Entries Tagged as 'Three-Pointers'

Lamar Odom: The ultimate game changer

May 17th, 2010 · 24 Comments

There’s no question that Kobe Bryant kept the Phoenix Suns teetering backward and finally delivered the knockout punch with 26 second-half points (40 total) in tonight’s Western Conference Finals series opener. But although Kobe had a special night offensively, no Los Angeles Laker changed the complexion of the game more than Lamar Odom. The Suns […]

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Tags: Bench · Channing Frye · Defense · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Rebounding · Three-Pointers

Opponent Analysis: The Los Angeles Lakers

May 15th, 2010 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Kobe Bryant, two seven-foot starters, arguably the league’s best coach (unless you ask Steve Nash), the triangle offense and one of the most versatile players in the NBA coming off the bench. It is no secret why the Los Angeles Lakers are the reigning champs. “It’s a huge, huge task for us to […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Rebounding · Three-Pointers

Channing Frye: The hidden X-factor?

May 14th, 2010 · 12 Comments

In a series headlined by Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns center Channing Frye would appear to be just another face in the crowd. But somewhere hidden in all of the big names and star power Frye holds the key to a successful series for the Suns. With so much talk about […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Channing Frye · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Three-Pointers

Suns 116, Rockets 106 — Bombs away

April 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — With the Suns trailing by two with three minutes left and the squads trading buckets left and right, Phoenix’s Sunday night game against the Houston Rockets seemed destined to go down to the final buzzer. Then Steve Nash nailed a three. And then Channing Frye. And Jason Richardson. And Frye again. Combined with […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Playoffs · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers

Suns 116, Nets 105 — Third quarter brilliance

April 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments

The wins are coming so easily for the Phoenix Suns these days that the only surprise in their 116-105 win over the feisty New Jersey Nets was that the margin of victory wasn’t more. The Nets outplayed a sometimes sluggish Suns team for three of the four quarters, but a dominant third quarter in which […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers

Suns 111, Bulls 105 — Suns top Bulls, clinch

March 30th, 2010 · 9 Comments

It took some bumps, some hiccups and some all-out effort, but the Suns finally found a way to beat the pesky Chicago Bulls and clinch a spot in the playoffs. Having lost three straight to the Bulls, the Suns got an important win, 111-105, beating Chicago from deep and extending their season-high win streak to […]

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Tags: Chicago Bulls · Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Three-Pointers