Posts Tagged ‘Phoenix Suns’

An Easter Special – Barkley’s 56-point game

These last few weeks of the NBA regular season have been a bit of a snore fest, so last night I went in search of some classics and this is what I found – Game 3 of the 1994 first round playoff series between the Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors. It’s a belter. Charles […]

Sunday Six Pack: Patty’s PB, Record Ray and the Amare Show

ONE: For the first time in a while, I’m going to start the Aussie Roundup with someone other than Bogut. The biggest NBA-related Australian news of late has been the play of Patty Mills. Patty hit his career high (14 points) a week ago against Houston in what was his best NBA game to date […]

Sunday Six Pack: Beastly Bogut, Confusing Trades and Lessons in Losing

So its been a little while between updates lately. My bad. Some overseas travel and my annual Golf Trip are the main culprits. But I’m back home and geared up for some serious ILP watching and blogging over the Christmas break, so I promise I’ll make up for it. ONE: Our little blogging drought lately […]

2010-11 NBA Preview – Sleepers, Creepers and Grenades

Greetings, gentlemen and ladyboys. Today I come to you not from the glitz and glamour of South Beach, the sunshine and G-strings of the Gold Coast or even from amongst the skanky delights of my home city’s own Kings Cross. Instead, I come to you from my family’s apartment, right under the Sydney Airport flight […]


Known to many simply as the “Frustrated Suns Fan”, Chucko was first introduced to NBAMate readers back in early 2008 and since then has been perpetually frustrated with his team. Don’t let that fool you though – he loves his Suns. To the point where its bad for his health. What a joyous time it […]

The Offseason Trade Chronicles, Part 2: The Hedo/Childress Trades

In the second part of our Offseason Trade Chronicles (check Part I while you’re at it), me and my bro Fish took the time to analyse the moves made by the Phoenix Suns in the off-season. Once Amare Stoudemire announced his intention to sign with the Knicks, Phoenix worked out a token sign and trade […]

We saw this coming

AP Photo/Winslow Townson A week ago J.O wrote his piece on the potential Celtics vs Lakers Finals match up, which at the time felt like a perfectly reasonable idea. A few days later it seemed a little premature, with Orlando winning a couple of games and the Suns leveling the series at 2-2.  Now, thanks […]

The only Playoff Preview you’ll need – Part I

They’re finally here. The 2010 NBA Playoffs. The second season. The reason we play 82. On the eve of Day 1 of the playoffs, Ant and Rob break down each series the old-fashioned way, position-by-position, as well as telling you what really matters. You know, like what beer to drink, who you should be rooting […]

Sunday Six Pack: A Magic title, the legacy of Chauncey, and Mr Amundson

ONE: As an Aussie NBA blog, you’d be forgiven lately for thinking Bogut is the only Australian playing in the league at the moment. And you wouldn’t be far from the truth. The three players who make up the remainder of the Aussie NBA Quartet have all gone through rough patches and struggled to get […]

Sunday Six Pack: Suns go to #1, Kobe goes inside, AI goes home

ONE: Pop Quiz: Who is THE in-form center in the league at the moment? If you answered Dwight Howard, you’d be incorrect. The correct answer is actually Chris Kaman. But who is the second most in-form center at the moment? That would probably be Andrew Bogut. Since looking very rusty in his first two games, […]