Entries Tagged as 'Minnesota Timberwolves'

Phoenix Suns 114, Minnesota Timberwolves 90 — No Love at all

April 9th, 2012 · 37 Comments

The Phoenix Suns were ruthlessly efficient from start to finish as they dismantled the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-90 Monday night. The Suns won for the fifth time in April thanks to 57 percent shooting from the field and 66 points from their bench. Kevin Love and the Timberwolves looked listless throughout the entire game and never […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (29-27) at Minnesota Timberwolves (25-32)

April 9th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Phoenix Suns 114, Minnesota Timberwolves 90 PHOENIX — We’ve come to the point of the season where there’s no way to overemphasize how important each and every game is to Phoenix’s playoff hopes. After all, the Suns kick off a four-game road trip (which feels more like an eight-gamer following Saturday’s brief stop after three […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves 127, Phoenix Suns 124 — Disappearing defense

March 13th, 2012 · 23 Comments

PHOENIX — For five consecutive games in US Airways Center, the Phoenix Suns looked like the 1985-86 Boston Celtics. As the Western Conference hierarchy continued to take form Phoenix worked its way into the playoff picture and won games by way of crisp rotations, hard closeouts, solid interior defense, and relentless rebounding. Over the course of their […]

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Phoenix Suns pregame notes: Alvin Gentry talks Ricky Rubio, Peyton Manning and NCAA Tournament

March 12th, 2012 · No Comments

PHOENIX — With the Phoenix Suns set to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7 p.m. MST in US Airways Center, head coach Alvin Gentry weighed in on Ricky Rubio’s injury, the recent play of Jared Dudley and Robin Lopez, his NCAA Tournament favorite, and Peyton Manning’s basketball skills. A look at Minnesota without Rubio  […]

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Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves (21-21) at Phoenix Suns (19-21)

March 12th, 2012 · 10 Comments

 Minnesota Timberwolves 127, Phoenix Suns 124 The Phoenix Suns look to continue their surprising push for a playoff spot when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night. For those of you living under a rock for the last 12 days, the Suns have won five of their six games since the All-Star break and are […]

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Phoenix Suns 104, Minnesota Timberwolves 95 — Tough on Love

March 1st, 2012 · 21 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ shooting was red hot. Their defense strengthened as Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves wore on. They even dominated the boards for the first three quarters against a team with more length on the wings and beef on the interior than you could shake a extra-long beefstick at. But it […]

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