Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Suns Analysis'

5 good things for a Suns-centric NBA All-Star weekend

February 14th, 2014 · 10 Comments

The Phoenix Suns eventually earned some All-Star weekend representation from the NBA, which by the skin of its teeth got away with snubbing one of the league’s most refreshing surprises this year. OK, so it’s tough for Goran Dragic to make the main event, even with some Western Conference guards injuring themselves. The Suns win […]

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Suns learn to slow it down in loss to Heat

February 12th, 2014 · 40 Comments

PHOENIX – Beyond making the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns want to stake their names in the earth as legitimate postseason threats. They’re young but thirsty, and a Tuesday night loss to the reigning champion Miami Heat heading into the All-Star break was a perfect opportunity to look at the realistic chances of success for Phoenix […]

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Archie Goodwin has another successful D-League stint

February 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — As a scorer first, second and third, Suns rookie Archie Goodwin needed a run with the Bakersfield Jam to build up his confidence, and through five D-League games is averaging 26.4 points on 49.4 percent shooting. Goodwin returned to Phoenix for a Tuesday night showdown against the Miami Heat, and he said it […]

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A dizzy Goran Dragic runs circles around the Warriors

February 8th, 2014 · 50 Comments

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek called a win over the Golden State Warriors a goofy one because Mark Jackson’s team was without two starting big men, but the Saturday night game was even more goofy for Suns guard Goran Dragic. Phoenix’s leader welcomed 3-month-old son Mateo to U.S. Airways Center for his first […]

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Goran Dragic takes another step, Suns’ system helps

February 2nd, 2014 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — Goran Dragic’s unassuming statistics last year and the Phoenix Suns’ depressing record made him an overlooked NBA amenity. The Suns are winning in 2013-14, so of course his blitzing aggression is getting more notice. Recently, it’s been heightened by efficiency. On Saturday, Dragic scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting against the Charlotte Bobcats […]

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NBA All-Star 2014: Should Goran Dragic trek to New Orleans?

January 29th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Goran Dragic’s All-Star credentials have been gaining steam in the last several weeks, and for good reason. In the two broad categories that make an NBA All-Star, Dragic has shined. He has the individual statistics and he has a team that’s been using his contributions to find itself in the playoff hunt. Those two things […]

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