Entries from August 2009

Steve Nash set to appear on HBO’s Entourage

August 12th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Although Steve Nash continues to put in endless hours of work on the court, he is constantly pursuing his dreams outside of basketball — video production and acting. Nash will elevate his acting game to a new level when he appears on HBO’s original series Entourage this Sunday night. Those who aren’t quite familiar with […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

The one redeeming stroke of good luck

August 11th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Suns followers often can’t help themselves from lamenting all the bad luck the team suffered during its run of greatness earlier in the decade. If you regularly read this site, you know you can count on me mentioning Joe Johnson’s orbital injury in 2005, Raja Bell’s hamstring collapsing in 2006 and the Amare/Boris ludicrous suspension […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Lute made Arizona Basketball a family

August 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: I promise this post has something to do with the Phoenix Suns …. kind of. But I couldn’t not write about Lute Olson’s retirement ceremony, right? Lute is the greatest basketball coach in Arizona history across every level of the sport (the Suns included) when you consider success and longevity. During his 24 […]

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Tags: Steve Kerr

The Suns will make the playoffs this season

August 8th, 2009 · 5 Comments

According to Jared Dudley, at least, and I happen to agree. Courtesy of @JaredDudley619: “people keep asking me how the suns will do this season.. if we stay healthy we will win 50+, we will make the playoffs this year..”

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Twitter

So much for Big Ben retiring

August 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

In the aftermath of Cleveland’s loss to Orlando in the East Finals, I suggested the Suns should trade Shaq to the Cavs because of the possibility that Ben Wallace would retire and immediately free up $14 million in cap space. Of course, the Suns ended up making that cap-friendly deal and will save a cool […]

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Tags: Ben Wallace · Detroit Pistons · Shaquille O'Neal · Trades

The Suns’ schedule by the numbers

August 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

With Tuesday’s release of the NBA schedule, we can all start officially looking forward to the 2009-10 NBA season. OK, who am I kidding, you didn’t need a schedule to do that, but at least now you can start circling all the must-see matchups that you can’t wait for. Schmitz did a nice job analyzing […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns News