Entries Tagged as 'Hedo Turkoglu'

Hedo Turkoglu plays five good minutes, Hakim Warrick struggles in first game after lineup switch

November 28th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Phoenix Suns finally switched Hakim Warrick into the starting lineup for Hedo Turkoglu and their crunch time power forward was ….. Josh Childress? Such is life on Planet Orange, but the late fourth quarter lineup of Nash-Richardson-Hill-Childress-Frye made sense with Denver countering with a pair of point guards and a pair of wings around […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Preview: Phoenix Suns (8-8) at Denver Nuggets (9-6)

November 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Denver Nuggets 138, Phoenix Suns 133 PHOENIX — The move has finally been made. It’s been debated since the preseason and picked up a fevered pitch after Friday’s win over the Clippers when Hakim Warrick posted a Suns career high with 25 points and Hedo Turkoglu failed to score in 15 porous minutes. And now Paul Coro […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns Notes: Suns searching for bench spark

November 27th, 2010 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — Last season the Phoenix Suns won 54 regular season games and head coach Alvin Gentry estimated superb bench play was directly related to winning 20 of them. But at the moment Gentry does not appear to have the same kind of confidence in his reserves as he has gone with a quick hook […]

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Tags: Bench · Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 123, Houston Rockets 116 — What a difference Nash makes

November 23rd, 2010 · 12 Comments

Steve Nash won his first MVP award in large part because of how bad an otherwise spectacular Suns team was in his absence during the 2004-05 season. Although I doubt Nash will ever be known as “Three Time,” the contrast between Saturday’s ugly loss in Charlotte and tonight’s pretty (offensively at least) 123-116 win over […]

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Tags: Defense · Hedo Turkoglu · Houston Rockets · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 100, Denver Nuggets 94 — Turkoglu facilitates comeback

November 16th, 2010 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — When the Phoenix Suns acquired Hedo Turkoglu, they expected him to become a second facilitator to Steve Nash as well as a super stretch four spot-up shooter. With a pair of five trey games and an overall three-point shooting percentage of 47.7 percent coming into Monday’s matchup with the Denver Nuggets, Turkoglu had […]

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Tags: Defense · Denver Nuggets · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Channing Frye shines on defense while shot is off

November 6th, 2010 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Channing Frye missed all six of his shots, three of which came with the game on the line, picked up five fouls and didn’t record an assist in 32 minutes of action. Yet head coach Alvin Gentry stepped to the podium and proclaimed this Frye’s best game in a Suns uniform. “I don’t […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Channing Frye · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash