Entries Tagged as 'Luis Scola'

Phoenix Suns start Shannon Brown, Markieff Morris over Jared Dudley, Luis Scola

November 21st, 2012 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — Alvin Gentry has reams of lineup data covering his desk, so he’s surely aware that the Suns’ old starting lineup was being outscored by about 40 points per 100 possessions over the course of the last six games. The Suns’ coaching staff has met for a few hours a day the last several […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Luis Scola · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Sebastian Telfair

Chicago Bulls 112, Phoenix Suns 106 OT — Valiant comeback thwarted

November 15th, 2012 · 12 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns would be a pretty good team if they could convince themselves they trailed by double digits before the opening tip. Instead despite a valiant effort in digging themselves out of an 18-point second-half deficit, their eighth double-digit deficit in nine games, the Suns ran out of gas in overtime of […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Luis Scola · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Sebastian Telfair

New faces, new pick and roll

October 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ offense during the Steve Nash era was very simple. Step #1 – Inbound the ball to Steve. Step #2 – Have a tall yet nimble man set a screen on Steve’s defender. Step #3 – Watch Steve work his magic. Step #4 – Run back on defense after the ball goes in […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Luis Scola · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

James Harden no longer a possibility for Suns; Luis Scola trying to become a three-point shooter

October 28th, 2012 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX – It was widely speculated in the national media that the Phoenix Suns would make the kind of play for James Harden next offseason that they did for Eric Gordon this past summer when they extended a max offer sheet that New Orleans matched. Now that Oklahoma City has dealt Harden to Houston for Kevin […]

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Tags: Diante Garrett · Luis Scola · Luke Zeller · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Dragic, Dudley, Scola buoy preseason win in Dallas

October 18th, 2012 · 29 Comments

Preseason is about the small victories. Especially for a team like the Suns with so many new faces to integrate, it had to be encouraging that three crucial starters — Goran Dragic, Jared Dudley and Luis Scola — played so well together in the Suns’ 100-94 victory over the Dirk-less Mavs on Wednesday night in […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Luis Scola · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Luis Scola is the oddball pickup of the 2012 offseason

October 9th, 2012 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX — The oddball of the Phoenix Suns’ offseason haul, Luis Scola doesn’t fit the mold of the franchise’s new model that embraces youth and flash. This isn’t Goran Dragic dropping 20-plus in a quarter or the untapped potential of Michael Beasley. This is the 32-year-old Argentinian who got amnestied by a Houston Rockets team […]

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