PHOENIX — Two years ago the Portland Trail Blazers needed to impose their style of basketball to have any chance in a playoff series against the Phoenix Suns. On Friday night the Blazers did just that — yet the quicker pace only served to ignite a 102-77 blowout victory for the Suns. “We had a […]
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January 6th, 2012 · 13 Comments
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January 6th, 2012 · 7 Comments
Phoenix Suns 102, Portland Trail Blazers 77 The team with the best record in the Western Conference comes to Phoenix this evening, and the Suns’ defense will have its hands full. It used to be that the Suns could be counted on to play at a breakneck pace and to do so effectively, but — […]
November 23rd, 2011 · 8 Comments
When the NBA lockout finally comes to an end (be it tomorrow, Christmas Day, or June 30, 2012) every team with playoff hopes will have to ask itself, “What is our team identity?” For the Suns, identity has long been defined by their “Seven Seconds or Less” mentality. Put simply, “we will score so quickly, […]
January 15th, 2011 · 17 Comments
PHOENIX — All the talk of rock bottom and blowing this thing up is missing one key fact. After Friday’s 115-111 victory over Portland, the Suns trail the Blazers by a mere one game in the loss column and two games overall for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Despite winning […]
January 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment
PHOENIX — In this video blog, ValleyoftheSuns’ Michael Schwartz and ArizonaSports.com’s Adam Green break down the Suns’ 115-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, look ahead to the upcoming road trip and debate where tonight’s victory puts the Suns.