Entries Tagged as 'Offense'

Phoenix Suns 102, Golden State Warriors 91 — Lid off the rim

January 2nd, 2012 · 27 Comments

PHOENIX — Through four and a half games of the NBA season, the Phoenix Suns were a jump shooting team that could not hit a jump shot. A Suns team that has annually led the NBA in field-goal percentage entered the day shooting 40.2 percent from the floor, much to the dismay of head coach […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Markieff Morris · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

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

Philadelphia 76ers 103, Phoenix Suns 83 — Offensive offense

December 28th, 2011 · 37 Comments

PHOENIX — The 76ers throttled the Suns in US Airways Center for the second consecutive season days before New Year’s, but the two losses could not have been more different. Last season’s defeat stemmed from a pitiful defensive effort that frustrated new center Marcin Gortat so much he spewed a verbal postgame rampage bemoaning the […]

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Tags: Offense · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

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

External expectations for Phoenix Suns unusually low

December 23rd, 2011 · 24 Comments

The national media and computer projections sleeping on the Suns has become an annual tradition, but never have the predictions come in so low during the Nash era. In years past the above statement meant picking the Suns just outside the playoffs or at the very bottom of the West playoff picture. This year it […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Marcin Gortat · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns’ sputtering offense causes preseason blowout loss to Denver

December 23rd, 2011 · 19 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns looked more like a team that began practicing together 12 days ago than a squad four days away from its season opener during their 110-85 preseason finale loss to the Denver Nuggets Thursday night in US Airways Center. Unfortunately for Phoenix, both statements are true and thus the Suns have […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Markieff Morris · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez