Phoenix Suns: Signs of Life Don’t Mean Flaws Are Solved

January 13th, 2011 by Matt Petersen Leave a reply »
A gritty, overtime win over the New Jersey Nets should be considered just that: a gritty, overtime win over the New Jersey Nets.

In other words, if you're a Suns fan, don't be impressed, hopeful or optimistic that Phoenix has turned a corner.

Instead, accept the following facts:

Your team is good enough to barely beat the dregs of the league (as seen with the nail-biters over Cleveland and Jersey this week). There are still a lot of awkward issues with this team. Spacing

Of any five Suns on the floor, at least three are on a different page when it comes to spacing the floor.

Nash would weave in and out of the lane several times before realizing no one was putting himself in a position to receive the ball, leaving him to hoist up a shot with the clock winding down.



Nash said the following to the Arizona Republic following the Suns' debacle at Denver:

"We've got to go out there and have each of us demand more of ourselves and go out there and play hard and try to win even if it's not pretty."

Quotes like that have b ...

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