Entries from June 2010

Stoudemire replacement options — second tier

June 19th, 2010 · 17 Comments

Replacing an All-Star forward is never an easy task, especially if that player has spent his entire career with the team and has come to mean a lot to the team’s fan base. More crucial than what Amare Stoudemire means to the Phoenix Suns’ fans (many are ready to let him walk) is what he […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Draft · Earl Clark · Free Agency · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Suns have options if Amare Stoudemire leaves

June 19th, 2010 · 39 Comments

For months now, Amare Stoudemire has put his chances of staying in Phoenix at “50-50.” We now know that he definitely won’t be picking up his player option for nearly $18 million dollars, will seek a maximum contract and has the Suns at the top of his list. Apparently the relationship Stoudemire has created with Suns […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Free Agency · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Possible candidates for Phoenix Suns GM

June 17th, 2010 · 9 Comments

The Phoenix Suns knew they would have to do some serious work in free agency this offseason to fill a potential void, but nobody expected it to be the general manager free agent market that they would be sifting through. The No. 1 goal this offseason was to find a replacement for, or bring back, […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robert Sarver · Steve Kerr

It seems like so long ago….

June 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

… when the Suns were still in battle mode, fighting their hardest for a chance to play for an NBA crown. Alas, they were eliminated by the now-world champion Los Angeles Lakers, and nothing has been the same since. Three weeks ago the Suns were the story of the NBA, a little engine that could […]

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Tags: David Griffin · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Playoffs · Robert Sarver

Phoenix Suns start search for front office stability with David Griffin out of the running, report says

June 17th, 2010 · 18 Comments

You almost have to wonder if Steve Kerr senses an iceberg straight ahead and wants to jump ship while he’s still looked upon as the genius who guided the Suns to a surprise Western Conference Finals appearance. Something happened between season’s end and Tuesday that led Kerr to prefer the life of a broadcaster and […]

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Tags: David Griffin · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Kerr

A look back at Steve Kerr’s tenure as Suns GM

June 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX – From Planet Orange villain to Phoenix Suns savior, Steve Kerr certainly got his moneys worth during his first gig as an NBA general manager, experiencing about as many highs and lows as humanly possible. “There’s been a lot of ups and downs,” Kerr said. “I should thank our fans for sticking by me after […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Kerr