Entries from November 2010

Phoenix Suns sign center Earl Barron

November 16th, 2010 · 8 Comments

As expected, the Phoenix Suns signed 29-year-old center Earl Barron Tuesday to add depth up front while Robin Lopez mends his injured left knee. The terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but Barron will be available for the Suns’ four-game road trip that tips off Wednesday in Miami. The 7-foot, 250-pound center […]

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Win Phoenix Suns cufflinks in ValleyoftheSuns giveaway

November 16th, 2010 · 77 Comments

Loyal readers of ValleyoftheSuns, now is your chance to win the Phoenix Suns cufflinks of your dreams courtesy of CuffLinks.com. They are officially licensed and come on a nickel-plated backing. Entering is simple. All you have to do is guess how many three-pointers the Suns will hit Wednesday night in their ESPN-televised showdown in Miami. […]

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Why the Phoenix Suns enjoy the league’s most favorable schedule this season

November 16th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Hello Valley of the Suns readers! My buddy Michael Schwartz asked me to cook up a guest post for this blog since I had done some recent analysis on NBA scheduling. The Phoenix Suns have embarked on a fairly brutal four games in five days stretch, starting with the Lakers on Sunday (although they have […]

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Phoenix Suns release Matt Janning, assign Gani Lawal to Iowa Energy

November 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Phoenix Suns announced Tuesday afternoon that they have released rookie guard Matt Janning and assigned rookie forward Gani Lawal to the D-League’s Iowa Energy. With Robin Lopez out “several weeks” with a sprained MCL and PCL, the Suns wanted to make room for free agent 7-foot, 250-pound center Earl Barron, who they are expected […]

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Phoenix Suns 100, Denver Nuggets 94 — Turkoglu facilitates comeback

November 16th, 2010 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — When the Phoenix Suns acquired Hedo Turkoglu, they expected him to become a second facilitator to Steve Nash as well as a super stretch four spot-up shooter. With a pair of five trey games and an overall three-point shooting percentage of 47.7 percent coming into Monday’s matchup with the Denver Nuggets, Turkoglu had […]

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Tags: Defense · Denver Nuggets · Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Robin Lopez out ‘several weeks’ with a left knee sprain; Suns likely to sign Earl Barron

November 15th, 2010 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns center Robin Lopez will miss “several weeks” of action with a sprained MCL and PCL in his left knee, according to a team release. The third-year center sustained the injury halfway through the second quarter of Sunday’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers when Jared Dudley fell into the left leg […]

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