November Photo Gallery
October 31, 2012
Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 14 points and six rebounds but it wasn't enough as the Suns dropped a 101-97 decision in Toronto.
Shannon Brown is about to be fouled but no call was made and the missed shot kept the Suns from tying the game in the last seconds.
Sebastian Telfair scored eight points and Jermaine O'Neal scored six as the bench scored 36 of the Suns total points.
Goran Dragic scored 13 points and handed out five assists.
Michael Beasley scored 12 points and had six assists for the Suns.
Sebastian Telfair came off the bench for eight points.
Luis Scola was the leading scorer with just 11 points when the Suns were defeated in Detroit 117-77 on November 28.
Goran Dragic and Markieff Morris were the only other Suns in double figures with 10 each.
Marcin Gortat scored just six points as the starters totaled only 33 points against the Pistons.
Jermaine O'Neal led the Suns in rebounding with seven.
Shannon Brown had five points.
Michael Beasley had just two points.
Shannon Brown looked forward to playing the Cleveland Cavaliers on November 27.
Michael Beasley scored seven first quarter points and the Suns led by six after one period.
Marcin Gortat's defense helped the Suns hold the Cavaliers to 32 points in the first half.
Jermaine O'Neal was part of a 14 point run to end the third period and the Suns cruised to a 91-78 win. O'Neal had nine points, six rebounds, and two of the Suns eight blocked shots.
Goran Dragic led the Suns with 19 points, seven assists, and two steals, his tenth straight game with multiple steals.
Suns huddle during a timeout.
Shannon Brown finished with nine points for the game.
Shannon Brown guarded by Tyler Zeller, brother of Suns rookie Luke Zeller.
Coach Alvin Gentry post-game: "Anytime you can win a game on the road is big in this league."
Michael Beasley scored 21 points but the Suns fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 104-101 on the road on November 25.
Marcin Gortat added 18 points and seven rebounds.
Jermaine O'Neal scored 11 of the 40 points scored by the bench for the Suns.
Sebastian Telfair led the bench with 12 points.
Luis Scola enjoyed his best night off the bench with 10 points and seven rebounds.
Goran Dragic had 10 points and four assists for the Suns.
Markieff Morris enjoyed his second game in the starting lineup with 23 points and the Suns beat the visiting New Orleans Hornets 111-108 in overtime on November 23.
Morris is congratulated by Luis Scola and Igor Kokoskov after scoring four of the Suns eight points in overtime.
PJ Tucker scored 15 points and sealed the win with two free throws with 4.9 second remaining.
Goran Dragic had 20 points and eight assists for the game.
Jermaine O'Neal contributed 13 of the reserves 50 points. O'Neal also grabbed 11 rebounds.
Shannon Brown scored 10 points in his second start.
Michael Beasley scored just two points for the Suns.
Marcin Gortat had just six points in the win.
Coach Alvin Gentry made two changes to his starting lineup when the Suns entertained the Portland Trailblazers on November 21 at US Airways Center.
Shannon Brown made his first start of the season.
Shannon Brown responded immediately with eight first quarter points that helped the Suns to a 29-25 lead.
Markieff Morris also started and responded with 10 points by halftime and 19 for the game.
Marcin Gortat broke out of his slump with 16 first-half points and the Suns had a 13 point lead at the half on their way to a 114-87 win.
Jermaine O'Neal came off the bench to score 17 points and grab five rebounds.
Goran Dragic scored 15 points and passed for eight assists.
Michael Beasley scored just five points and three rebounds in the game.
Jared Dudley came off the bench for the first time this season and scored just four points.
Michael Beasley and the Suns took on the NBA defending champion Miami Heat at US Airways Center on November 17.
Markieff Morris led the Suns with 16 points and tied the game at 79 each with less than nine minutes left but the Heat took over and won 97-88.
Goran Dragic had 12 points, eight assists, and four steals in the game.
Shannon Brown came off the bench to score 14 points. The reserves scored 51 of the Suns 88 points in the game.
Marcin Gortat totaled four points and six rebounds for the game.
