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Entries Tagged as 'Utah Jazz'
April 24th, 2012 · 8 Comments
April 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments
Utah Jazz 100, Phoenix Suns 88
PHOENIX — Throughout the Suns’ wild ride to the precipice of a playoff berth, head coach Alvin Gentry has insisted he does not believe in “must-win” games because what do you tell your team if you lose?
“So if it’s a must-win situation today and we lose, do we not go [...]
April 24th, 2012 · 9 Comments
While “controlling their own destiny” can most definitely be said for the Phoenix Suns, who could win their final two regular season games to make the playoffs, I cringe at using the phrase.
You know, because when the Suns (33-31) face the Jazz (34-30) in Salt Lake City at 7:30 MST tonight, Utah is in the [...]
April 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Nobody expected the Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz to be fighting for a playoff spot.
The Suns were supposed to be trending down behind an aging star and a crew of role players and the Jazz were supposed to be in their first official rebuilding year after trading star point guard Deron Williams last season.
Yet here [...]
April 4th, 2012 · 13 Comments
Ever since Amare Stoudemire left town, the Suns have lacked a go-to scorer, the kind of player teams rely on to get a bucket in crunch time when they need it most.
Well, apparently Steve Nash has added that responsibility to his already lengthy job description after drilling two go-ahead baskets in the final 14 seconds [...]
April 4th, 2012 · No Comments
Phoenix Suns 107, Utah Jazz 105
As much talk as the Phoenix Suns have spouted about making the playoffs, their words have done little to chisel themselves out of the 10th spot in the Western Conference rankings.
That’s not to say they haven’t improved and worked their way into position to do just that. Their intentions have [...]