Entries from August 2010

Suns links: Steve Nash is a bargain, Goran Dragic could leave the NBA and Channing Frye plays kickball

August 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

With the NBA regular season just over two months away, it seems like the offseason is finally beginning. With everything that has happened the past couple months, it’s almost as if there were no offseason yet for the NBA or the Phoenix Suns. Through free agency, trades, an administrative overhaul and schedule announcements, there has […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Goran Dragic · Links · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns

Depth, versatility not an issue for the Phoenix Suns

August 19th, 2010 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — The 2009-10 Phoenix Suns were a team built around 10 players — two distinctly different units coming together to form one of the NBA’s deepest squads. The bench was scrappy and defensive, the starters electric and offensive, and that combination was a huge reason for the Suns’ trip to the Western Conference Finals. […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Bench · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns handled Amare Stoudemire situation well

August 19th, 2010 · 11 Comments

If there has been one topic discussed most on this site in the almost two years of its existence, without question it would be, “What to do with Amare?” It was a hot topic when Amare told Stephen A. Smith he wanted to be “that guy” at the beginning of 2008-09, it was hot during […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Rumors

Who’s the roll man for the Phoenix Suns next season?

August 17th, 2010 · 31 Comments

With the departure of Amare Stoudemire to the New York Knicks, the Phoenix Suns not only lost an explosive power forward, but also the source of the majority of their offense. I’m not just talking about the 21.4 points per game he averaged over eight years with the Suns, but rather the actual plays that […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Hakim Warrick · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez

A Phoenix Suns playoff Wins Produced analysis

August 16th, 2010 · 5 Comments

We have spent a good deal of time discussing Wins Produced in relation to the 2009-10 Phoenix Suns on this site (to some disagreement), but before we move past last year I was curious to see what this stat had to say about the Suns’ run to the Western Conference Finals. The first noteworthy observation […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs · Steve Nash

Josh Childress Phoenix Suns breakdown

August 15th, 2010 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — The average NBA fan knows the story of Josh Childress: A hyped sixth overall pick out of Stanford who ultimately opted for a more lucrative deal in Greece after four years in the NBA with the Hawks. The 6-foot-8 swingman has returned to the NBA with the Phoenix Suns, but his productivity in […]

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Tags: Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis