Entries Tagged as 'New Orleans Hornets'

Phoenix Suns 120, New Orleans Hornets 103 — New franchise assist king

February 2nd, 2012 · 26 Comments

For the past two-plus decades the Phoenix Suns franchise has been defined by superlative point guard play. From the great Kevin Johnson to Jason Kidd to Stephon Marbury and of course Steve Nash, the Suns have always reaped the benefits of having an elite player running the point for them, with the torch being passed […]

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Tags: New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Phoenix Suns (7-13) at New Orleans Hornets (4-17)

February 1st, 2012 · 12 Comments

Phoenix Suns 120, New Orleans Hornets 103 PHOENIX — There’s not much time to put filmwork into footwork this lockout-shortened season. Rest is more important than continuity in a way, and because of it a struggling team like the Phoenix Suns has little time to rework problems big or small. They can only look at […]

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Phoenix Suns 93, New Orleans Hornets 78 — Defensive lockdown

December 31st, 2011 · 14 Comments

It came against a New Orleans Hornets squad missing its leading scorer that won’t remind anybody of the Seven Seconds or Less Suns even at full strength following the Chris Paul trade. But for the Phoenix Suns – the Phoenix Suns – to hold an NBA opponent to 28.9 percent shooting for an entire game is […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (0-2) at New Orleans Hornets (2-0)

December 30th, 2011 · 14 Comments

Phoenix Suns 93, New Orleans Hornets 78 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns will hit the road for the first time this season in search of their offense and their first win of the season. They will also get a shot at revenge in New Orleans after the Hornets knocked them off in the opener on […]

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Tags: New Orleans Hornets · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

New Orleans Hornets 85, Phoenix Suns 84 — No go-to player

December 26th, 2011 · 32 Comments

PHOENIX — Eric Gordon showed the Phoenix Suns how badly they need a go-to player in New Orleans’ 85-84 victory over the Phoenix Suns tonight in US Airways Center. Gordon drilled a 20-foot jumper over the outstretched arms of Jared Dudley with four seconds left that ended up being the game winner after Markieff Morris […]

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Tags: Markieff Morris · New Orleans Hornets · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Preview: New Orleans Hornets (0-0) at Phoenix Suns (0-0)

December 26th, 2011 · 8 Comments

New Orleans Hornets 85, Phoenix Suns 84 The New Orleans Hornets could be battling this season just to keep their heads above water and out of the cellar in the Western Conference. But even after the Chris Paul trade rocked the roster from the year prior, the Hornets don’t think they should be counted out, and […]

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