Found January 23, 2012 on AZ Central:
6:30 p.m.: Paul Coro sets the stage for tonight's game in Dallas. Can Suns keep their momentum?

Suns' inconsistency preventing any quality

PHOENIX -- In an attempt to embrace this version of the Phoenix Suns, we're co-opting the spirit of an inspirational declaration once made by a guy who coached football around here. The Suns are what you were worried they might be. Well, most of the time. That's how things are perceived when a team is consistently inconsistent. Anyway, while passing the quarter pole of...

Mavericks F Nowitzki will miss four games for conditioning

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will miss the next four games in order to better his conditioning, according to the team.Nowitzki will engage in hard workouts for the next eight days, in order to get in better shape. His projected return is Jan. 29 when the Mavericks face the San Antonio Spurs. Dallas head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters he’d rather have Nowitzki on the...

Suns go for three in a row vs. injured Mavs

With 10-time All-Star Dirk Nowitzki sidelined for at least three more games, the Dallas Mavericks are counting on their supporting cast to continue to help fill his void. If their latest effort is any indication, the Mavericks should be able to manage just fine. Looking to extend its winning streak at American Airlines Center to seven, Dallas tries for a ninth consecutive home...

Suns won’t offer contract extension to Robin Lopez

Wednesday’s Jan. 25 deadline for the Suns to offer a contract extension to center Robin Lopez will come and go without any action by the team, according to a report from Fox Sports Arizona: “We reached out to (Lopez’s agent) Arn Tellem and let him know that we were willing to engage in discussions to…

Suns start hot, can't close out Raptors

PHOENIX (AP) -- Andrea Bargnani returned after missing six games with a left calf strain to score 27 of his 36 points in the second half, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating Phoenix 99-96 on Tuesday night, their first win over the Suns in eight years. The Raptors had lost 14 in a row to Phoenix, last beating the Suns on Feb. 10, 2004. It was tied...

Phoenix Suns' Robin Lopez might explore value on open market

Notes: The Suns have until Wednesday to come to a contract extension with Lopez or he becomes a restricted free agent on July 1.

Mavs recall Dominique Jones from D-League

The Mavericks have recalled guard Dominique Jones from the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.

Kidd said raffling Mavericks ring is “a great gesture" by Terry

Jason Terry plans to raffle off an authentic Dallas Mavericks championship ring, with proceeds benefiting his charitable foundation and youth basketball team.

Cuban admits he didn’t think Steve Nash would last this long

It worked out for Dallas — they let Steve Nash walk, breaking up a pairing with Dirk Nowitzki that created some of the best offenses the NBA has ever seen, but they still got their title last year. Which is probably why he was comfortable enough to admit that he made a mistake — he…

Marion sends short-handed Mavs past Suns

Shawn Marion scored a season-high 29 points and the short-handed Dallas Mavericks stretched their home winning streak to seven games with a 93-87 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.

Toronto Raptors (4-13) at Phoenix Suns (6-10), 9 p.m. (ET)

The Phoenix Suns have to be happy that the Toronto Raptors are on the docket next, as the two clubs clash tonight in the desert.
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