Entries Tagged as 'Rotation'

Phoenix Suns 86, Memphis Grizzlies 84 — Bouncing back

January 29th, 2012 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX — Every time the Suns’ season seems to be careening toward a “wait til next year” cliff, they pull off a resounding victory over a likely playoff team. After an uninspiring 2-4 start they whacked the Blazers. Then after five losses in a row they upset the Knicks and Celtics on the road. Now […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rotation · Steve Nash

Dallas Mavericks 91, Phoenix Suns 83 — White flag raised

March 28th, 2011 · 18 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have been fighting an uphill battle since the season tipped off, trying to integrate a constant flow of new players while battling to create separation from a .500 mark that has never escaped them. After the Suns’ 91-83 loss to the Dallas Mavericks even the Suns players were resigned to […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rotation · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 95, Utah Jazz 83 — Second half stinginess

February 12th, 2011 · 27 Comments

The Phoenix Suns played a terrible first half and shot just 40 percent from the field and half as well on threes on the second game of a back-to-back against an emotional Utah team playing without Jerry Sloan as their head coach for the first time since the late ’80s. That certainly would have been […]

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Tags: Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rotation · Utah Jazz

Denver Nuggets 132, Phoenix Suns 98 — Below rock bottom

January 12th, 2011 · 34 Comments

Marcin Gortat did not believe it could get worse than the Sixers loss before the worst team in basketball came from 12 down with six minutes left to beat the Suns. After an encouraging loss to the Lakers, the thrashing at the hands of the Knicks represented another low point and then a squeaker against […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rotation

Preview: Detroit Pistons (11-21) at Phoenix Suns (13-17)

December 31st, 2010 · 6 Comments

Phoenix Suns 92, Detroit Pistons 75 PHOENIX — Marcin Gortat punctuated one of his poignant quotes after Wednesday’s defensive shellacking at the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers by remarking that things can’t get any worse. We will find out if they actually can when the Suns take on the woeful Detroit Pistons Friday night to […]

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Tags: Defense · Detroit Pistons · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Rotation

Robin Lopez: The Suns’ X-factor

May 25th, 2010 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — Last night when I wrote my piece on Robin Lopez, I joked about how the Suns thought they’d be in trouble if they relied on Robin Lopez to be their savior. Well, after taking a look at Wayne Winston’s numbers, that isn’t so far from the truth. Amare had his 42 points, sure, […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Robin Lopez · Rotation