Entries from August 2010

Dwayne Collins heading to Italy

August 8th, 2010 · 13 Comments

So much for the possibility of Dwayne Collins developing under the watchful eye of the Phoenix Suns’ basketball staff. Collins has instead decided to play for Cimberio Varese in the top Italian division, according to a report on Tuttobasket.net found by Ridiculous Upside. I wrote yesterday that I hoped the Suns would sign the No. […]

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Dwayne Collins deserves a contract as well

August 7th, 2010 · 8 Comments

After a week in which the Suns signed second-round banger Gani Lawal and summer league sensation Matt Janning, it’s easy to forget about second-round pick Dwayne Collins. Collins, selected No. 60 overall, missed summer league after undergoing minor knee surgery in June and has been somewhat of an afterthought ever since. Now the question remains […]

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Phoenix Suns announce 2010 preseason schedule

August 6th, 2010 · 11 Comments

With the regular season schedule set to be released on Aug. 10, the Phoenix Suns announced their 2010 preseason schedule Friday afternoon via press release. The eight-game slate features the Suns’ third consecutive outdoor game as they head to Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif., to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. […]

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Lance Blanks hired as Phoenix Suns general manager

August 5th, 2010 · 8 Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ search for an ace talent evaluator has concluded as the team announced Thursday it has hired Lance Blanks to fill the vacant general manager position below new president of basketball operations Lon Babby. The Suns announced the hiring in a Thursday afternoon press release shortly after ESPN’s Chris Broussard first broke the […]

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ValleyoftheSuns podcast — Offseason edition

August 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

On this offseason edition of the ValleyoftheSuns podcast, Michael Schwartz, Mike Schmitz and Tyler Lockman discuss the Suns’ acquisitions of Hedo Turkoglu, Josh Childress and Hakim Warrick and the organization’s new management structure before evaluating Phoenix’s offseason as a whole.

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Matt Janning signs multi-year deal with Phoenix Suns

August 4th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Lost in the flash of Scottie Reynolds’ sparking Summer Suns debut on July 12 against D-League Select, Matt Janning played the kind of game that made me think maybe just maybe he could be an NBA player. Although I spent the majority of my time focusing in on Reynolds (and Gani Lawal and Earl Clark […]

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