Entries from July 2011

NBA’s lockout unlikely to end as NFL’s did

July 30th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Football fans everywhere rejoiced Monday when the NFL lockout officially ended with nothing more than one exhibition game missed. That outcome of what was an ugly situation may have provided basketball fans with some hope that the NBA’s labor dispute will come to an end without any lost games. However, while both lockouts ultimately happened […]

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Robin Lopez Phoenix Suns offseason improvement video

July 27th, 2011 · 12 Comments

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Phoenix Suns notes: From Channing Frye kickball to Marcin Gortat digging a teammate

July 27th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Steve Nash isn’t the only Sun to play another sport for charity this offseason. Channing Frye staged his second annual Kick for Kids kickball tournament Saturday in Portland, raising close to $25,000 for the Oregon Active Foundation and The Frye Family Foundation, according to Jessica Duffaut from The Giving Back Fund. Those charitable organizations focus […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Channing Frye · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez

Phoenix Suns face three options with Steve Nash that will determine their future direction

July 25th, 2011 · 29 Comments

Lon Babby has crunched the numbers, and rebuilding just doesn’t make sense. According to The Arizona Republic, Babby and the Suns have determined that conference finalists that tear down and launch a “massive rebuilding project” take an average of a decade to get back to that level. Such an analysis shows why Babby seems to […]

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

One year later the jury’s still out on the Suns’ revamped front office, which could make its mark after the lockout

July 23rd, 2011 · 9 Comments

About a year ago at this time Suns owner Robert Sarver laid out a plan to change the structure of the Phoenix Suns’ front office to put specialists in a position of strength. Sarver sees four main duties for a basketball operations department: evaluation, contract negotiation, understanding the collective bargaining agreement and communicating with players. […]

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Tags: Lance Blanks · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Channing Frye Phoenix Suns offseason improvement video

July 20th, 2011 · 15 Comments

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