PHOENIX – Lindsey Hunter called a timeout exactly a minute into the game. The Phoenix Suns had ushered two Boston Celtics to the hoop for layups and fallen behind 4-0. They held it together against Boston, which was without Kevin Garnett, until the third quarter before tumbling 113-88 Friday in their first return to U.S. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Suns Recap'
February 22nd, 2013 · 17 Comments
February 20th, 2013 · 9 Comments
The NBA’s best three-point shooting team was desperate after losing six straight. The Phoenix Suns needed to play with flawless spirit to keep the Golden State Warriors’ heads below water.
The Suns had spirit alright, and with legs fresher and a renewed attitude for the most part coming after a victory against the Portland Trail Blazers, [...]
February 20th, 2013 · 18 Comments
Even the hottest, most glorious fires will die out if not properly tended. When the flames die, a chill sets in and glowing ash is all that remains. But sometimes, the heat from that ash, the embers of a once great fire, are enough to survive. This was the story of the Phoenix Suns’ 102-98 [...]
February 13th, 2013 · 33 Comments
Everything was in place for history to repeat itself.
Black uniforms? Check. Kobe Bryant in “pass-first” mode? Check. A huge late-game run? Check. Big game from Michael Beasley? Check.
For the second time in two weeks, the Suns donned their retro uniforms to take on the Los Angeles Lakers. They fought back from a double-digit deficit with [...]
February 8th, 2013 · 22 Comments
Some judge sport by the eye test. Does a team look good? Do the players try hard? What does the feel and the body language say of the final outcome? Others take a more analytic approach. What do the numbers say? What should the numbers say?
No matter how you slice it on Friday night, the [...]
February 6th, 2013 · 30 Comments
The Phoenix Suns let a very winnable game slip through their fingers Wednesday night in New Orleans. They visibly ran out of gas down the stretch and succumbed to the Hornets 93-84.
Though the Suns have been light years better under Lindsey Hunter in terms of their effort and confidence, this team still has issues which [...]