Entries Tagged as 'Oklahoma City Thunder'

Dragic and Tucker lead, but youth defines Suns’ character

April 7th, 2014 · 32 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s clear Goran Dragic and P.J. Tucker, holdovers from a failed regime, are two reasons the Phoenix Suns cling to the final Western Conference playoff spot with five games left on their schedule. Dragic scored 19 second-quarter points to finish with a team-high 26 in a 122-115 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder […]

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Phoenix Suns 122, Oklahoma City Thunder 115 — Alive and kickin’

April 6th, 2014 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX – The Suns aren’t dead yet. Arguably and in the moment of a 122-115 win on Sunday, they’ve never been so alive. Phoenix has a mighty hill to climb — the Grizzlies lost to fall to ninth and the Mavericks won to separate in their seventh-place spot on Sunday — but it was the […]

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Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder (55-20) at Phoenix Suns (45-31)

April 6th, 2014 · 15 Comments

Time: 6 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ/NBATV The phrase must-win has become rather trite in professional sports because its usage is often applied regardless of the situation. With that said, that is essentially what faces the Phoenix Suns over the remainder of their regular season. The race for the final two spots in the Western Conference […]

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Phoenix Suns 128, Oklahoma City Thunder 122 — Let it fly

March 6th, 2014 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX – Most everything went wrong for the desperate-as-ever Phoenix Suns. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took his minutes restriction to mean he would best his career averages in a lesser amount of time. He ripped Goran Dragic on the first play of the game and finished with a dunk, then scored the off two more […]

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Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder (46-15) at Phoenix Suns (35-25)

March 6th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ The Phoenix Suns should be offended by tonight’s TV schedule. The TNT doubleheader starts off with a rematch of last year’s Finals between the Heat and the Spurs. That’s a game totally worthy of national TV. But that sure-to-be-intense battle is followed up with a surefire blowout between the […]

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Oklahoma City Thunder 103, Phoenix Suns 96 — Tough loss in Westbrook’s return

November 3rd, 2013 · 43 Comments

The Suns led at the end of every quarter except the one that mattered. Phoenix suffered its first loss of the year, falling 103-96 in Oklahoma City. Losing a very winnable game was made worse by the fact that Goran Dragic left the game in the third quarter with what appeared to be a severe […]

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