Beasley finished with 14 points and eight rebounds.
Jared Dudley scored just four points and had one rebound.
The Suns outrebounded the Heat but Miami shot 53% from the field for the win.
Coach Alvin Gentry saw the Suns fall behind by double digits for the ninth time in ten games when they met the Lakers in Los Angeles on November 16.
With the Lakers leading by 10, 50-40, midway through the second quarter, Jermaine O'Neal scored five of the next ten points for the Suns and the game was tied at 50.
Jared Dudley then scored five points to complete a 15-0 Phoenix run and give the Suns a 55-50 lead. Dudley finished the night with 11 points.
Goran Dragic led the Suns with 22 points and added seven assists but the Suns fell to the Lakers 114-102.
Michael Beasley scored 14 points and led the Suns with 9 assists.
Luis Scola scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Suns.
O'Neal finished the night with 12 points, five rebounds, and three blocked shots.
Marcin Gortat scored six points and also had eight rebounds in the game.
Shannon Brown scored seven points for the game.
Sebastian Telfair scored four points and had two assists off the bench for the Suns.
The Suns again dug a hole against the Chicago Bulls on November 14 and trailed by 16 points, but Sebastian Telfair hit three three-pointers in the final quarter and the Suns were back in the game
PJ Tucker picked up a loose ball and scored with 9.4 seconds left to tie the game at 100-100 and send the game to overtime.
Luis Scola led the Suns with 24 points and 14 rebounds but fouled out early in the overtime and the Suns fell 112-106.
Markieff Morris scored eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds before taking a nasty fall late in the game.
Military personnel were backstage to cheer the players as they come onto the court on Military Appreciation Night at US Airways Center.
Members of the military and both teams hold the flag during the National Anthem prior to the Suns playing the Denver Nuggets on November 12.
All branches of the service were honored in a pre-game ceremony.
The Suns dug themselves another big hole, trailing by 22 points late in the third period, but could only close to within five and lost at Utah 94-81 on November 10.
Michael Beasley scored seven points with three rebounds. Luis Scola scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds.
Beasley hit the bucket that brought the Suns within five points with 5:24 remaining but the Suns would get no closer.
Michael Beasley, Markieff Morris, and Jared Dudley wear patriotic headbands in a salute to the military on almost-Veteran's Day, November 9, when the Suns entertained the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Goran Dragic scored 26 points to help the Suns overcome a 26 point second quarter deficit and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-105.
Marcin Gortat leads the NBA in blocked shots but none was bigger than his fifth block of the game with 33 seconds remaining to preserve a 105-102 Suns advantage.
Coach Alvin Gentry implores his team to play defense during the first half of the Suns game at Charlotte on November 7.
Marcin Gortat responded by finishing with seven blocks to go with 23 points and 10 rebounds for the game.
Michael Beasley added three blocks.
The Suns prepare to take on the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat on November 5 in Mami.
Michael Beasley scored just seven points for the game and the Suns fell to the Heat 124-99.
Shannon Brown came off the bench to lead the Suns with 18 points including a three-pointer from mid-court to end the third period.
Luis Scola scored 11 points to help the Suns take a seven point lead at the end of one period when the Suns took on the Magic in Orlando on November 4.
The Suns blocked eight shots in the first half, three by Marcin Gortat, and took a 56-46 lead to the locker room.
Michael Beasley hit three three-pointers early in the second half but Orlando stormed back and took an 86-76 lead after three quarters.
Marcin Gortat scored eight of the first ten points when the Suns entertained the Detroit Pistons on November 2 at US Airways Center.
Luis Scola scored six points during a 12 point Phoenix run to end the half and give the Suns a 54-46 lead.
Shannon Brown scored ten of his 14 points in the fourth period to keep the Suns in the lead.
Rookie Kendall Marshall talks with collegiate coach Roy Williams and Alvin Gentry prior to the Suns home opener on October 31, 2012.
The Suns huddle outside their locker room in preparation of entering the court for the first game of the season.
Jared Dudley is introduced to the crowd as part of a pre-game ceremony.