Entries from August 2010

Steve Nash’s newest project: Consigliere

August 14th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Forget most ridiculous, Steve Nash might really be the most interesting man in the world. We live in a day and age when players like Antoine Walker go bankrupt despite making more than $110 million in their careers and the NBA has to warn players to save their millions so they don’t run out of […]

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Why Lou Amundson won’t be back next season

August 12th, 2010 · 30 Comments

The 2009-10 Phoenix Suns were a special team that shared a special chemistry and relied on contributions from all 10 of their rotation players to finish as one of the best teams in the NBA last season. Although Lou Amundson played less minutes than any of Phoenix’s nine other regulars, he was an essential part […]

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Phoenix Suns counted out … once again

August 12th, 2010 · 23 Comments

The Phoenix Suns are back in a familiar spot, according to the ESPN Western Conference Summer Forecast at least. Yes, this esteemed panel of 93 voters associated with basketball at ESPN in some way (I got a vote as well and picked the Suns fifth), has the Suns oh so barely missing the playoffs with […]

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Change is in the air

August 11th, 2010 · 10 Comments

As you may have noticed, we here at ValleyoftheSuns have taken this offseason to transform our corner of the web from essentially a one-page blog to a multi-page web site. That transformation began with the re-designed site in June and continues today with a number of additions to the blog that can be found in […]

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Highlights of the Phoenix Suns’ full 2010-11 schedule

August 10th, 2010 · No Comments

The Phoenix Suns released their complete 2010-11 schedule Tuesday and the team will once again face a tough start to the season. The Suns open the year on the road for the fifth consecutive season, this year taking on the Portland Trail Blazers on Oct. 26. The Suns last met the Trail Blazers in the […]

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Lon Babby as seen by his former partner and clients

August 9th, 2010 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — After Thursday’s hiring of Lance Blanks, the Phoenix Suns’ unorthodox basketball operations department has been filled out at the top. We know that Blanks will be the “basketball genius” playing the hunter role of scoping out talent while former player agent Lon Babby will be the skinner who negotiates deals and interprets the […]

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