Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Johnson'

Kevin Johnson: ‘My story is a Phoenix story’

February 27th, 2014 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Kevin Johnson never expected all of this. Coming out of a poor northern California neighborhood, he never dreamed of getting to the NBA, let alone be one of the most electrifying players in the league for many years. From 1988-1997, Johnson averaged 19.8 points and 10 assists per game as he led the […]

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Houston Rockets 115, Phoenix Suns 112 — Oh so close

February 23rd, 2014 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — Houston got up early and Phoenix led heading into the fourth quarter, but the Rockets made the plays late at U.S. Airways Center to hand the Suns their first loss of the post-All-Star break. The 115-112 loss for the Suns on Sunday came in painful fashion. Despite Goran Dragic scoring a career-high 35 […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Houston Rockets · Kevin Johnson · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Throwback Thursday: Mario Elie’s Kiss of death

December 5th, 2013 · 9 Comments

On social media sites, Thursdays have turned into Throwback Thursdays. People post old pictures on their Instagram, Twitter or Facebook accounts every Thursday to showcase a special moment from earlier in time. ValleyoftheSuns has decided to join the craze to bring Suns fans some of the most memorable moments (good or bad) in the team’s […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Kevin Johnson · Phoenix Suns · Playoffs

Goran Dragic up against long line of elite Suns point guards

January 16th, 2013 · 72 Comments

Point guard Goran Dragic leads the Suns in scoring with 14.1 points per game. He’s tops on the team in assists (6.1apg), steals (1.5spg) and Player Efficiency Rating (17.4). He may be the only member of the Suns deserving of the word “consistent” this season. He also might be the worst point guard Phoenix has […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Kevin Johnson · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Kevin Johnson, other Suns among 2013 Hall of Fame nominees

January 7th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Kevin Johnson is among several former Phoenix Suns players and coaches nominated to enter the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame with the 2013 class. On Monday, NBA.com’s Scott Howard-Cooper released the list of players, coaches and contributors who are candidates for the Hall of Fame. A Suns ring of honor member, Johnson is joined by […]

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Phoenix Suns in NBA Jam: Thunder Dan is back, but where are Barkley and the Gorilla?

September 14th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Western Conference rosters for EA Sports’ upcoming NBA Jam redux (on shelves Oct. 5) were announced Tuesday and ESPN.com’s Marc Stein had the scoop. The Phoenix Suns roster came as no real surprise. Taking the virtual court for the Suns will be Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Jason Richardson. Also suiting up in the […]

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Tags: Dan Majerle · Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Kevin Johnson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash