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D’Antoni: ‘You start messing with the basketball gods, they will get you.’

D’Antoni: ‘You start messing with the basketball gods, they will get you.’

Mike D’Antoni is not a happy man.  And, even more so, he is not at all happy with how his so-called team of super pros regard their championship hopes this season. In a press conference for the ages last night, D’Antoni offered up some honest revelations on his teams’ seemingly misguided thoughts on contention after they blew a comfortable 18-point lead in the second half against none other than John Wall and the lowly Wizards at … Read entire article »

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NBA Fantasy Minute: Gortat’s blistering start

NBA Fantasy Minute: Gortat’s blistering start

So the big news in Suns’ country this past offseason was Steve Nash moving on to La La Land.   But that was the offseason….a time that strangely feels like centuries ago now with Nash already banged up and the Suns getting, dare I say, Dwight Howard type numbers from their big man in the middle, the “Polish Hammer”, Marcin Gortat. Gortat has been red-hot out of the gates in 2012.  His first five contests have … Read entire article »

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Suns not making wide-open spot up shots

Suns not making wide-open spot up shots

The Phoenix Suns have gotten off to a pretty abysmal start to this 2011-12 NBA season and their lack of early success may, surprisingly, almost hinge entirely on their inability to make wide-open spot up shots. Coming into their early Monday afternoon affair with the Golden State Warriors, the usually ultra-efficient perimeter shooting Suns are knocking down just 40.3% of their attempts from the field and only 25.9% of their shots from three-point distance – early … Read entire article »

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Suns get defensive in second half, Blaze past Sloan-less Jazz 95-83

Suns get defensive in second half, Blaze past Sloan-less Jazz 95-83

Steve Nash and friends were not the least bit in the mood for nostalgia Friday night.  With a tenuous and unsettled Energy Solutions crowd on hand, the visiting Phoenix Suns gave the shook Jazz and their fans a half to get all the angst and built up emotions over the last 48 hours out of their system, but after that it was winning time. Nash led the suddenly surging Suns with 18 points and 10 assists, … Read entire article »

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