| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Finally, an opportunity to exhale.
Thanks to Chris Bosh. Thanks to two-point defense that mattered (even as the opposing threes continued to torment). Thanks to an NBA schedule that this time was forgiving.
With Bosh scoring 34 points, and with the...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
NEW YORK -- The Phoenix mix-and-match backcourt of Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas combined for 57 points in the Suns' 99-90 win over the New York Knicks Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Bledsoe led the trio with 25 points and 10...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:41 PM
Blake Griffin dunked, and Dr. J clapped in admiration.
Griffin made a sweeping drive while being fouled, and Staples Center roared.
Griffin connected on a step-back three-pointer as time expired, and his teammates mobbed him on the court.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:59 PM
The Clippers' demise seemed fairly certain Monday night. Multiple times.
They trailed the Phoenix Suns by five points in the fourth quarter while missing one of their top scorers after the oddly swift ejection of Jamal Crawford.
Then they were down by...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Lakers competed against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, only to fall short in the final two minutes of a 116-107 loss at Staples Center.
The Suns had extended a 13-point lead with just more than 9 1/2 minutes left. The Lakers reeled off nine in a...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 10:46 PM
That elusive 10th victory is still out of the Lakers' reach. So is a reliable defense.
The small-ball Phoenix Suns stuck it to the home team with a never-quit offense and surprising tenacity on the boards in a 116-107 victory Sunday at Staples Center....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Jacque Vaughn knew Elfrid Payton felt ready to play Sunday night on the Orlando Magic's defensive possession after Payton first checked into the game.
As a Phoenix Suns player drove to the hoop, Payton, who is all of 6 feet 4,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:47 PM
BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns blew double-digit leads in both halves but still pulled out a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
The Suns (6-5 after ending a two-game losing streak) led by 13 points in the first half, lost the lead and...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers brought up Nik Vucevic's situation while raving about the Magic center.
"Vucevic is an All-Star. He's a terrific player," Rivers said. "He's probably the best player in the league nobody knows. I...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Somehow, the NBA schedule makers placed Derrick Rose in the Moda Center on Friday night, 364 days after he tore his right meniscus here, changing the direction of the Bulls' season but not the trajectory of Rose's downward trend.
That Rose watched the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
After losing rookie power forward Julius Randle to a broken leg in the season opener on Tuesday, the Lakers won't have long to lick their wounds.
On Wednesday, the Lakers visit the Phoenix Suns.
The Suns will play their first game of the year after...