Entries from December 2010

Schwartz-Green Miami video blog

December 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

PHOENIX — In this video blog, Michael Schwartz from ValleyoftheSuns and KTAR’s Adam Green analyze the Suns’ 95-83 loss to the Miami Heat and talk a little more about Phoenix’s recent blockbuster trade.

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Tags: Miami Heat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Videos

Dwyane Wade to miss Suns game tonight

December 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — Miami Head guard Dwyane Wade will sit out tonight’s game against the Suns with a sore left knee. Former Sun James “Junior” Jones will start in his place, which clearly is a major victory for Phoenix although perhaps a letdown to some Suns fans who wanted to see The Big Three in action […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Miami Heat · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Vince Carter

Preview: Miami Heat (21-9) at Phoenix Suns (13-14)

December 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Miami Heat 95, Phoenix Suns 83 PHOENIX — It’s curtains up time for the new-look Suns. After all the talk and speculation since the blockbuster six-player trade with the Magic was announced Saturday, Phoenix will finally get to see what it acquired out on the floor. Newcomers Mickael Pietrus and Marcin Gortat will make their debuts […]

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Tags: Miami Heat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

How does the trade impact the Suns’ playoff chances?

December 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

The ValleyoftheSuns staff got together to discuss how Saturday’s big trade affects the Suns’ chances of reaching postseason play this season and whether it was a good deal for the franchise. Michael Schwartz Dump Hedo Turkoglu? Check. Acquire a legitimate big? Check. At the cost of a player in Jason Richardson who may not have […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades

ValleyoftheSuns podcast — Midseason trade edition

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

On this edition of the ValleyoftheSuns podcast, Michael Schwartz and Mike Schmitz break down the players the Suns acquired in their blockbuster trade with Orlando, discuss potential future moves and give their takes on where this deal puts the Suns.

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Podcasts

Phoenix Suns practice report: Team hoping for quick transition post trade; no surgery for Vince Carter

December 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — At the onset of the 2010-11 season, the biggest question for the Suns was how long it would take for their new acquisitions to gel together. More than a quarter of the way through the schedule, Phoenix is about to start that process all over again. “It’s harder when you get traded midseason because you […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash · Vince Carter