Entries from June 2010

The past haunts the Suns on 2010 draft day

June 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

As it turns out, the Phoenix Suns’ past may have been more affected by this draft than their future will be. With just a pair of second-round picks to their name (46th and 60th overall), the Suns would be doing well if they get even an eventual fringe rotation player out of this draft. So […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Cleveland Cavaliers · Draft · New York Knicks · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns

Steve Nash to co-host ‘Showdown in Chinatown’

June 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

On the heels of a drama-packed, 91st-minute victory for the United States soccer team, Steve Nash will continue the soccer fun as he co-hosts the third annual Showdown in Chinatown charity soccer match at Sara D. Roosevelt Park in New York City tonight at 6. Nash spent the past few weeks in South Africa covering […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Suns granted permission to talk to Dennis Lindsey

June 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

It is looking more and more like San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Dennis Lindsey is the Phoenix Suns’ lead candidate for their GM vacancy. ESPN reported Tuesday that the Suns have been given permission to speak to Lindsey after Thursday’s draft about the possibility of succeeding Steve Kerr as GM. Lindsey, who has been […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robert Sarver · Steve Kerr

Who could slip to the Phoenix Suns in the second round?

June 21st, 2010 · 10 Comments

With the recent dismantling of the Phoenix Suns’ front office, there hasn’t been much time to focus on the draft, which is now less than 48 hours away. The Suns aren’t expected to add any cornerstones to the franchise with the 46th and 60th picks, but every year there is some talent that slips into […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

A new beginning for ValleyoftheSuns

June 21st, 2010 · 15 Comments

Welcome to ValleyoftheSuns 2.0. With 2009-10 now safely in the books and the Suns set to embark on what promises to be a wild offseason beginning with Thursday’s draft and next week’s start of free agency, now is the right time to unveil our redesigned web site. A Robin Lopez-sized thanks is in order to […]

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Alvin Gentry should feel disrespected by his lack of a new contract

June 20th, 2010 · 15 Comments

It was one thing to ask Steve Kerr to take a pay cut, but for Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver to pick up Alvin Gentry’s 2011-12 team option is a slap in the face to the man who orchestrated the chemistry-laden team that was two wins short of the NBA Finals. The 2009-10 Suns started […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robert Sarver