Entries from July 2010

Robert Sarver’s plan puts specialists in positions of strength

July 21st, 2010 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Robert Sarver has often been chided for trying to run the Phoenix Suns like he runs his banks. By hiring longtime player agent Lon Babby to head a revamped basketball operations department, Sarver is putting his business philosophies to the ultimate test. Sarver believes in the banking world that there are hunters and […]

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Tags: Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robert Sarver

Lon Babby introductory press conference video

July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Watch the Lon Babby introductory press conference in it’s entirety below. Owner Robert Sarver and head coach Alvin Gentry also answer questions.

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robert Sarver · Videos

Robin Lopez to sit out World Championships

July 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Phoenix Suns center Robin Lopez, who was added to the Team USA program just last week, has decided to miss the World Championships to continue rehabbing the bulging disk in his lower back. Lopez of course missed about seven weeks because of his ailing back before returning for the Western Conference Finals against the Los […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez · World Championship

Hornets lure Spurs exec Demps; Suns still without GM

July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

On the same day they introduced Lon Babby as their new president of basketball operations, the Phoenix Suns lost out on the services of San Antonio executive Dell Demps for their vacant general manager post. According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, the New Orleans Hornets have agreed to bring on the Spurs vice […]

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Lon Babby introduced as the Phoenix Suns’ president of basketball operations

July 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Back in June Lon Babby was nothing more than a 59-year-old player agent trying to sell his client, Hedo Turkoglu, to the Phoenix Suns. But after an opportunity opened up in the Suns’ front office, Babby set the contract negotiations aside and made the jump from agent to NBA executive, capitalizing on what […]

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Suns Dancers voting ends Tuesday

July 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Do you want to have a say in selecting the 2010-11 Suns Dancers? For only a few more hours, you can make your voice heard on Suns.com and help the Phoenix Suns whittle down their list of 30 finalists to 18 dancers. And for your trouble, the Suns are offering a pair of courtside tickets […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Dancers