alvin […]

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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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Phoenix Suns 98, Sacramento Kings 84 — Eliminating Evans

February 12th, 2012 · 14 Comments

The Sacramento Kings came into Saturday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns as one of the NBA’s hottest teams. Winners of four of their last five with victories over the Thunder, Trail Blazers, Warriors and Hornets, the Kings’ offense was rolling, averaging 99.8 points per game during that stretch — good for fourth in the […]

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How the Phoenix Suns shut down Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony

January 19th, 2012 · 13 Comments

It’s no surprise to see Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony have inefficient shooting nights. Even Spike Lee would admit that STAT (40.8 FG%) and Melo (41.1 FG%) are high-volume chuckers with awful shot selection. But it was somewhat shocking to see a Phoenix Suns team that just allowed 118 points to the Derrick Rose-less Chicago […]

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Steve Nash, Grant Hill to sit out tonight’s game vs. Nets

January 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash and forward Grant Hill will miss tonight’s game against the New Jersey Nets. Nash suffered a right quad contusion (charley horse) last night against the Cavs whereas Hill is officially out with a right quad tendon strain. “They’re kind of beat up,” said head coach Alvin Gentry. “To stick […]

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Pregame notes: Michael Redd will make his Suns’ debut, Grant Hill’s minutes to decrease

January 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — Michael Redd will officially make his Phoenix Suns debut tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers, head coach Alvin Gentry said in his pregame press meeting. While Gentry has no limits or range for how many minutes the veteran shooting guard will play, he does think Redd will not only suit up but see some […]

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