Entries Tagged as 'Oklahoma City Thunder'

Preview: Phoenix Suns (1-2) at Oklahoma City Thunder (4-0)

December 31st, 2011 · 9 Comments

Oklahoma City Thunder 107, Phoenix Suns 97 By beating the New Orleans Hornets and avoiding a three-game losing skid to begin their season, the Phoenix Suns showed that they’re nowhere close to going into panic mode. But against the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in Oklahoma City, the Suns will need Friday’s effort and then some. […]

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NBA identity crisis: Part II

December 4th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Last week we looked at Denver, Portland, New Orleans, and Memphis in terms of their team identity. You can read that column here. Today we’ll look at the rest of the Western Conference playoff teams and see what, if anything, they can contribute to the Phoenix Suns’ identity crisis. Oklahoma City The Thunder were last […]

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Oklahoma City Thunder 116, Phoenix Suns 98 — Another late collapse

March 31st, 2011 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — Only the Phoenix Suns could have another blown fourth quarter overshadowed by an altercation between the officials and their two backup point guards in the final minute of a blowout. After the Suns once again played a solid first three quarters and then a horrendous fourth quarter to turn a close game into […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Marcin Gortat · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter · Zabian Dowdell

Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder (49-24) at Phoenix Suns (36-37)

March 30th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Oklahoma City Thunder 116, Phoenix Suns 98 Blame Steve Nash’s pelvic instability. Blame Channing Frye’s shoulder. Blame the roster turnover. Blame Vince Carter. Blame Robin Lopez. There’s no shortage of players to point the finger at for the Phoenix Suns’ disappointing, playoff-less season. But despite all of the trades, injuries and regression, this roster is […]

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Oklahoma City Thunder 122, Phoenix Suns 118 — Hard-fought loss

March 6th, 2011 · 16 Comments

The Phoenix Suns did nearly everything physically possible to leave Oklahoma City with their sixth victory in seven games on Sunday night. Vince Carter rose from the dead with 29 points, Phoenix drilled 14-of-31 three-point attempts, the bench combined for 60 points including 20 a piece from Mickael Pietrus and Marcin Gortat, and Grant Hill […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter

Preview: Phoenix Suns (32-28) at Oklahoma City Thunder (38-22)

March 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Oklahoma City Thunder 122, Phoenix Suns 118 The Phoenix Suns said after the All-Star break that they weren’t worrying about anybody but themselves. They said it didn’t matter who they were playing, where they were playing or how they got wins. All that matters, they said, was playing their way into the playoffs in the […]

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