Entries Tagged as 'Houston Rockets'

Preview: Houston Rockets (15-11) at Phoenix Suns (11-14)

February 9th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Houston Rockets 96, Phoenix Suns 89 The Phoenix Suns found confidence in most everything spanning their current three-game winning streak. Shots are falling thanks to strong cohesiveness in ball movement, the defense has been consistent, and Alvin Gentry has found a rotation that he just might stick to. Coincidentally, that three-game winning streak was spurred […]

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Houston Rockets 99, Phoenix Suns 81 — As bad as it gets

February 3rd, 2012 · 17 Comments

The Houston Rockets closed out the first quarter with a 17-6 run and never looked back in a sloppy, turnover-laden 99-81 victory over the Phoenix Suns at the Toyota Center in Houston. Phoenix had its second-worst scoring output of the season Friday night, mustering only 81 points on 41 percent shooting. This was only slightly better […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (8-13) at Houston Rockets (12-10)

February 3rd, 2012 · 7 Comments

Houston Rockets 99, Phoenix Suns 81 Like the Phoenix Suns, the Houston Rockets don’t get much notoriety. They lack a great deal of star power and aren’t on a hot streak. Even when they are, it’s not by way of Lob City-esque passing or anything that can be called spectacular. But Kevin Martin’s awkward jump […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

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

Houston Rockets 95, Phoenix Suns 93 — Not quite

March 14th, 2011 · 14 Comments

With Steve Nash and Channing Frye down for the count, Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry made it clear that for them to remain in the playoff race without 40 percent of their starting lineup, somebody needed to step up. After three underwhelming quarters against the Rockets, Gentry finally got that elevated play from Vince […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Houston Rockets · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Zabian Dowdell

Preview: Phoenix Suns (33-31) at Houston Rockets (33-34)

March 14th, 2011 · 6 Comments

Houston Rockets 95, Phoenix Suns 93 PHOENIX — Alvin Gentry insists he won’t rush Steve Nash back just because the Suns’ opponents on their upcoming two-game road trip are also in the mix for the final playoff spots in the West, saying that every game is critical this time of year regardless of opponent. In […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Steve Nash