Entries Tagged as 'Jason Richardson'

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 121, Los Angeles Lakers 116 — Live by the 3, die by the 3

November 14th, 2010 · 13 Comments

There aren’t many NBA teams that can get outrebounded 49-32, allow 68 points in the paint, surrender 20 offensive rebounds and come away victorious. But then again, there also aren’t many teams that can shoot the three ball like the Phoenix Suns. The Suns overcame their defensive and rebounding ineptitude by drilling the two-time defending champion […]

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Tags: Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers

Phoenix Suns 123, Memphis Grizzlies 118 — J-Rich delivers comeback

November 6th, 2010 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — When O.J. Mayo drilled a pair of foul shots with 3.7 seconds left to stretch Memphis’ lead to four and send many Phoenix fans streaming toward the exits, the end result appeared to be nothing more than a formality. When Jason Richardson banked home a three from 29 feet out to cut the […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Jason Richardson’s tip that sent it to overtime

November 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Down two with 0.4 seconds on the clock, the Phoenix Suns were headed toward their fourth loss in five games. But head coach Alvin Gentry drew up a masterful play to game MVP Jason Richardson, who scored 38 points and tipped in a lob feed from Grant Hill as time expired in regulation. Here’s the […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns practice report: Continuity among newcomers could take time

November 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX – Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was the Nash-to-Amare connection that was the signature of the Phoenix franchise for over half a decade. “We’re still trying to learn from one another and have a feel for what guys like to do and where they like to get the ball,” Suns coach […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Hakim Warrick · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Jason Richardson: From trying to fit in to team captain

October 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — When the Phoenix Suns acquired Jason Richardson in December 2008 he was just another dynamic scorer in a starting lineup featuring all-timers such as Steve Nash, Amare Stoudemire, Shaq and Grant Hill. Back then he was just trying to fit in, but with Amare departing this summer and Shaq long gone, J-Rich has […]

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Tags: Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis