Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > NBA Team Forums > Phoenix Suns Forum

Phoenix Suns Forum Phoenix Suns forum - Phoenix Suns message board

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-05-2008, 11:51 PM   #16
3stat2
Local High School Star
 
3stat2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,952
3stat2 is considered somewhat cool3stat2 is considered somewhat cool
Default Re: 2007-2008 Suns predicitons

Amare got in foul trouble a lot in November and most of December. I think one problem is he's often out of position, and when his man gets the ball, he tries to defend from that bad position - resulting in a foul. He's my favourite player but I think he needs to learn defensive positioning from someone like Duncan or Sheed.

Recently he's really stepped it up though. I think this quote from AZ Central sums it up:
http://www.azcentral.com/sports/suns...sunsnotes.html
Quote:
Early in the season, D'Antoni noted how often Stoudemire would tire and go into a stiff, stoic stance for periods, allowing opposing big men to post up deep and lure fouls.

The coaches have not seen that Stoudemire lately.

"It's not there anymore," Stoudemire said of the right knee stiffness he talked about in November after October's arthroscopy. "I feel healthy. I feel good from the start of the games. Even before I go into the locker room, I feel better than I normally did the first 15-20 games. It's a matter of working hard and staying in the weight room to get stronger."
3stat2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2008, 02:32 AM   #17
mojorizen7
Can barely lace up my sneakers
 
mojorizen7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 13
mojorizen7 has an OK reputation so far
Default Re: 2007-2008 Suns predicitons

56-26
Pacific division champs
Narrow escape in the first round against the Rockets 4-3
2nd round exit vs the Lakers 3-4
More excuses from D'Antoni and the SUNS brass that we need to get tougher and better defensively.
Another off-season spent getting better offensively while shaving payroll.
mojorizen7 is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:20 PM.




NBA Basketball Forum Key Links:
InsideHoops Home
NBA Rumors
Basketball Blog
NBA Daily Recaps
NBA Videos
Fantasy Basketball
NBA Mock Draft
NBA Free Agents
All-Star Weekend
---
High School Basketball
Streetball
---
InsideHoops Twitter
Search Our Site













Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy