Entries Tagged as 'Wesley Johnson'

Throwback Thursday: Suns sink Spurs behind Johnson’s regulation buzzer-beater

April 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Across the Internet, Thursdays have turned into Throwback Thursdays, where social media users and abusers post old pictures of themselves. ValleyoftheSuns has decided to jump into the Phoenix Suns’ past to remember some of the best, worst and weirdest moments in franchise history. Date: February 27, 2013 Place: AT&T Center, San Antonio Set-up: For this week’s Throwback Thursday, […]

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Tags: Jermaine O'Neal · Marcus Morris · Phoenix Suns · San Antonio Spurs · Wesley Johnson

Wesley Johnson is talented but still very raw

May 16th, 2013 · 25 Comments

The narrative of Wesley Johnson’s first, and possibly last, season in Phoenix perfectly mirrors the story of the Suns’ season as a whole. Johnson’s arrival this past summer, like that of so many of his teammates, was unexpected. The Suns put together a three-team trade that sent backup center Robin Lopez and and reserve forward […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Wesley Johnson

5-on-1, Part 4: Who should be a surprise return for the Suns?

May 4th, 2013 · 22 Comments

With the Suns’ season over and the offseason already in full swing as the team searches for a new general manager and a head coach, questions are aplenty. So instead of the traditional 5-on-5 to recap the season, we’re going to — like the Suns — start from scratch and work through five 5-on-1 sessions. […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Jermaine O'Neal · P.J. Tucker · Wesley Johnson

Minnesota Timberwolves 105, Phoenix Suns 93 — Turnover troubles

April 13th, 2013 · 38 Comments

The Suns have admitted they’re not a team with a lot of room for error. They didn’t play that way at Minnesota, attempting behind-the-back and no-look passes, proving that the Suns can indeed play loosely. Just not efficiently. Against one of the best defensive perimeters in the league (Ricky Rubio, Luke Ridnour and Andrei Kirilenko average […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Hamed Haddadi · Kendall Marshall · Luis Scola · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Wesley Johnson

Utah Jazz 103, Phoenix Suns 88 — Tanking tryouts

March 27th, 2013 · 41 Comments

Used to be that the Suns would frustrate their fans with inconsistency. Not a problem anymore. Phoenix is on a roll, one that has onlookers predicting (and lottery optimists hoping) loss after loss after loss. Wednesday’s 103-88 setback at Utah marked the Suns’ fourth loss in a row. It’s the sixth time this season Phoenix […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Kendall Marshall · Michael Beasley · Phoenix Suns Recap · Utah Jazz · Wesley Johnson

Preview: Toronto Raptors (23-38) at Phoenix Suns (21-39)

March 6th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ First glances can deceive, and tonight’s game is further proof of that. The respective records of Toronto and Phoenix indicate they’re in the same boat. Lottery-bound.  Going nowhere. A mess. A closer look at recent results, however, reveals they couldn’t be further apart. The Raptors have dropped five straight, […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jermaine O'Neal · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Toronto Raptors · Wesley Johnson