Entries Tagged as 'Offense'

The top 5 reasons the Phoenix Suns overachieved

April 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — The 2009-10 NBA season has been a wild ride for your Phoenix Suns. There was the shockingly good 14-3 start, the surprisingly bad 12-18 middle and the focused 28-7 sprint to the finish that vaulted the Suns into the No. 3 spot in the West. We here at ValleyoftheSuns certainly weren’t alone in […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Bench · Defense · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Robin Lopez

The third-greatest offense ever?

April 10th, 2010 · 6 Comments

We all know the Phoenix Suns are enjoying another special offensive season, leading the NBA in offensive efficiency just as they did in the five previous years since Steve Nash returned to the Valley. But in John Hollinger’s recent piece on just how good this Phoenix offense is, I was blown away to find out […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Channing Frye · Earl Clark · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Dancers · Steve Nash

Thunder 96, Suns 91 — Thunder fend off Suns

April 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Given that the Phoenix Suns’ remaining schedule is about as tough as any team’s in the NBA, coupled with the fact that only one game separates the 2-5 spots in the West, tonight’s matchup with the Thunder was an absolute must win. But the Oklahoma City Thunder out-hustled and out-willed the Suns for the better […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Offense · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Suns 132, Knicks 96 — Total domination

March 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s hard to believe that the New York Knicks team that played in Phoenix tonight was the same squad that torched the Suns by a season-high 27 points earlier this season in the Big Apple. After getting throttled in that affair, the Suns scored 30 points every quarter for the second straight game, […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Bench · Defense · Leandro Barbosa · New York Knicks · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Coach’s Corner: Pick (your poison) and roll

December 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Note: Clint Corey will be writing a weekly column for ValleyoftheSuns from the perspective of a former high school basketball assistant coach. This column will delve into the X’s and O’s of the game and eventually include a video component. Any coach will tell you that once you get through all the talk of […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Channing Frye · Goran Dragic · Offense · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Mavericks 102, Suns 101 — Suns fall short in Dallas

December 8th, 2009 · 7 Comments

The Phoenix Suns put up a fight late against the Dallas Mavericks, but came up short due to their inability to hit that big shot and make that big stop.

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Tags: Channing Frye · Dallas Mavericks · Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Offense · Phoenix Suns Recap