Entries from April 2011

Steve Nash enjoyed another stellar year, but now may be the time to trade him

April 17th, 2011 · 48 Comments

PHOENIX — For the past seven seasons Steve Nash has been the sun, moon and stars of the Phoenix Suns franchise, as Lon Babby so often likes to say about him, and this year was certainly no different. Despite playing through a myriad of injuries that head coach Alvin Gentry said would have led most […]

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Tags: Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns approaching another pivotal offseason

April 16th, 2011 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — For the second straight year the Phoenix Suns enter a pivotal offseason that’s likely to reverberate throughout the next decade. Last year’s much-ballyhooed Summer of 2010 was a total flop for Phoenix, a major reason the Suns went from the conference finals to the lottery. They entered that crucial period without a general […]

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Tags: Future · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Inconsistency, change plague Suns’ three-stanza season

April 15th, 2011 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX — Before the Suns took to the floor for a final time this season on Wednesday night, head coach Alvin Gentry joked that he’s been an interim coach before, he’s just never been one three times in one season. That statement sums up why the Phoenix Suns will be watching everybody else start their […]

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Tags: Defense · Marcin Gortat · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez · Steve Nash

Lon Babby season ending press conference video

April 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments

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Tags: Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Videos

Phoenix Suns 106, San Antonio Spurs 103 — Ending on a good note

April 14th, 2011 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — The 2010-11 Phoenix Suns have been nothing if not inconsistent, and that trait was on full display in their season finale Wednesday night against the Spurs. The Suns stormed out of the gates with their best offensive quarter of the year by scoring 43 in the first before missing 14 shots in a […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · San Antonio Spurs · Steve Nash

Schwartz-Gibberman season-ending video blog

April 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments

PHOENIX — In this video blog, Michael Schwartz from ValleyoftheSuns.com and KTAR’s Bryan Gibberman discuss the Suns’ 106-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs before analyzing where Phoenix should go from here.

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · San Antonio Spurs · Video Blog