Entries Tagged as 'Rebounding'

Defining a Phoenix Suns defense and Channing Frye’s role within it

March 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — What exactly is a Phoenix Suns defense? In the past decade, we’ve never seen an exact identity of it, nor known how the various roster makeups could ever develop one. But if there were any indication of what the definition of a Suns defense might be, the past three games would be the […]

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Phoenix Suns 96, Sacramento Kings 88 — Getting on a roll

March 5th, 2012 · 27 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have discovered a winning formula to open the second half of the season: fall behind by double digits early but hold the opposition below 40 percent shooting and win the rebounding battle to prevail in the end. For the third straight game the Suns did just that in their 96-88 […]

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Preview: Sacramento Kings (12-24) at Phoenix Suns (16-20)

March 4th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Phoenix Suns 96, Sacramento Kings 88 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns are running out of chances to make a run to save their season. There have been too many losses like the Golden State defeat before the All-Star break — a game that prevented a five-game winning streak after Phoenix’s last few victories — right […]

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Golden State Warriors 102, Phoenix Suns 96 — Letdown on the glass

February 14th, 2012 · 21 Comments

Just as the Phoenix Suns started clicking, another letdown lurked right around the corner. On Monday night that letdown materialized in the form of a 12-point blown lead in the second half, more struggles on the defensive glass and a heavy dosage of David Lee, as the Warriors ended the Suns’ hot streak with a […]

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Houston Rockets 96, Phoenix Suns 89 — Dragon’s revenge

February 10th, 2012 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — Goran Dragic made a name for himself feasting on opposing bench units two years ago in US Airways Center. The Dragon returned to the scene of the crime Thursday and pulled the trick once again, leading a Rockets bench that was the difference in Houston’s 96-89 win over the Suns as was so […]

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Robin Lopez’s regression leads to all-around disappointing season

May 30th, 2011 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX — Before the season tipped off, Suns head coach Alvin Gentry proclaimed Robin Lopez would be the second most important player for the 2010-11 Phoenix Suns. As it turned out, he was barely the second most important center on the roster. It’s startling to think how far Lopez’s star has fallen from last year […]

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