Entries from July 2010

When will Earl Clark put it all together?

July 16th, 2010 · 18 Comments

LAS VEGAS — Immediately after the Phoenix Suns selected Earl Clark with the 14th overall pick in the 2009 draft, then-GM Steve Kerr doubted Clark would get much playing time as a rookie behind reserve forwards Jared Dudley and Lou Amundson. At the time I thought it was undoubtedly a motivational tactic, as the Suns […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Summer League

Summer Suns drop finale to Warriors

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ summer league finale went just like every other summer game this week in Vegas against an NBA opponent – with another loss, this time dropping an 86-76 decision to the Golden State Warriors. The Summer Suns trailed by just one entering the fourth, but the Warriors pulled away while Phoenix scored just 13 […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Robin Lopez officially added to Team USA

July 15th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Phoenix Suns third-year center Robin Lopez was officially added to the roster of the 2010-2012 USA Basketball national team program on Thursday, USA Basketball announced in a release Thursday. Lopez joins his twin brother Brook in the program after playing on the 2008 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team that helped train the gold-medal winning Olympic […]

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

Report: Demps, Penn are front runners for Suns GM job

July 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments

According to a Yahoo! Sports report Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs executive Dell Demps and former Portland Trail Blazers assistant general manager Tom Penn have become the two leading candidates for the Phoenix Suns’ GM job left vacant by Steve Kerr’s departure. The hire will likely work under Lon Babby, who is expected to be named […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Summer Suns drop another to Cavs

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

The big news of today revolved around the Suns officially completing deals for Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress, but summer league continued in Vegas nonetheless. I skipped town Tuesday night (man, what a trip) so this analysis will be a little less comprehensive than the past few were. In this one the Suns dropped a […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Phoenix Suns · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Hedo Turkoglu dancing to Phoenix….

July 14th, 2010 · 8 Comments

The moral of this of course is that Skeets isn’t the only member of The Basketball Jones who looks like a Phoenix Suns player.

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Tags: Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns