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dking97

  • joined Mar 03, 2010
  • last login Apr 16, 2014
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Been a Suns fan since the days of Kyle Macy and Walter Davis and the "scandal", enjoyed big ups (KJ/Chambers/Barkley/Nash) and downs (Googs/Starbury/SuperCool), ready for whatever comes next!

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One. Game. Out. The Valley storyline.

Over the past four months, all three major sports franchises in the Phoenix metro area have come up just one game short of the playoffs, an ignominious feat that no one wants to repeat.

Milestones

Many of the Phoenix Suns players set personal milestones in a year they might finish with the most wins by a non-playoff team in league history, since instituting a 16-team playoff format.

Suns lose game, playoff chances to Memphis

The Cinderella season is over. After pulling into 7th in the West just five days ago, the Suns lost three straight huge games and find themselves on the outside looking in at the playoffs. For the...

GameThread

Thread: Suns/Grizzlies, 7pm AZ Time, Fox Sports AZ

It might not be a good night for the Phoenix Suns. Not only are the Grizzlies a really bad matchup, the Suns players are still down from the weekend losses and Goran Dragic's still-painful ankle. H...

Preview: Down but not out

It may feel like the Suns are just playing out the string after tough losses in Texas over the weekend, but the Suns still have a chance to make the dance if they can beat the Grizzlies.

Thread: Root for Lakers!

I know this may feel like sacrilege, but the Phoenix Suns really, really, really need the Los Angeles Lakers to finish their home schedule with a win to give their fans a warm fuzzy for the...

Thread: Suns at Mavs for playoff lives

The Suns still have their playoff future in their own hands. But, they really need to win this game no matter what. Will Dragic play? Updates to come... UPDATE: Yup. Goran Dragic will start...

Preview: Let the play-in tourney begin!

Somehow, some way the NBA had the foresight to schedule a play-in tournament to win the last two playoff berths in the Western Conference. It starts tonight as the Phoenix Suns play the Dallas...

Suns are hotter than Dallas or Memphis

The Phoenix Suns are still picked to lose the battle for the playoffs vs. Memphis and Dallas, but a closer look at the numbers shows the Suns are the best of the three teams.

Frye nominated for annual Sportsmanship Award

After missing a year with an enlarged heart, Channing Frye is now being recognized for having an over-large heart on and off the court.

Dragic/Bledsoe channel ultra-competitive coach

Opposing coaches game plan to stop Dragic and Bledsoe from controlling the game, but very few have succeeded at that task. The combo of Bledsoe and Dragic have won 19 of their past 25 starts,...

Dragic could join Hornacek in 20/50/40 club

Goran Dragic is having a career year playing with coach Jeff Hornacek, who sees a lot of himself in Dragic as a player. Now, Dragic may join Hornacek in an exclusive scoring club that contains only...

Suns roll past Thunder to take 8th back!

A heavyweight battle. Playoff worthy. In fact, potentially a preview of the playoffs that will start in a couple of weeks. The Phoenix Suns beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, and now have won 2 of 3...

GameThread

Thread: Suns need to rock the Thunder

The Suns and Thunder have split their two games this season, one a low-scoring affair with Bledsoe and Dragic just figuring each other out, and one a barnburner where Gerald Green went off for 41...

Preview: Suns need lightning strike vs. Thunder

The Phoenix Suns are already in their playoffs, trying to keep pace in the midst of a grueling schedule. Tonight, they face the 2nd-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder while trying to rise from 9th in the...

To make playoffs, Suns need Tucker's toughness

On a team with the least playoff experience, by far, among of the Western Conference hopefuls, P.J. Tucker knows he has to bring his toughness and heart every night for the Suns to qualify for the...

Suns drop thriller to Clippers, 112-108

The Phoenix Suns just couldn't keep the lead, and the Los Angeles Clippers closed out a late win on the road against a Suns team desperate for the win. Chris Paul made the right plays at the right...

Three-Way Tiebreak Rules

Taking a look at the tie break rules to make the playoffs, given that the Phoenix Suns, Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks seems determined to finish with the same record.

Preview: Fighting for playoff lives

The Phoenix Suns are 5-0 this season coming off a 10+-point loss, and will need to stretch that to 6-0 in order to stay in playoff position with just 8 games left in the season.

Suns targeting little-known big man in Draft

When you make the playoffs, you don't get the high draft picks. Instead, you have to find your future stars in places that no one else is looking. The Phoenix Suns appear to be doing just that.

Doubts gone, only winning remains

They weren't supposed to be here. But the Phoenix Suns now have their destiny in their own hands, and the NBA had better be ready for the Suns big stage.

Suns, Dragic blast Knicks

Goran Dragic led off the night with 18 points in the first quarter, and the Phoenix Suns beat the New York Knicks by 24 points to strengthen their hold on the 8th seed.

GameThread

Thread: Suns at Knicks

The Knicks represent the last losing team the Suns will host in Phoenix this year.

Suns host Knicks in must-win game

The Phoenix Suns own the 8th spot in the West, but need to keep winning games to hold on. Hosting the New York Knicks represents the Suns best chance to win a game for the rest of the season. After...

Suns down Wizards, retake playoff position

The Slash Brothers led the Phoenix Suns back into playoff position with a big win over the Washington Wizards, winning their 3rd straight on the road, 5th straight overall and 7 of 8 since Eric...

Suns rise from ashes over and over again

Over and over again, the Phoenix Suns rise from the ashes to retake playoff position from more experienced teams as the season winds down. Today, the Suns are back into the 8th spot earlier than...

SunBlast: Mailbag on Bledsoe, Goodwin, Free Agency

You've got tons of questions about the Phoenix Suns and we are here to answer them! Today's mailbag covers questions on the Suns defense, Eric Bledsoe's return, Archie Goodwin's potential, Shavlik...

Suns squeak by with uninentional hack-a-Piston

The Phoenix Suns really needed a win, but couldn't put the Pistons away until the final minutes. The Suns missed open shots, but the Pistons outdid them by missing free throw after free throw.

GameThread

Thread: Suns host bad boy Pistons

Detroit has lost 11 straight on the road 12 of 15 since the All-Star Break 13 of 16 overall Bad boys indeed. Suns NEED this win.

Preview: Playoff hunt continues vs. Pistons

The Phoenix Suns sit a game-and-a-half out of a playoff spot with 14 games to go. In their next six games, starting tonight against the Detroit Pistons, the Suns will face 4 teams with losing...

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