Entries Tagged as 'Vince Carter'

Oklahoma City Thunder 116, Phoenix Suns 98 — Another late collapse

March 31st, 2011 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — Only the Phoenix Suns could have another blown fourth quarter overshadowed by an altercation between the officials and their two backup point guards in the final minute of a blowout. After the Suns once again played a solid first three quarters and then a horrendous fourth quarter to turn a close game into […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Marcin Gortat · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter · Zabian Dowdell

Marcin Gortat, Jared Dudley move into starting lineup

March 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have finally decided to shake up their starting lineup, moving Marcin Gortat and Jared Dudley into the starting unit in place of Robin Lopez and Vince Carter. Head coach Alvin Gentry said that Carter will now be the Suns’ sixth man. “We’ll see if that helps,” Gentry said. “It’s something […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez · Vince Carter

Los Angeles Lakers 139, Phoenix Suns 137 — More heartbreak in LA

March 23rd, 2011 · 23 Comments

There’s a reason they call this time of year March Madness. The Suns and Lakers played a game as wild as anything we saw in the NCAA Tournament this weekend, with the Lakers finally prevailing 139-137 in triple overtime of a contest neither team deserved to lose. In a game of twists and turns, this […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Grant Hill · Los Angeles Lakers · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Vince Carter

Phoenix Suns 113, Houston Rockets 110 — Hak to the rescue

March 9th, 2011 · 56 Comments

PHOENIX — Hakim Warrick came to Phoenix for a chance to revitalize his career next to Steve Nash for a playoff-caliber team craving a pick-and-roll player at the power forward spot. Warrick showed flashes of being that guy throughout the first month and a half of the season, but ever since the Suns imported Marcin […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Goran Dragic · Hakim Warrick · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter

Oklahoma City Thunder 122, Phoenix Suns 118 — Hard-fought loss

March 6th, 2011 · 16 Comments

The Phoenix Suns did nearly everything physically possible to leave Oklahoma City with their sixth victory in seven games on Sunday night. Vince Carter rose from the dead with 29 points, Phoenix drilled 14-of-31 three-point attempts, the bench combined for 60 points including 20 a piece from Mickael Pietrus and Marcin Gortat, and Grant Hill […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter

Phoenix Suns 110, Toronto Raptors 92 — The Vinsanity of old

February 26th, 2011 · 14 Comments

Vince Carter’s performance in the Suns’ 110-92 victory over the Raptors Friday night is the reason Toronto fans still shower him with boos every time he returns for a visit. Carter looked like the Raptors version of himself, particularly in his stellar 11-point, four-rebound, four-steal first quarter that buoyed the Suns to a 35-14 opening […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Toronto Raptors · Vince Carter