Entries from October 2010

NBA blog previews: Southwest Division

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments

In our final series of capsules, NBA bloggers prognosticate the Southwest Division: Grizzlies:  Straight Outta Vancouver | SBN Recap Hornets: At the Hive | Hornets247 | SBN Recap Mavericks: MavsMoneyball | The Two Man Game Rockets: The Dream Shake | SBN Recap Spurs: Pounding the Rock | Project Spurs | SBN Recap

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Houston Rockets · Memphis Grizzlies · New Orleans Hornets · San Antonio Spurs

ValleyoftheSuns podcast — Season preview edition

October 24th, 2010 · 3 Comments

On this season preview edition of the ValleyoftheSuns podcast, Michael Schwartz, Mike Schmitz and Tyler Emerick discuss the Suns’ offseason acquisitions and Alvin Gentry’s lineup possibilities before giving their predictions on the year.

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Podcasts

Hakim Warrick should be the Phoenix Suns’ starting power forward, not Hedo Turkoglu

October 23rd, 2010 · 20 Comments

All of the dollar signs, egos and overall skills validate Hedo Turkoglu starting for the Phoenix Suns. The 6-foot-10 multi-skilled forward will make more this season than every Suns player not named Steve Nash or Jason Richardson — $10,215,850 million. Turkoglu also started 301 of his last 305 games, and didn’t exactly do an admirable […]

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Tags: Bench · Hakim Warrick · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns close out brutal preseason with ugly loss to Denver Nuggets

October 22nd, 2010 · 6 Comments

By all counts, the Phoenix Suns’ preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night was over by halftime. In their final tuneup before the season begins Tuesday, the Suns shot 30.8 percent in the first quarter and allowed 49 points in the second en route to an embarassing 144-106 loss. At the midway mark, […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Suns-Nuggets pregame notes

October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

The Phoenix Suns wrap up the preseason tonight at home against the Denver Nuggets and the game will largely be a night of rest — for everybody. The Suns are sitting guard Josh Childress (for obvious reasons — the broken finger) and forward Hedo Turkoglu, who is only taking the night off for rest. Suns […]

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Tags: Hedo Turkoglu · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Jason Richardson: From trying to fit in to team captain

October 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — When the Phoenix Suns acquired Jason Richardson in December 2008 he was just another dynamic scorer in a starting lineup featuring all-timers such as Steve Nash, Amare Stoudemire, Shaq and Grant Hill. Back then he was just trying to fit in, but with Amare departing this summer and Shaq long gone, J-Rich has […]

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Tags: Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis