Entries from July 2011

Wages of Wins Journal analyzes underpaid, overpaid Phoenix Suns

July 9th, 2011 · 12 Comments

A Wages of Wins Journal analysis of salary to value concludes what most Phoenix Suns fans already know: Steve Nash, Marcin Gortat, Jared Dudley and Grant Hill were underpaid in comparison to production while the rest of the team ranged from slightly to grossly overpaid. First the rules of this analysis, as explained by Arturo […]

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Mickael Pietrus’ comments to L’Equipe are much ado about nothing

July 8th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Mickael Pietrus is quite the character. He loves the camera and enjoys being in the spotlight, so it’s through those glasses that we must analyze the news that Pietrus told the French paper L’Equipe that many teams — as well as Kobe Bryant – want him. This shouldn’t be taken as a diss on Pietrus. I personally find […]

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Marcin Gortat’s Phoenix Suns offseason improvement video

July 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Throughout the coming weeks we’ll take a look at what each member of the Phoenix Suns needs to improve on heading into next season (assuming there is one). The formerly 40-42 Suns have a lot to shore up as a team, but that starts with individual player development. The first player to go under the […]

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Armen Gilliam suffers fatal heart attack while playing basketball, remembered for ‘easy-going nature’

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Former Phoenix Sun Armen Gilliam died after suffering a heart attack Tuesday night while playing basketball in Pittsburgh. Gilliam was 47. The forward averaged 13.7 points and 6.9 boards for his career, including 14.7 and 7.2 during his two and a half seasons in Phoenix before being traded for Kurt Rambis. “On behalf of the […]

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Zabian Dowdell not about to let lockout thwart NBA dream

July 6th, 2011 · 8 Comments

On Monday Lockman wrote a piece on the four types of players most affected by the lockout: aging stars, stars in their prime, rising stars and rookies. Let me add one more to the discussion: the mid-20s journeyman who fights all his life for a shot at the League and right when he has a […]

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Lockout could steal good basketball from the likes of Steve Nash and countless other stars

July 4th, 2011 · 18 Comments

Even before the NBA lockout went official, players, fans and owners were lamenting who would be hurt most by a work stoppage. And you’re certain to catch an earful if you say it’s anyone other than the fans — the ones not making seven figures. But fans and players are jointly affected if a season […]

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