Entries Tagged as 'P.J. Tucker'

Free agency threatens P.J. Tucker’s future in purple

February 21st, 2014 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX – When the Suns lost to the Chicago Bulls on Feb. 4, forward P.J. Tucker seemed to take it personally. One of the last Phoenix players to leave the locker room as the media members worked to make their deadlines, he looked more perturbed than normal after a loss – and Tucker is usually […]

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Throwback Thursday: A 26-point comeback against the Cavs

January 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

On social media sites, Thursdays have turned into Throwback Thursdays. People post old pictures on their Instagram, Twitter or Facebook accounts every Thursday to showcase a special moment from the past. ValleyoftheSuns has decided to join the craze and bring Suns fans some of the most memorable moments, good or bad, in the team’s history. […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns

The evolved emphasis of the Suns’ 3-point shot

January 18th, 2014 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX – Once the word got out about the Phoenix Suns, opponents stopped over-looking them. Once there was a sufficient amount of tape on Jeff Hornacek’s team, the Suns needed to react. That they have done. Since Eric Bledsoe went down with a knee injury, it became apparent the offense put too much on point […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Eric Bledsoe · Gerald Green · Goran Dragic · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Suns 3-point defense finds answers against 76ers

December 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — With their third-best three-point defense in the league, the Phoenix Suns had room for concern in the first six quarters following a four-day break. The Golden State Warriors hit 8-of-20 from deep against the Suns, though that’s reasonable considering their strengths. But the Philadelphia 76ers? “Before the game we were talking, they were […]

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Tags: Miles Plumlee · P.J. Tucker · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns Analysis

After guarding Kobe Bryant, Tucker says ‘Kobe is still Kobe’

December 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — Over the last few days, all eyes have been on Kobe Bryant’s return from his Achilles injury suffered in last year’s playoffs. The Los Angeles Lakers guard played in his second game of the year against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night and led the team in scoring with 20 points while cutting […]

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Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker proving he’s no longer a one-trick pony

December 6th, 2013 · 25 Comments

PHOENIX — The question made him cringe almost as soon as it was asked. Minutes after scoring 18 points for a second consecutive contest in the Phoenix Suns’ 106-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors Friday night, small forward P.J. Tucker was forced to talk about of all things: his offense. “I’m still an all-defensive player,” […]

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