Entries from June 2010

Amare Stoudemire update: Phoenix Suns will make a final push to re-negotiate STAT’s contract on Tuesday

June 28th, 2010 · 15 Comments

The Phoenix Suns will make their final push to keep Amare Stoudemire in purple and orange Tuesday when head coach Alvin Gentry and owner Robert Sarver meet with STAT in Los Angeles to discuss his contract situation, according to Yahoo! Sports. Amare can opt out of the $17.7 million he is owed in 2010-11 as […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Free Agency · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robert Sarver

Dwayne Collins — What they are saying

June 27th, 2010 · 10 Comments

The last pick in the NBA Draft rarely holds value these days and is often deemed “Mr. Irrelevant,” but the Phoenix Suns’ Dwayne Collins has the potential to dismiss that notion. Standing at 6-foot-8 with a massive 7-foot-4 wingspan, the 60th pick in the 2010 Draft could play NBA minutes based on pure stature alone. […]

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Tags: Draft · Dwayne Collins · Phoenix Suns

Scottie Reynolds expected to play for the Phoenix Suns’ summer league team

June 27th, 2010 · 7 Comments

A little less than one year ago Villanova combo guard Scottie Reynolds was a projected first-round pick in the 2009 NBA Draft with a bright future ahead of him. But after returning for an All-American senior season, Reynolds is currently unemployed and is the first AP All-American to go undrafted since the 1976 NBA-ABA merger. […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Summer League

Amare Stoudemire Rumors: New York Knicks hope to meet with STAT

June 27th, 2010 · 9 Comments

According to an ESPN.com report by Chris Broussard, New York Knicks president Donnie Walsh and head coach Mike D’Antoni “hope to meet with Amare Stoudemire” in Los Angeles soon after the clock strikes midnight Thursday, which marks the official start of free agency, to sway him toward signing with the Knicks. STAT certainly isn’t the […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Free Agency · Mike D'Antoni · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors

Steve Nash talks World Cup, Horry, Amare on TBJ

June 26th, 2010 · 4 Comments

In this must-see interview, Steve Nash speaks with The Basketball Jones’ J.E. Skeets about his England World Cup allegiance, adding a little extra to the Robert Horry hit, draft memories, Steve Kerr, Amare and whether Skeets really does look that much like Nash.

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Gani Lawal — What they are saying

June 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

When the Phoenix Suns drafted Gani Lawal with the 46th overall pick in the second round they knew they were getting a big, physical, athletic power forward who can run the floor and rebound but has a limited offensive game. I scoured the Internet to get a sense of how the national media feels about […]

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Tags: Draft · Gani Lawal · Links · Phoenix Suns