Entries from August 2011

Phoenix Suns announce tease of a preseason schedule

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments

With labor negotiations moving at a glacially slow pace, the NBA announced a preseason slate on Thursday that is doubtful to be played. In fact, it could be optimistic to presume that preseason time is when these talks will finally start heating up. However, in case there is a preseason we learned that the Suns […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Aaron Brooks offseason improvement video

August 17th, 2011 · 5 Comments

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

ESPN’s 5-on-5 paints gloomy picture of Phoenix Suns future

August 17th, 2011 · 10 Comments

ESPN’s 5-on-5 series featured a look at the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday that will depress most any Suns fan. I was joined by Scout Inc’s David Thorpe and TrueHoop Network colleagues Rahat Huq, Beckley Mason and Rob Mahoney for a five-pack of questions on the immediate and distant future on Planet Orange. They are as […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Future · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

The Phoenix Suns as seen by Synergy

August 14th, 2011 · No Comments

The Phoenix Suns may have slipped to ninth in the NBA in offensive efficiency last season after annually leading the league since the return of Nash, but Synergy Sports Technology still pegged the Suns as the second best offense in 2010-11 after they scored 0.98 points per play. Synergy rates the Suns’ offense so high in large part […]

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Tags: Defense · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Josh Childress Phoenix Suns offseason improvement video

August 11th, 2011 · 6 Comments

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Marcin Gortat’s insurance issues may prevent him from playing for Poland

August 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Marcin Gortat feels like he represents Poland every day in the United States as the only current Polish basketball player in the NBA, but he likely won’t be able to represent his country in FIBA play this summer due to insurance issues exacerbated by the NBA lockout, his agent told multiple outlets. NBA teams generally […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News