Entries Tagged as 'Matt Barnes'

Barnes, Nash pushed to bench by the league

November 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’m still scratching my head about the suspensions and fines from Wednesday’s Suns-Rockets fight. Matt Barnes and Skip to my Lou were suspended two games, Steve Nash one and Shaq and T-Mac were both slapped on the wrist with fines of $35,000 and $25,000, respectively, chump change for them. It’s really strange that Barnes would […]

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Tags: Bench · Houston Rockets · Leandro Barbosa · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns News · Sacramento Kings · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Rockets 94, Suns 82 – Phoenix shoved aside

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments

PHOENIX – On a night the Suns showed little fight through the first three quarters, I was happy to see them mix things up toward the end of the third quarter on an otherwise depressing evening in which Houston took a 94-82 decision. Tough guy Matt Barnes leveled Skip 2 my Lou AKA Rafer Alston while […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Houston Rockets · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Recap · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Terry Porter

Matt Barnes – Just what the Suns needed

November 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

I was looking back at Paul Coro’s blog entry from a few weeks back on the results of NBA.com’s GM survey and was surprised to find that of 19 players receiving votes for most underrated player acquisition this offseason, none of them involved a Phoenix performer. But an underrated deal by definition is one without […]

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Tags: Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Suns wings’ shot selection graphed out

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Check out this cool graph from a University of Columbia blog of the Suns wing players’ shot distribution from last season:Anybody who follows the Suns could tell you Grant Hill favors the midrange jumper and corner 3s, Raja Bell takes mainly 3s and long 2s and Leandro Barbosa shoots a number of 3-pointers but also […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Leandro Barbosa · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Raja Bell