Entries Tagged as 'Terry Porter'

Porter to be fired?

February 13th, 2009 · 4 Comments

And we all thought this weekend would just be about good old-fashioned basketball and fun? Nope, Peter Vecsey of the New York Post stoked the Suns are going to fire Porter rumors by, well, writing in Friday’s column that the Suns will fire Porter, who would be replaced by general manager Steve Kerr. In a […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Kerr · Terry Porter

Cavaliers 109, Suns 92 – Turned over

February 11th, 2009 · 10 Comments

What a fitting way for Phoenix to enter the All-Star break. In Wednesday’s 109-92 defeat in Cleveland the Suns suffered their worst turnover game of the year – which is saying something – allowed an opposing stud guard to set a career high, started strong but then faded and ultimately got blown out in a […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Defense · Phoenix Suns Recap · Terry Porter · Turnovers

Bring back Iavaroni … as an assistant

January 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

NBA coaches are often benefactors or victims of their situations. Everybody knows Phil Jackson is a great coach, but would he have won nine NBA championships without Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant? In that same vein Marc Iavaroni wouldn’t possess a 33-90 career head coaching mark if he wasn’t in charge […]

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Tags: Marc Iavaroni · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Terry Porter

Bobcats 98, Suns 76 – Rock bottom?

January 24th, 2009 · 6 Comments

The Suns can only hope this is rock bottom, because I’m not sure how much further they can fall after being embarrassed in Charlotte of all places on Friday, 98-76. Yes, not Boston, Charlotte, a franchise that had previously never won a single game against Phoenix. The Suns trailed by as many as 25 in […]

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Tags: Boris Diaw · Charlotte Bobcats · Jason Richardson · Leandro Barbosa · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Recap · Raja Bell · Steve Nash · Terry Porter

Suns need to set Nash free

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments

When the rumors of a Shaq to the Suns trade first made the rounds last February, I posted on my buddy’s Facebook wall, “I GUARANTEE it doesn’t happen.” Shows how much I knew. But the reason I was so sure those crazy rumors were just rumors is because if there ever was a player who […]

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Tags: Mike D'Antoni · Offense · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Terry Porter

Suns 102, Trail Blazers 92 – A balanced effort

November 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Mission accomplished. Well, kind of. Generally the Suns won’t be happy to play .500 ball over any stretch of games, but doing so this week when hosting the Pistons, Lakers and Blazers and going to Utah has to be seen as an accomplishment of sorts after the Suns finished off Portland on Saturday, 102-92. Those […]

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Tags: Bench · Phoenix Suns Recap · Portland Trail Blazers · Rebounding · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Terry Porter · Turnovers