November 2005 Gallery
January 1, 2005
The Suns were looking to win their fourth straight game when the Pacers came to town Wednesday night.
Phoenix came out firing against Indiana, jumping all over the Eastern Conference powerhouse early.
Even center Jemaine O' Neal was called upon to defend point guard Steve Nash. Not even the defensive stopper could slow down the MVP, however, as Nash led the Suns with 31 points, nine assists and eight rebounds.
Forward Shawn Marion chipped in with 21 points and 12 rebounds as Phoenix never looked back.
Center Kurt Thomas continued his strong play off the bench as Phoenix routed the Pacers 109-91.
The Nets came to Phoenix Friday night looking to snap Raja Bell and the Suns' winning streak.
Boris Diaw again came close to notching a triple-double contributing with 10 points, seven rebounds and nine assists.
Center Kurt Thomas enjoyed his best game yet as a Sun with an incredible 19 rebound performance.
New Jersey made a late run but Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns were able to hang on for a 92-81 victory.
Yao Ming could only watch as Boris Diaw turned in yet another fine performance for the Suns scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 boards.
Steve Nash had yet another double-double for the Suns dishing out 14 assists while scoring 15 points.
Suns forward Shawn Marion grabbed 10 rebounds for Phoenix as the Suns pulled away for the 100-88 victory Wednesday night in Houston.
Suns guard Steve Nash was huge down the stretch. The reigning MVP was a big reason why the Suns were able to pull away with the 90-82 victory.
When Toronto came to town Tuesday night, Suns forward Shawn Marion was ready. The Matrix scored a game high 28 points while pulling down 18 rebounds.
While fans were pleased with the victory, the best news of the night may have come in seeing All-Star Amar
Teammates for France over the summer, Boris Diaw and San Antonio's Tony Parker have kept in contact throughout the NBA season.
The MCL injury to Leandro Barbosa means somebody will need to step up big in his absence.
The play of Shawn Marion was a key reason the Suns were able to remain competitve down the stretch.
San Antonio made some clutch free throws late in the contest allowing them to pull away from Phoenix 97-91 Saturday night.
Leandro Barbosa continued his consistent play scoring 18 points against the Jazz.
Shawn Marion's above the rim play continued against the Jazz Friday night. That style a key reason he has led the Suns in rebounding every game so far this season.
Eddie House was without a doubt the story of the night for the Suns scoring a game high 31 points.
(Barry Gossage/ NBAE Photos)
After a brief break in the schedule, Shawn Marion and the Suns returned to America West Arena for a matchup against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Marion continued his great play on the court, scoring a team high 23 points while grabbing 11 boards. He has been among the league leaders in both statistical categories so far this season.
Boris Diaw continued his great all around play contributing eight points, seven rebounds and seven assists off the bench.
Despite another strong game from Steve Nash, the Suns fell short to the Grizzlies Wednesday night 115-103.
When Golden State made their way to Phoenix for Satuday night's game, Steve Nash and the Suns were ready.
Kurt Thomas continued to play well under the boards grabbing eight rebounds for the Suns.
Nash continued his strong play with another double double scoring 18 points while dishing 10 assists.
Serving as a starter, Leandro Barbosa was a large reason for the Suns 101-86 victory.
Boris Diaw was a big part of the Suns early lead on the 4-0 Pistons.
Forward Shawn Marion enjoyed yet another double double finishing the contest with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Leandro Barbosa continued his incredibly strong play off the bench for Phoenix scoring a team high 21 points.
As it has been for every other team in the league thus far, Detroit's defense was too strong down the stretch and allowed them to pull away with the 111-104 victory.
New acquisition Boris Diaw has been a pleasant surprise for fans and nearly notched a triple double in just his second home game as a Sun.
James Jones has continued growing more and more comfortable shooting from behind the arc in a Suns uniform.
Leandro Barbosa has shown he can fill any necessary role early on this season. When he's not grabbing eight rebounds against the Mavericks, he's scoring a season high 23 against the Kings.
The Suns Dancers entertain the Phoenix crowd during what was yet another tight game at America West Arena.
Diaw has shown although comfortable running the offense, he still isn't afraid to bang with the big boys down low. Despite his effort, however, the Suns still fell short to the Kings 118-117.
Suns guard Steve Nash arrives to the arena in style.
Despite the tough defense exhibited by the Jazz, Suns guard Steve Nash was still able to record a double double with 14 points and 11 assists.
Thanks to the strong play of Boris Diaw, who scored 14 off the bench, the Suns were able to maintain their lead over the Jazz for the remainder of the contest.
As they have been all season long, the bench provided a spark to the Suns offense as they defeated the Jazz 97-88 in the Delta Center.
The Phoenix Suns hit the road Thursday night, playing their first away game of the season in Los Angeles.
Suns forward Shawn Marion lived life above the rim in the Thursday night victory, at times making the contest look like his own personal dunk competition.
Steve Nash dished out 17 assists in the contest, a statistic reminiscent of his MVP campaign last season.
Kurt Thomas enjoyed his best game as a Sun scoring 14 points while grabbing nine boards.
The Suns made sure Kobe Bryant worked hard for everything he got, shutting down he and the Lakers in the game's closing moments.
Reigning MVP Steve Nash says hello to sitcom MVP George Lopez.
Thomas looks to be an interior presence in Los Angeles.
When not frustrating Kobe on the defensive end of the court, Raja Bell was contributing on the offensive end scoring 14 points to go with his seven boards.
Everybody contributed to the Suns 122-112 victory including Eddie House who scored 10 points in the contest.
Steve Nash drives to the hoop against his former teammates during the Home Depot Home Opener at America West Arena on Nov. 1. Nash scored a game high 30 points in the contest aired nationally on TNT.
New acquisition James Jones showed early why the Suns are now a much improved defensive team. Jones finished the contest with two steals to go along with his 13 points.
Leandro Barbosa proved to be a spark off the bench for Phoenix, grabbing eight rebounds in the season debut.
Michelle Williams performs for the crowd at America West Arena.
Coach Mike D'Antoni was forced to make numerous substitutions throughout the opening night marathon as players eventually found themselves in foul trouble.
Kurt Thomas scored seven points in 22 minutes in his Suns debut.
The Suns Dancers continued to keep the crowd hyped even as the double overtime affair surpassed the midnight hour.
Nash's final three point attempt would have sent the game into a third overtime but came up short as the Suns fell to Dallas 111-108.