Entries from September 2010

Phoenix Suns offseason to-do list: Guards

September 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments

On Monday we focused on breaking down what the Phoenix Suns small forwards need to improve upon before next season, and now we move on to the guards. Here are the offseason to-do lists for Steve Nash, Goran Dragic, Jason Richardson and Josh Childress: Steve Nash Most two-time MVPs have nearly no weaknesses, and Steve Nash […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jason Richardson · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns offseason to-do list: Small forwards

September 19th, 2010 · 9 Comments

This is the first post of a series of to-do lists that will cover what each non-rookie, Phoenix Suns player could improve upon or add to his game before the 2010-11 season begins. The players are grouped by position, and the first group I’ll break down is the Suns’ slew of swingmen, also known as […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Hedo Turkoglu · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Steve Nash Diet Challenge update

September 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I’m a dinner away from being three days done with the Steve Nash Diet Challenge, and I’m feeling real good. Some highlights include finishing all the spinach on my plate for the first time ever last night and enjoying a nice little Sunday afternoon snack of carrots and raw cashews just now. Deeeeelicious! I’ve got […]

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Tags: Steve Nash

My all-time Phoenix Suns starting lineup

September 18th, 2010 · 18 Comments

ESPN is currently running a fun interactive graphic in which fans can pick their all-time starting lineup from every franchise in the NBA. With a team as successful as the Suns have been (fourth-highest winning percentage of all NBA teams), there are many ways to go. According to Sports Nation, the all-time Suns lineup is […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Charles Barkley · Dan Majerle · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

NBA blog previews: Atlantic Division

September 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Here at ValleyoftheSuns we focus pretty much all of our time on your Phoenix Suns. But there’s a whole league out there to preview! For help with that I’ve joined up with 75 bloggers (it only seems like half of them are Celtics bloggers) in the fifth annual NBA Blog Previews organized by Jeff Clark […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · New Jersey Nets · New York Knicks · Philadelphia 76ers · Toronto Raptors

Living the Steve Nash Diet for a week

September 16th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Some people think that Steve Nash (and Grant Hill) have found the fountain of youth in Phoenix. Sure, Nash just put up the kind of numbers that no 36-year-old point guard ever has while leading his underdog team to within two games of the NBA Finals, but there’s no magic behind the reason for Nash’s […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash