Found February 17, 2012 on
Notes: The Suns are getting defense out of one part of the rotation -- backup point guard -- no matter who coach Alvin Gentry plays, but they can't afford any offensive struggles at that spot.
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Over the past week, Grant Hill has been asked to do quite a bit, as he's had to guard Tyreke Evans, Monta Ellis and Joe Johnson. On all three occasions, the 39-year-old Suns forward rose to the occasion and shut down his man.
Things are about to get even tougher. After strong defensive outings, Hill is now tasked with trying to limit Kobe Bryant for two straight games as part...
The Phoenix Suns are a shadow of the frenetic scoring machine they were a few years ago. Maybe that makes the season Steve Nash is having all the more impressive.
Not surrounded by an abundance of talent, on a team that stood 12-18 going into Friday night's game against the Lakers in Los Angeles, Nash leads the league in assists at 10.7 and is the top shooter among guards at...
Ron Artest’s numbers from LA’s 111-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns: 2 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists on 1-4 from the floor with 3 steals, a block, and 2 turnovers. Honestly? For present-day Ron Artest, that’s not half bad. At least he created a few turnovers, blocked a shot, and refrained from attempting any three-pointers. Based on the box score, one would think...
It was only a week ago when Jeremy Lin's star was rising in New York and Steve Nash still had not seen the player he was hearing all about. Now, like everyone else, he is a fan of the player drawing some comparisons with Nash.
LOS ANGELES -- Whenever Kobe Bryant spots Phoenix coming up on the schedule, he makes it a point to tell anyone within earshot about how much he dislikes the Suns.
"Yeah, I definitely feel that way," the league's leading scorer said. "There's a lot of history between these two franchises and things have been said that I'll never forget."
Steve Nash knows he’s not playing for a contender. But, at 37 and still without a ring, Nash tells ESPN.com, that he’s not about to dip. For Nash, it’s always been about loyalty: “‘I’m not oblivious to [the chance of] playing on a contender,’ Nash said. ‘But at the same time, especially in the position I’m in right now, I feel a sense of loyalty to my team. To...
Suns extra: The Suns' two-time MVP says: "For me to give up on my team for the speculation that maybe I'll go to a contender is unrealistic."
The Suns can be good enough to lead Golden State on the road by 17, rally from 12 down to tie the game at Denver and lead a quality Atlanta team by 15 at home. But they are bad enough to blow those chances over the past three days in three losses.
8:30 p.m.: Paul Coro previews tonight's big game in Los Angeles. Can the Suns end their skid?
Kobe Bryant scored 18 of his 36 points in the third quarter, Andrew Bynum had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Phoenix Suns their fourth straight loss, 111-99 on Friday night.