Entries Tagged as 'Robin Lopez'

Toronto Raptors 99, Phoenix Suns 96 — Road trip hangover

January 25th, 2012 · 49 Comments

PHOENIX — Much has changed about the Phoenix Suns since Steve Nash signed as a free agent before the 2004-05 season yet one constant had remained: the Suns always beat the Toronto Raptors. Not anymore. The Suns’ longest active winning streak over a single opponent was snapped Tuesday night in Toronto’s 99-96 victory after the […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash · Toronto Raptors

Chicago Bulls 118, Phoenix Suns 97 — Defensive indifference

January 18th, 2012 · 59 Comments

The Phoenix Suns shot better than 50 percent, stayed close on the boards and received a superstar offensive performance from Steve Nash yet the Chicago Bulls still found a way to wallop them even with their All-Star point guard in street clothes. The Suns managed to score 30 more points than the Bulls were allowing […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Defense · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash

New Orleans Hornets 85, Phoenix Suns 84 — No go-to player

December 26th, 2011 · 32 Comments

PHOENIX — Eric Gordon showed the Phoenix Suns how badly they need a go-to player in New Orleans’ 85-84 victory over the Phoenix Suns tonight in US Airways Center. Gordon drilled a 20-foot jumper over the outstretched arms of Jared Dudley with four seconds left that ended up being the game winner after Markieff Morris […]

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Tags: Markieff Morris · New Orleans Hornets · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Preview: New Orleans Hornets (0-0) at Phoenix Suns (0-0)

December 26th, 2011 · 8 Comments

New Orleans Hornets 85, Phoenix Suns 84 The New Orleans Hornets could be battling this season just to keep their heads above water and out of the cellar in the Western Conference. But even after the Chris Paul trade rocked the roster from the year prior, the Hornets don’t think they should be counted out, and […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Marcin Gortat · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns Preview · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns’ sputtering offense causes preseason blowout loss to Denver

December 23rd, 2011 · 19 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns looked more like a team that began practicing together 12 days ago than a squad four days away from its season opener during their 110-85 preseason finale loss to the Denver Nuggets Thursday night in US Airways Center. Unfortunately for Phoenix, both statements are true and thus the Suns have […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Markieff Morris · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Healthy Robin Lopez poised for comeback season

December 22nd, 2011 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Last year at this time in the NBA calendar, the Phoenix Suns thought they had found their franchise center, even with Marcin Gortat still languishing in Orlando as Dwight Howard’s caddy. Robin Lopez, after all, had been a true difference maker in the second half of the season before suffering his back injury, […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez