Entries Tagged as 'Rebounding'

Sacramento Kings 113, Phoenix Suns 108 — Trapped game

February 14th, 2011 · 36 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ defense has been so good of late that only the Miami Heat have allowed a lower shooting percentage over their last 10 games entering Sunday. So maybe that’s why the Suns felt like they would eventually string together a couple stops in the fourth quarter to finish a comeback that […]

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Tags: Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Sacramento Kings · Steve Nash

Lakers game perfect time for Suns’ twin towers

January 5th, 2011 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — The trio of Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom historically manhandles the Phoenix Suns on the interior. So far this season, the Lakers are shooting 33-of-48 (68.67) at the rim against the Suns, while outrebounding Phoenix 95-75 in two meetings (one loss, one win). Gasol is posting averages of 24 points, 12.5 […]

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Tags: Defense · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Rebounding

Phoenix Suns 125, Washington Wizards 108 — Steve Nash’s perfect game

December 6th, 2010 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — If you want your son or daughter to learn how to play the point guard position, pop in the tape of Steve Nash Sunday evening against Washington. Two Time was downright transcendent. Nash played the position about as well as you could play it, practically pitching a perfect game by scoring 20 points […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 107, Golden State Warriors 101 — Rebounding to .500

December 3rd, 2010 · 7 Comments

When the Suns got hot during the second half last season, they were practically invincible when they won the rebounding battle. You could say the same thing about this year’s Suns, but the sample size is so small it hardly qualifies as a trend. Still when you consider Phoenix’s offensive prowess and its ineptness on […]

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Tags: Bench · Golden State Warriors · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding

Phoenix Suns 123, Houston Rockets 116 — What a difference Nash makes

November 23rd, 2010 · 12 Comments

Steve Nash won his first MVP award in large part because of how bad an otherwise spectacular Suns team was in his absence during the 2004-05 season. Although I doubt Nash will ever be known as “Three Time,” the contrast between Saturday’s ugly loss in Charlotte and tonight’s pretty (offensively at least) 123-116 win over […]

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Tags: Defense · Hedo Turkoglu · Houston Rockets · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns cufflinks contest: Tiebreaker round

November 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It all comes down to this. We received 90 entries to our Phoenix Suns cufflinks contest, but thanks to the Suns’ porous three-point shooting outing Wednesday in Miami, only Eddie Kurtz and Ilan Shamos accurately prognosticated that the Suns would drill five super shots.  Eddie correctly added: “Although I hope that’s wrong. They won’t win […]

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Tags: Giveaways · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Rebounding