Entries Tagged as 'New Orleans Pelicans'

Phoenix Suns 94, New Orleans Pelicans 88 – Avoiding the trap

April 9th, 2014 · 30 Comments

It was not pretty. It was not very entertaining. But the Suns’ 94-88 win over the New Orleans Pelicans was still a win. And that is all that matters at this point in the season. We’ll start with the bad. The Suns gave up 44 points in the paint to a Pelicans team that was […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (46-31) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (32-45)

April 9th, 2014 · 11 Comments

Time: 5 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ (Game switched from FSAZ+) PHOENIX — “It’s us against the world.” That, said forward Channing Frye, is the mindset of the Phoenix Suns as they enter the final five-game stretch of the regular season. The Suns open Wednesday in the eighth spot of the Western Conference standings, a game […]

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How not to stop Goran Dragic from scoring 40 points

March 1st, 2014 · 18 Comments

PHOENIX — An hour before the Suns faced the Pelicans on Friday night, Goran Dragic seemed doubtful to lace them up. He failed to go through shootaround because of an ankle sprain, and Phoenix coach Jeff Hornacek wondered how to gauge the truth when the point guard was undoubtedly going to tell him he was […]

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Phoenix Suns 116, New Orleans Pelicans 104 — He’s no bum

February 28th, 2014 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns won’t make the playoffs like this. They shouldn’t, at least. But in the regular season when Goran Dragic puts in a career night on a bum ankle, maybe this is what happens regularly. Phoenix got away with a much-needed win, rallying to end a brutal third quarter and then riding […]

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Davis and Dragic to play, Tyreke Evans in elevator

February 28th, 2014 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — Anthony Davis will play Friday against the Phoenix Suns having recovered well from a tweaked shoulder, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. Goran Dragic tested out his bum ankle and is good to go as Suns coach Jeff Hornacek was hoping for an “honest answer” from the point guard about how his […]

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Preview: New Orleans Pelicans (23-34) vs. Phoenix Suns (33-24)

February 28th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: ESPN/FSA Two things Suns fans probably know but need to be said anyway: Phoenix desperately needs point guard Goran Dragic on the court because it also needs a win. Now that’s out of the way, it comes down to how they handle business Friday night at home against the New […]

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