Entries from February 2010

The Amare Stoudemire trade rumors podcast

February 16th, 2010 · No Comments

On this edition of the ValleyoftheSuns podcast we debate — what else — Amare Stoudemire trade rumors. Mike Schmitz, Tyler Lockman and I break down all the scenarios and discuss what we think the Suns should do before the deadline.

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Podcasts · Phoenix Suns Rumors

Preview: Suns (31-22) at Grizzlies (26-25)

February 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Suns 109, Grizzlies 95 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have played just one game in the previous 10 days — and a stinker against Portland at that — so they better have rested up with a schedule that features six games in the next nine days coming up on the horizon right after the All-Star […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Memphis Grizzlies · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Rebounding · Three-Pointers

Can the Suns afford not to trade Amare at this point?

February 15th, 2010 · 23 Comments

As the Amare Stoudemire trade rumor derby approaches the final turn, there’s no telling what might happen. Some sources would lead you to believe that the Cleveland Cavaliers are the frontrunner. Others would tell you that the Miami Heat are making a strong late push. Then there’s the long-held belief that the Suns desire Andre […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Miami Heat · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors

Phoenix Suns midseason player grades

February 15th, 2010 · 9 Comments

We all know where the Phoenix Suns stand at the All-Star break — seventh place in the Western Conference at 31-22 — but how has each individual Sun fared through the first 53 games of the season? Here are some midseason report cards for each and every Phoenix Sun: Steve Nash: A The only reason the most […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

All-Star 2010: Amare Stoudemire hears more rumors, Steve Nash drops more dimes

February 14th, 2010 · 7 Comments

It’s really something that when you look at the starting rosters for the West and East All-Stars you find eight untouchable forever franchise players, a ninth in Joe Johnson whom the Hawks would love to keep this offseason and then a guy who could be about to be dealt for J.J. Hickson. We all know […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash

More Amare to Cleveland rumors on All-Star Day

February 14th, 2010 · 17 Comments

The Phoenix Suns are the only NBA team to boast a pair of starters in tonight’s All-Star Game, and my how different has this week been for the two of them? While Steve Nash has been running the Olympic torch, lighting the Olympic cauldron and winning the Skills Challenge at the age of 36 (rumors unconfirmed […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash