Entries Tagged as 'P.J. Tucker'

Phoenix Suns 106, Toronto Raptors 97 – Good enough

December 6th, 2013 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — Coming into Friday night’s contest, the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors found themselves only a game out of the playoff race in their respective conferences. While not its conference’s premiere representative of superior talent, the Suns did just enough to prove that the balance of power lies firmly on the western side of […]

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Tags: P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Toronto Raptors

Phoenix Suns 97, Houston Rockets 88 – No fear of the Beard

December 4th, 2013 · 22 Comments

The following statement can no longer be disputed: when the Phoenix Suns bring the effort, they can beat anyone in the Western Conference. A night after a second half blowout at the hands of the Grizzlies, the Suns went into Houston and dominated the Rockets with their defense en route to 97-88 victory. This was […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Houston Rockets · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Third-year pro P.J. Tucker poised to handle his ‘veteran’ status

October 20th, 2013 · 13 Comments

P.J. Tucker has been a lot of things during his basketball career: a Big 12 Player of the Year, an NBA wash out, an international success story, a spark plug and a defensive bull dog. In 2013-14, he’ll add another title to his long-winded resume. Elder statesman. Outside of Channing Frye (30) and Marcin Gortat […]

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Tags: Jeff Hornacek · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns

The Suns and their All-Weird team status

August 1st, 2013 · 24 Comments

After a pretty wacky trade deadline in February, the 2013 offseason likewise trended differently under the relatively new collective bargaining agreement. With teams strapped with only one or two players on max or near-max contracts, they are either going full-speed ahead or tanking – there’s little in between. Both modes led to questionable, if not […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Ryan McDonough

NBA Summer League: Suns lose to Warriors in title game

July 22nd, 2013 · 45 Comments

The Golden State Warriors used one of the cleanest Las Vegas Summer League games and some of the cleanest shooting by rookie Ian Clark to give Suns coach Jeff Hornacek his first loss on Monday. The Dubs turned the ball over just 12 times and Clark poured in 33 points and seven threes against a […]

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News · Summer League

P.J. Tucker fulfills promises, finds his place

May 17th, 2013 · 26 Comments

Failure’s traditional plot in the NBA — where niches are as important as the fairytale dreams of superstardom — generally begins with talent and bloated heads. It’s not P.J. Tucker’s story, though he’ll admit to once having a bloated head. If there was one success of former general manager Lance Blanks’ tenure, it was bringing […]

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