Entries Tagged as 'Toronto Raptors'

Toronto Raptors 101, Phoenix Suns 97 — Getting back in the fight

November 30th, 2012 · 42 Comments

After an abysmal loss to the Pistons Wednesday night that left everyone wondering how the team would respond, the Phoenix Suns fought to the bitter end tonight in Toronto. Though they fell 101-97 to the Raptors, Suns fans can breathe a sigh of relief that the 40-point shellacking Phoenix received earlier this week seems to […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (7-9) at Toronto Raptors (3-13)

November 30th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Toronto Raptors 101, Phoenix Suns 97 If Wednesday’s loss to Detroit was any indication, the Phoenix Suns have reached their first critical turning point this season. When in the past they’d rely upon the typical code of a young team — “improvement,” “learning to play with one another” and “building” all part of the lingo […]

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Steve Nash receives three-year offer from Raptors, Suns chasing many free agents, including Eric Gordon

July 1st, 2012 · 56 Comments

By their actions thus far on the first day of free agency, the Phoenix Suns seem intent on using their cap space to reload with young talent — but they have yet to shut the door on a certain two-time MVP either. With around $25 million of cap space (not including cap holds or amnesty […]

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Toronto Raptors 99, Phoenix Suns 96 — Road trip hangover

January 25th, 2012 · 49 Comments

PHOENIX — Much has changed about the Phoenix Suns since Steve Nash signed as a free agent before the 2004-05 season yet one constant had remained: the Suns always beat the Toronto Raptors. Not anymore. The Suns’ longest active winning streak over a single opponent was snapped Tuesday night in Toronto’s 99-96 victory after the […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash · Toronto Raptors

Preview: Toronto Raptors (4-13) at Phoenix Suns (6-10)

January 24th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Toronto Raptors 99, Phoenix Suns 96 Against the Phoenix Suns, the Toronto Raptors should apparently be concerned that they’re averaging 19.3 points in the first quarter through 17 games this season. That’s funny. Why is it funny if the Raptors (4-13) are 29th in the league in scoring and winless in the last 15 games […]

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Phoenix Suns 114, Toronto Raptors 106 –- ‘Total team effort’

March 24th, 2011 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — In Mathletics, former Mavericks stats guru Wayne Winston found that playing on the second game of a back-to-back makes an NBA team play two points worse than average. If only Winston could come up with a formula that would determine how much worse a team would be expected to play when its best […]

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