Entries Tagged as 'Jeff Hornacek'

NBA Coach of the Year 2014: Jeff Hornacek is the runner-up

April 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Jeff Hornacek’s success as a rookie coach had a lot to do with the roster provided to him by general manager Ryan McDonough. That relationship and shared vision between the two is first and foremost the reason for the Phoenix Suns’ turnaround in 2013-14. It directly led to Hornacek integrating Channing Frye with a young […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (37-28) at Toronto Raptors (37-27)

March 16th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Time: 10:00 a.m. MDT TV: FSAZ When last the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors faced one another this season, the direction of both were facing in opposite directions. The Suns were slightly above .500, scraping their way night after night in order to defy all expectations or lack there of. The Raptors, on the other hand, […]

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Eric Bledsoe returns, but defensive woes and urgency concerns persist for Phoenix Suns

March 13th, 2014 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — If the ticket holder squirming around in Section 102, Row 23, Seat 7 didn’t know any better, he would have thought that the Cleveland Cavaliers were an elite three-point shooting team with a top-flight big man in Spencer Hawes. He would have also likely assumed that the Phoenix Suns were the squad sitting […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Goran Dragic · Jeff Hornacek · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Cleveland Cavaliers 110, Phoenix Suns 101 — Rock and rolled

March 12th, 2014 · 23 Comments

PHOENIX — The Cleveland Cavaliers have made a habit of late when it comes to building big leads against the Phoenix Suns — 20 and 26 points respectively back in Jan. 2014 and Nov. 2013. Wednesday night’s non-conference affair was no different inside US Airways Center, except for one small detail: the Eastern Conference bottom […]

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Jeff Hornacek gets a taste of the past — last year’s past

February 26th, 2014 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — Sitting through the Suns’ press conference after a game against the Timberwolves on Tuesday felt mighty familiar. Not for coach Jeff Hornacek, whose eyes looked tired for the first time this year, but for media members. It was like a time machine taking us all the way back to, goodness, last year. Hornacek […]

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Gerald Green excited to play against Pacers

January 21st, 2014 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — The media contingent at Suns practice on Tuesday was a little deeper than usual. The leading storyline that pushed ESPN to pick up the game midseason is of course the trade that sent Luis Scola to the Pacers for Gerald Green, Miles Plumlee and a lottery protected first-round pick in 2014. The deal […]

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Tags: Gerald Green · Indiana Pacers · Jeff Hornacek · Luis Scola · Miles Plumlee