Entries from August 2009

Some fun links from Planet Orange

August 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Not much news of substance today, but lots of news without substance, starting with the artist known as J-Rich: J-Rich the DJ — You may have seen @JaredDudley619 joking around with @JRich23 on Twitter this summer about having the aforementioned J-Rich DJ Dudley’s next party. Now we know why. What do you guys think, does […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jason Richardson · Robin Lopez

Suns fill out coaching staff with Shumate

August 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

When the Diamondbacks fired a proven manager in Bob Melvin and replaced him with their scouting director in A.J. Hinch, many eyebrows were raised. But the premise behind the move was that the D-backs wanted a manager who knew their young players better than anyone and thus in theory at least would be the man […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns News

Your vote counts in selecting Suns cheerleaders

August 24th, 2009 · No Comments

There aren’t many things in this world better than Suns cheerleaders. But one of them happens to be getting an opportunity to vote for the Suns cheerleading squad AND getting a chance to win a pair of courtside tickets for your trouble. The voting on Suns.com ends Monday evening, so if you’re going to do […]

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Tags: Fans · Phoenix Suns Dancers

Calling all international Suns fans

August 23rd, 2009 · 11 Comments

Do you root for the Suns but live in another country? I want to hear from you! Next week ValleyoftheSuns.com will be posting an article on what it is like to cheer on the Suns when you don’t even live in this country. How did you become a fan? How do you follow them? Are […]

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Tags: Fans

Are they really my second favorite team?

August 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Last week, the powers at TrueHoop asked every member of the TrueHoop Network to write a brief blurb about our second favorite NBA team. Our editors got an enormous response, the highlights of which are featured in a TrueHoop post. If you would have asked me a few years ago, the team I picked might […]

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Tags: New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash · TrueHoop Network

The Suns hit the airwaves

August 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

It’s still the middle of August, but the Phoenix Suns’ pick-and-roll combo made the national media rounds the past few days. Steve Nash highlighted the week with an appearance on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” on Thursday night in prime time. No, a few thousand bucks won’t do anything for Nash, so instead he […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash