Entries Tagged as 'Portland Trail Blazers'

Suns 104, Trail Blazers 98 — Meaningful perfection?

October 10th, 2013 · 16 Comments

Phoenix moved to 2-0 in the preseason with a Wednesday night win against the Portland Trail Blazers and there is certainly room for optimism — at least, optimism relative to a team expected to win few more than 20 games, if that. Goran Dragic scored 19 points and had five assists in just 18 minutes […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers

October 9th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST Radio: 620 KTAR A true first test should await the Phoenix Suns in Portland following their drubbing of Maccabi Haifa on Monday. Jeff Hornacek’s team faces the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night hoping to capture the same tempo from the preseason opener. Portland lost its first preseason game against the Los […]

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Phoenix Suns 102, Portland Trail Blazers 98 — The dying embers of the fire

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 […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (17-36) at Portland Trail Blazers (25-28)

February 19th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Time: 8 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Predictions targeted the Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers to finish the season sunk at the bottom of the Western Conference. The Suns already find themselves in that very place, and the Trail Blazers come out of the All-Star break with a surprising record yet running the risk of […]

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Portland Trail Blazers 96, Phoenix Suns 93 — Lillard the big shot

December 22nd, 2012 · 30 Comments

Opportunities for the Phoenix Suns were there. A missed three here by Jared Dudley, Shannon Brown’s misread of a fastbreak opportunity with the team down three points there and another missed three by Goran Dragic in the waning seconds were only a few of them. The Suns’ four-game winning streak ended in Portland Saturday night […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (11-15) at Portland Trail Blazers (12-12)

December 22nd, 2012 · 4 Comments

Portland Trail Blazers 96, Phoenix Suns 93 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have started to turn around their season by playing good enough basketball to rip off four wins in a row. The big caveat, however, remains that all four games were won in the friendly confines of US Airways Center and that the Suns […]

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