Entries Tagged as 'Portland Trail Blazers'

Phoenix Suns 114, Portland Trail Blazers 87 — Complete victory

November 22nd, 2012 · 28 Comments

PHOENIX — Alvin Gentry made two changes to his starting lineup, but the way the Suns played it almost seemed like he swapped out his entire team before Phoenix’s 114-87 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday evening. This night was different from all other nights because the Suns shot 59.7 percent from the […]

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Preview: Portland Trail Blazers (5-5) at Phoenix Suns (4-7)

November 21st, 2012 · 5 Comments

Phoenix Suns 114, Portland Trail Blazers 87 PHOENIX — Two home games remain before the Phoenix Suns hit a six-game road trip that, while the opponents make look less daunting on paper, is nonetheless a long time away from US Airways Center. Head coach Alvin Gentry often preaches about taking care of home court — […]

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Phoenix Suns shoot their way to first preseason win just like old times

October 13th, 2012 · 15 Comments

PHOENIX — The Suns may be entering a new era, yet the positives and negatives of Friday’s 104-93 home-opening win over the Portland Trail Blazers sure seem awfully familiar. Phoenix shot its way to victory by drilling 10-of-20 treys and shooting 51.2 percent overall, thanks in large part to the open shots created by point […]

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Phoenix Suns 125, Portland Trail Blazers 107 — Controlling their destiny

April 17th, 2012 · 43 Comments

PHOENIX — Tonight we learned what happens when a team in the midst of a massive tank job meets a team in desperate need of a win to vault into one of the top eight sought-after spots in the Western Conference. With Nicolas Batum and Raymond Felton joining LaMarcus Aldridge on the list of unavailable […]

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Preview: Portland Trail Blazers (28-33) at Phoenix Suns (31-29)

April 16th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Phoenix Suns 125, Portland Trail Blazers 107 After a brutal stretch of road games, the Phoenix Suns have returned home with a chance to move into eighth in the Western Conference standings. With a win tonight over the Portland Trail Blazers and a Houston loss to Denver, the Suns and Rockets would have identical 32-29 […]

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#FreeSteveNash: ESPN’s big guns weigh in

February 5th, 2012 · 63 Comments

As the Phoenix Suns seemed destined to spend this season in the NBA no-man’s land of “not good enough to make the playoffs and not bad enough to contend for the No. 1 pick,” the #FreeSteveNash movement got some national attention this week. Prominent NBA analysts such as ESPN’s John Hollinger and Grantland’s Bill Simmons […]

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