Entries Tagged as 'Vince Carter'

Phoenix Suns practice report: Alvin Gentry likes Vince Carter as late-game shooter

January 4th, 2011 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Early Tuesday morning fellow Valley of the Suns contributor Mike Schmitz listed out his reasons for Phoenix’s lack of success in game-deciding scenarios. One point made was that the Suns still have no go-to guy down the stretch in a close game. Schmitz went on to say the newly acquired Vince Carter could/should […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns News · Vince Carter

Philadelphia 76ers 123, Phoenix Suns 110 – ‘It can’t get worse’

December 30th, 2010 · 24 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have played some awful defensive games over the years, but Wednesday’s 123-110 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers does not have many rivals in futility. This was a Sixers team that had not won a game all season when yielding at least 99 points (0-14), a team that averaged 87.3 points […]

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Tags: Defense · Marcin Gortat · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Vince Carter

Vince Carter to start in debut, Andre Iguodala inactive

December 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — The Vince Carter era is upon us, as Alvin Gentry announced an hour before game time that Carter will not only play tonight but also start. The Suns gave thought to getting him acclimated off the bench but ultimately decided against it. “He’s going to be a starter, so there’s no reason not […]

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Tags: Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Vince Carter

Phoenix Suns practice report: Vince Carter to make team debut against 76ers

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments

PHOENIX — 11 days after trading away its leading scorer in Jason Richardson, Phoenix is about to get back some of the departed offense. Hello, Vince Carter. Hampered by a nagging knee injury, Carter hasn’t played since Dec. 14 when he dropped 18 in Denver for the Magic. Fast forward more than two weeks and […]

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So what now? An extended look at the Phoenix Suns’ future

December 27th, 2010 · 21 Comments

By now we’re more than a week out from the blockbuster trade that changed our view of the Phoenix Suns, present and future. I analyzed some of the issues surrounding how this affects the Suns’ future in the immediate aftermath of the trade, but now there’s been enough time and space for a further examination. […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Future · Hedo Turkoglu · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Vince Carter

Dwyane Wade to miss Suns game tonight

December 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Miami Head guard Dwyane Wade will sit out tonight’s game against the Suns with a sore left knee. Former Sun James “Junior” Jones will start in his place, which clearly is a major victory for Phoenix although perhaps a letdown to some Suns fans who wanted to see The Big Three in action […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Miami Heat · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Vince Carter