Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Suns Analysis'

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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Chris Paul and the Clippers land massive blow to Suns

April 3rd, 2014 · 13 Comments

PHOENIX — Doc Rivers had a fight even before he arrived to U.S. Airways Center on Wednesday. He battled traffic from the Diamondbacks game next door en route to the game and was late to his pregame media session. When he finally made it, Rivers joked that baseball and basketball shouldn’t be played on the […]

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Proof is in the pudding (or numbers) with Eric Bledsoe back

March 27th, 2014 · 38 Comments

The numbers will support what your eyes already see. And that’s if you couldn’t figure out any correlation to go with the Phoenix Suns’ five-game winning streak or its seven wins in the last eight games. Eric Bledsoe’s return from knee surgery and his re-assimilation into the starting lineup has produced these results. Not only […]

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Eric Bledsoe returns, but defensive woes and urgency concerns persist for Phoenix Suns

March 13th, 2014 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — If the ticket holder squirming around in Section 102, Row 23, Seat 7 didn’t know any better, he would have thought that the Cleveland Cavaliers were an elite three-point shooting team with a top-flight big man in Spencer Hawes. He would have also likely assumed that the Phoenix Suns were the squad sitting […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Goran Dragic · Jeff Hornacek · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Eric Bledsoe’s return brings hope

March 11th, 2014 · 15 Comments

Eric Bledsoe is coming back at the perfect time. Sure the Suns would have loved to have their star guard return sooner, but was a recovering Bledsoe really going to help the Suns fair better in their last four games? I think not. A win over the Thunder was a better haul from those four […]

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Gerald Green, Morris twins bring the Thunder

March 6th, 2014 · 46 Comments

PHOENIX — Quick transition push off a rebound? Hit Gerald Green for a three. Inbounds play? Make sure he comes off a screen somewhere, anywhere really, atop the three-point arc. It’s an easy game to play when a shooter like Green is hot. And hot he was on Thursday night. The Suns shooting guard scored […]

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Tags: Gerald Green · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns Analysis