Entries from July 2009

Amare tweets, the fans respond

July 31st, 2009 · 9 Comments

A couple days ago Amare Stoudemire AKA @amareisreal AKA “Sun Tzu” tweeted, “If I stay with the Phoenix Suns, will I ever win Chmpionship? What do you think world. Suns fan be true to me. Don’t be biased!! Real Talk!” So the fans responded. Here’s the best of the @replies Amare got from his peeps […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jared Dudley · Twitter

Odom re-signing = bad news for everyone (but LA)

July 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment

From the why did it take so long department, the Lakers re-signed Lamar Odom to a deal that keeps Los Angeles the class of the West as well as the favorites to repeat next season. This is very bad news for every halfway decent team in the West as well as the contenders in the […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers

A bit of this and that, Suns style

July 30th, 2009 · 7 Comments

We all lament Grant Hill’s advanced age, but when you watch him on the floor you’d never know he’ll be turning 37 years old before the 2009-10 season starts. Maybe that’s because of all the years his legs weren’t taking a beating while he fought through his myriad injuries. TrueHoop posted an interesting list of […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Grant Hill · Steve Kerr · Steve Nash · Twitter

The Dallas Suns?

July 29th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Back in the days before Mark Cuban when the Dallas Mavericks were striving to emerge from mediocrity, they wanted to become more like the Phoenix Suns. So they traded for a Suns point guard (Steve Nash) and Suns shooting guard (Michael Finley), then added a German at the forward spot (Dirk), and wouldn’t you know […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Steve Nash

Nash finalizes deal, deferred money and all

July 28th, 2009 · 8 Comments

For the past week, Steve Nash’s two-year, $22 million extension has been all but official. Now you can take the “all but” out of the equation after Nash officially inked the deal on Monday that will likely allow him to retire in Phoenix. Before we talk about some of the things MVSteve said in a […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

It’s only Summer League, but …

July 25th, 2009 · 6 Comments

As has been previously discussed, Summer League went OK for the Suns, although the guys they hope to be contributors next year struggled with inconsistency even against the dreck they were competing against. Earl Clark showed some flashes, showed some mental lapses and overall put up a pretty mediocre 11.3 and 7.0 considering his competition. […]

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Tags: Draft · Earl Clark · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Summer League