Entries from September 2010

Phoenix Suns notes: ESPN’s West grades not a fan of Suns offseason

September 16th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Professor Chad Ford was not kind on the Phoenix Suns in his evaluation of their offseason. Ford gave the Suns a D+ for their summer and ranked them ahead of only the Denver Nuggets in the West; Denver got an incomplete with the Carmelo situation still up in the air. Wrote Ford: Babby is a […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Hedo Turkoglu · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns in NBA Jam: Thunder Dan is back, but where are Barkley and the Gorilla?

September 14th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Western Conference rosters for EA Sports’ upcoming NBA Jam redux (on shelves Oct. 5) were announced Tuesday and ESPN.com’s Marc Stein had the scoop. The Phoenix Suns roster came as no real surprise. Taking the virtual court for the Suns will be Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Jason Richardson. Also suiting up in the […]

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Tags: Dan Majerle · Grant Hill · Jason Richardson · Kevin Johnson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Lou Amundson set to sign with Warriors; David Griffin joining Cavaliers

September 13th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Loud, ringing cheers of “Louuuuuuu” will no longer be heard throughout US Airways Center. Unless the Golden State Warriors are in town and Phoenix Suns fans still want to give Louis Amundson some love. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reported Monday that the former Suns forward is set to sign a contract with the Warriors for two […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · David Griffin · Golden State Warriors · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Kevin Durant leads Team USA to gold medal win over Hedo Turkoglu, Turkey at FIBA World Championship

September 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Turkey might have “12 Giant Men,” but in the FIBA World Championship gold medal game they were no match for the one and only Kevin Durant. Durant was unstoppable, torching Turkey for 28 points thanks to seven clutch three-pointers whenever Team USA needed a big bucket on his way to being named tournament MVP and […]

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Tags: Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · World Championship

Hedo Turkoglu, Turkey ready for showdown against Team USA in FIBA gold medal game

September 11th, 2010 · 4 Comments

When I asked Hedo Turkoglu about the FIBA World Championship back at his introductory press conference in late July, a big smile came over his face as he welled up with pride over being the captain of the home country team. “It’s going to be great, man, it’s going to be fun,” Turkoglu said on […]

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Tags: Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · World Championship

Hedo Turkoglu, Turkey nip Serbia in thriller to advance to FIBA finals; Goran Dragic, Slovenia finish eighth

September 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

It almost seemed like destiny, undefeated Turkey meeting up with undefeated Team USA for the 2010 FIBA World Championship. But it took every one of the 40 minutes in Turkey’s thrilling 83-82 semifinal win over Serbia for the hosts to get there. If you did not find a way to get in front of a […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · World Championship