Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Suns Analysis'

Even with the core’s chemistry, stagnation won’t stall Suns

April 19th, 2014 (1 hour ago) · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — From Day 1, Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has been open about his plan. Draft picks will help promote growth from within, yet he’ll pull the trigger on bringing in a veteran star if the pieces fit. While the Suns’ chemistry this year made it hard to imagine the front office reshuffling the […]

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Phoenix Suns set on becoming ‘elite,’ need another star

April 19th, 2014 (19 hours ago) · 21 Comments

PHOENIX — In their first full season with the Phoenix Suns, GM Ryan McDonough and head coach Jeff Hornacek took the team from bad to good. As miraculous as that task seems when considering where the franchise stood 12 months ago, their next job might be even tougher: making this good team elite. But with […]

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Suns gain league-wide respect

April 15th, 2014 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — Part of the growing up process for the Phoenix Suns was winning over fans after three lottery-bound seasons prior, the last of which was a historically bad year. Another part was learning something about themselves. “That we can play with anybody,” point guard Goran Dragic said without hesitation when asked what he learned […]

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NBA standings: How the Suns can make the playoffs

April 12th, 2014 · 14 Comments

Prepare to root for Mike D’Antoni and Steve Nash one more time. And for likely the first time, Phoenix Suns fans might find themselves rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers. With Phoenix’s 101-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, the Suns find themselves in a precarious position. They’re relying on haterade connoisseur Swaggy P. […]

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VotS Live: The Suns and the playoff chase

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Join our live chat at 4 p.m. MST as we preview the Suns and Spurs, then get into the race for the last two playoff spots. Feel free to ask us questions in the Q&A form or in the comment section of this post prior to the chat going live. So, do you think the […]

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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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