Entries Tagged as 'Louis Amundson'

Lopez hurt right when he was starting to get it

October 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — It’s never a good sign when a player gets hurt in the intrasquad scrimmage, but that’s the situation the Suns face after Robin Lopez underwent surgery today to repair a broken fifth metatarsal in his left foot. The good news is that about half of the six-to-eight week timetable for his recuperation will […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez

The Suns’ Achilles’ heel: Defensive rebounding

October 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Amid the optimism that reigned on Media Day, to a man the Suns acknowledged what’s largely expected to be their Achilles’ heel: defensive rebounding. Say what you want about how Shaq’s addition adversely affected the Suns’ style, but corralling defense rebounds to start fastbreaks was one of the biggest original reasons the Suns decided to […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jason Richardson · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Rebounding · Robin Lopez

The case for a press and Four Minutes of Hell

August 20th, 2009 · 7 Comments

A few months back, Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell debated the lost art of pressing in the NBA. Both writers wondered why no pro team is willing to take a chance with the press these days in an era in which many college teams still run it. Sure, you can say NBA athletes are too […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Leandro Barbosa · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez · Taylor Griffin

A smattering of Suns social media

April 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

So the one year the Suns miss the playoffs, the Spurs go in the tank early. And to think, it’s a year ending with an odd number, too. Sure, missing Manu killed them, but Dallas just played really well in that series. It’s kind of amazing that a team that Suns fans were expecting to […]

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Tags: Alando Tucker · Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Louis Amundson · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Twitter

Grizzlies 106, Suns 89 – Mostly meaningless

April 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Meaningless is not the right word, but it is the first word that comes to mind. The Suns’ 106-89 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies fittingly begins one of the most disappointing four-game stretches in recent Suns history.  Two days after being mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, the Suns put forth an unbelievably lackadaisical and unenthusiastic […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Louis Amundson · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Suns 133, Raptors 113 – Shaqtastic

February 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

With Steve Nash missing another game, everyone knew Shaq needed to step up.  Nobody thought he’d step up like this. Shaq went off – to the tune of 45 points, 11 rebounds, three steals, and a block, while only missing five of his 25 shots from the field. With only Chris Bosh as a legitimate […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Toronto Raptors