Entries from April 2009

A smattering of Suns social media

April 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

So the one year the Suns miss the playoffs, the Spurs go in the tank early. And to think, it’s a year ending with an odd number, too. Sure, missing Manu killed them, but Dallas just played really well in that series. It’s kind of amazing that a team that Suns fans were expecting to […]

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Tags: Alando Tucker · Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Jason Richardson · Louis Amundson · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · Twitter

If only the Suns played in the East …….

April 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

If the following rant comes across as sour grapes to you, that’s probably because you’re right. If the Phoenix Suns weren’t the team getting the short end, I would be too busy worrying about their playoff run to really care (like last year, as short-lived as it was). But that doesn’t mean there isn’t some […]

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks · Detroit Pistons · Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Who will stay and who will go?

April 24th, 2009 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX – Ever since the Suns signed Steve Nash during the 2004 offseason, the team has essentially entered every summer trying to fill in the cracks to build around a core trio of players. Of course, Shaq replaced Shawn Marion in the core entering this past offseason, but even then the Suns were just trying […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Matt Barnes · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Kerr · Steve Nash

VotS.com Suns podcast – April 23

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

I’m joined by Ben York and Mark McLane from Fanster.com’s Deep Purple to discuss why the Suns didn’t reach the playoffs, the coaching situation and what we’d like to see the Suns do this offseason.

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Podcasts

Bringing back Gentry seems to be a no-brainer

April 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX – When rumors of a Terry Porter firing and ensuing Alvin Gentry promotion started making the rounds, I originally figured the Suns should just stick it out with Porter because how would Gentry be that much of an upgrade? Of course, I didn’t realize that Porter had lost this team to the point that just […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Terry Porter

Kerr, Suns set to embark on critical offseason

April 20th, 2009 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX – I’ll admit it, I was in denial about the 2008-09 Phoenix Suns. No matter how many times they lost to bad teams, no matter how many times they lost at home and no matter how often they didn’t look like the Phoenix Suns of recent vintage, I still believed they were the same […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Kerr · Steve Nash · Trades