Entries Tagged as 'Three-Pointers'

Phoenix Suns 121, Los Angeles Lakers 116 — Live by the 3, die by the 3

November 14th, 2010 · 13 Comments

There aren’t many NBA teams that can get outrebounded 49-32, allow 68 points in the paint, surrender 20 offensive rebounds and come away victorious. But then again, there also aren’t many teams that can shoot the three ball like the Phoenix Suns. The Suns overcame their defensive and rebounding ineptitude by drilling the two-time defending champion […]

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Tags: Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers

Phoenix Suns drop first preseason game in Sacramento

October 5th, 2010 · 7 Comments

The worst thing one can do when evaluating a preseason game is to just glance at the final score. So “Kings 109, Suns 95” doesn’t do this one justice. The Kings played this one with largely regular season rotations, whereas the Suns played it like it was, well, the first game of the preseason. Playing […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Sacramento Kings · Three-Pointers

Five keys to the rest of the West Finals

May 27th, 2010 · 10 Comments

So we have a series. Contrary to popular thought entering last weekend, discussing a potential Suns-Magic Finals could end up being more than an avenue to taunt the way the rest of the nation seemingly was already gearing up for Lakers-Celtics. But reading through some local LA articles makes me think this series is something […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Bench · Defense · Grant Hill · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers

Leandro Barbosa’s tribute to his late mother

May 26th, 2010 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Long gone are the days of former Phoenix Suns three-point specialist Quentin Richardson pounding his headband with two fists and flashing three fingers to the crowd after knocking down a triple. But during Tuesday night’s Game 4 victory Leandro Barbosa reintroduced the three-point celebration to Planet Orange — only when LB crosses his […]

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Tags: Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns · Playoffs · Three-Pointers

Channing Frye: ‘There’s no confidence problems, no mental problems’

May 21st, 2010 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — Despite facing an 0-2 deficit, the Phoenix Suns haven’t been all that bad offensively against the Los Angeles Lakers through two games of the Western Conference Finals  – with the exception of Channing Frye that is. After watching the three-point specialist struggle through 1-of-13 shooting thus far, it’s hard to believe that he […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Playoffs · Three-Pointers

Kobe, Lakers scorch Suns in Game 1 blowout

May 18th, 2010 · 46 Comments

Entering the series, I was most concerned about how the Suns were going to match up against the Lakers’ length inside. While Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol certainly made their presence felt, an old foe was largely responsible for torching the Suns in Game 1: Kobe Bryant. As John Hollinger predicted, Kobe was the man […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Defense · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Playoffs · Robin Lopez · Three-Pointers