Entries Tagged as 'Los Angeles Lakers'

Los Angeles Lakers 115, Phoenix Suns 99 — Asleep at the wheel

March 30th, 2014 · 54 Comments

The Suns mixed up their defensive assignments in transition defense and lost the Lakers on backdoor cuts. Chris Kaman scored 28 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and added six assists. Mike D’Antoni’s usual perimeter-oriented Los Angeles team shot 53 percent for the game but did it mostly in the paint on Sunday night in the Staples […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (44-29) at Los Angeles Lakers (24-48)

March 30th, 2014 · 47 Comments

Time: 6:30 pm MST TV: FSAZ The Phoenix Suns head to the Staples Center tonight, enjoying the final bit of calm before the storm that is their April close to the season. The Suns have one more winnable game, and then eight games of storm that will decide their playoff fate. As of this morning, […]

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Suns trade rumors: Jordan Hill is a man of interest

February 19th, 2014 · 78 Comments

Pau Gasol and Zach Randolph seem far from realistic acquisitions for the Phoenix Suns because of two different reasons, but Ryan McDonough and crew seem set on exploring trades to upgrade the frontcourt. According to multiple reports, the Suns have interest in Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill. If they’re truly serious, they’ll have to […]

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Throwback Thursday: Barbosa leads Suns to Game 7 win against Lakers

February 13th, 2014 · 5 Comments

In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to Game 7 of a first round series against the Los Angeles Lakers in 2006, when Leandro Barbosa scored 26 points to lead the Suns to a 121-90 win. It was perhaps the result of the infamous Raja bell clothesline of Bryant from Game 5 of the […]

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Kendall Marshall proves NBA talent in return to Phoenix

January 16th, 2014 · 23 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s not uncommon that a first-round draft pick takes some career bruises as a green NBA player. Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green was out of the league after four quiet NBA seasons but led Phoenix with 28 points in its 121-114 win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. Channing Frye added 20 […]

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Phoenix Suns 121, Los Angeles Lakers 114 – No love for Kendall

January 15th, 2014 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX – Kendall Marshall pumped in his second three-pointer to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 13-point lead with three minutes left in the first half. He jawed at the Phoenix Suns bench with a smile as he ran back down on defense. If the Suns didn’t have enough motivation before — like a three-game […]

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