Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009, 7:30 PM MDT
It's here! Finally, after a VERY long off-season the Phoenix Suns are back in live meaningful action. Tonight, as Coach Gentry said this week, they begin their quest for a 95-0 season!
And as Sun Tzu said, "A journey of a
thousand miles 82 wins begins with one step game."
Step 1. Beat LA!
(Which of course totally rings hollow when it's the Clippers we are talking about who hung tough in their opener against the real LA scoundrels, 99-92)
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Clippers vs. Phoenix - Game Preview - Clips Nation
Can the Clippers get a win at home?
Suns look for restart in familiar place
The Suns start this season right where the attempt to restart last season ended: Los Angeles.
New center ready to meet Clippers
Notes: The Suns' new center, Jarron Collins, is a quick learn; a Griffin reunion is canceled.
- Dunk Shots: The NBA is back: Kerr's apology tour begins
Basketball - NBA Wire News
Phoenix (0-0) at Los Angeles (0-1), 10:30 p.m. EDT After missing the playoffs for the first time in five seasons, the Phoenix Suns are prepared to run their way back to the postseason in 2009-10. The determined Suns look to open the season Wednesday night with a fifth straight victory over the visiting Los Angeles Clippers , who are trying to get by without injured No. 1 overall draft pick Blake Griffin.
‘I think we’re going to surprise everybody’| Valley of the Suns
The Phoenix Suns enter the 2009-10 season with lowered expectations, but the team feels optimistic that it will be able to surprise some people.
Los Angeles Clippers Roster
|Rasual Butler||45||F||5.23.79||205||6-7||La Salle|
|DeAndre Jordan||9||C||7.21.88||250||6-11||Texas A&M|
|Chris Kaman||35||C||4.28.82||265||7-0||Central Michigan|
|Craig Smith||5||F||11.10.83||250||6-7||Boston College|
|Al Thornton||12||F||12.7.83||220||6-8||Florida State|