Entries from June 2009

Free agency begins …

June 30th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Hedo Turkoglu, Ben Gordon, Ron Artest, Jason Kidd, Lamar Odom, Shawn Marion,  Allen Iverson, Rasheed Wallace, Andre Miller, etc. July 1 is here, and finally teams that have been penny pinching in hopes of grabbing a big name free agent this offseason can pounce.  Unfortunately, the Phoenix Suns are far from being one of those […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Matt Barnes · Steve Kerr · Trades

Suns Rumors: Should the Suns keep Amar’e?

June 30th, 2009 · 22 Comments

I have lobbied for an Amar’e trade on VotS several times before, as I assumed Amar’e would undoubtedly be gone after next season and the Suns should get some quality players in return while they can. Those two assumptions appear to be wrong, changing my stance on the talented big man.  Stoudemire’s agent has made […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Draft · Golden State Warriors · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash · Trades

The Shaq trade revisited

June 29th, 2009 · 5 Comments

When Steve Kerr traded Shawn Marion for Shaquille O’Neal, he bluntly proclaimed that history would either see him as a genius or a moron for making the deal. With a season and a half of hindsight, it doesn’t take much of a genius to see that Kerr is looking like one hell of a moron […]

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Tags: Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Kerr · Trades

Steve Nash is the king of charity soccer

June 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Steve Nash picked a hell of a time to host his second annual celebrity “Showdown in Chinatown” soccer game in New York City. In the hours following Nash’s Wednesday charity event, all the Suns did was trade Shaq, draft a future building block in Earl Clark and come awfully close and then possibly not to […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Steve Nash

Suns Rumors: The poker game begins

June 27th, 2009 · 12 Comments

Don’t believe anything coming from the Phoenix Suns or Golden State Warriors camp for the next week and a half because they might be telling the truth and they might be lying through their teeth. The only thing we know is this: Amare Stoudemire will not be traded to the Bay Area until July 8 […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Kerr · Trades

Suns draft day grades

June 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments

The talk in Phoenix this week has revolved around the Shaq trade and all the questions about a possible Amar’e trade to Golden State that may or may not happen at this point, but remember or not there was something called the NBA Draft Thursday night on top of all the Amare and Shaq fun. […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Draft · Earl Clark · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Kerr · Taylor Griffin