Entries Tagged as 'San Antonio Spurs'

Supernova Series: Dragic goes big, Spurs go home

August 19th, 2013 · 8 Comments

Most Suns fans, especially those who have followed the team closely at any time since the mid-nineties, have a special hatred for the San Antonio Spurs. This hatred is not unwarranted. In the 15 seasons from 1996 to 2010, the Spurs eliminated the Suns from the playoffs six different times. In that span, San Antonio […]

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Supernova Series: The single game of the ages

August 17th, 2013 · 6 Comments

With the unveiling of new Phoenix Suns uniforms came memories of the past. There have been big names involving franchise cornerstones Steve Nash and Charles Barkley, but role players like Bo Outlaw – remember that triple-double – have had their moments as well. In a mini-series we’ll call the Supernova Series, the Valley of the […]

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NBA Finals: The Spurs’ lessons learned from the Phoenix Suns

June 18th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Whether the San Antonio Spurs and their fan base consider the Phoenix Suns a rival or not matters little. Two of the Western Conference’s winningest franchises have quite the history because of sheer probability and the resulting volume of their clashes. The Suns’ success in this history hasn’t been a high point in the Valley […]

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Atlanta pregame: Soaking up the Suns’ win at San Antonio

March 1st, 2013 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — A month and a day had passed since the Phoenix Suns had been on a winning streak. With a 105-101 overtime win in San Antonio Wednesday against the Spurs, it’s back to business against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. But a number of good things happened for the Suns against San Antonio. Jermaine […]

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Phoenix Suns 105, San Antonio Spurs 101 (OT) — O’Neal takes over

February 27th, 2013 · 42 Comments

  When league experts pinpointed Jermaine O’Neal as on his way out following the Suns’ trade to acquire Marcus Morris, it made sense. O’Neal, after all, didn’t fit into what rebuilding Phoenix was attempting to do. Unlike most of the team, O’Neal isn’t young or even in his prime. He’s 34. He is banged up. […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jermaine O'Neal · Marcus Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · San Antonio Spurs

Preview: Phoenix Suns (19-39) at San Antonio Spurs (45-13)

February 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Time: 6:30 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Winning typically cures all in the NBA, except when you’re a team 20 games below .500 and forced to play the second game of a back-to-back on the road against the the league’s best team less than 24 hours after an overtime contest. Those are the circumstances facing Lindsey […]

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