Entries from October 2011

Phoenix Suns hire former Henkel CEO Brad Casper to lead business operations

October 11th, 2011 · No Comments

PHOENIX — Say what you want about Robert Sarver, but the Suns’ owner has shown a propensity for creative thinking when it comes to filling out his management team. After hiring a former player agent, Lon Babby, to head his basketball operations department last year in a reorganized front office that emphasizes specialists focusing on […]

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Tags: Brad Casper · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robert Sarver

The extra 3 percent

October 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Monday may very well be the most important day on the 2011-12 NBA calendar. After all, if it doesn’t go well, there may be no 2011-12 season, at least not one that starts on time. NBA commissioner David Stern has said he will cancel the first two weeks of the season if the framework of […]

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Tags: Lockout · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Robert Sarver continues to take heat, Amare Stoudemire’s rant

October 7th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Suns managing partner Robert Sarver has taken relentless heat from the Phoenix fan base since buying the team from Jerry Colangelo in the spring of 2004. He’s been criticized for making cost-cutting personnel moves that have played a big part in the Suns’ decline from a Western Conference powerhouse to a fringe playoff team. As […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Robert Sarver

Steve Nash trade analysis after another unsuccessful bargaining day

October 5th, 2011 · 9 Comments

With the NBA officially wiping out the rest of the preseason on Tuesday and preparing to start canceling games if no deal is reached by Monday, today seems like a perfect time to take a look back at some recent Steve Nash analysis on the ESPN/TrueHoop platform. ESPN Insider Tom Haberstroh feels the Suns must trade Nash. […]

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

Why a hard salary cap would benefit the Phoenix Suns

October 3rd, 2011 · 17 Comments

The best-case scenario concerning the lockout for any NBA fan is just for it to end. But with the business of the NBA potentially set to undergo a seismic change once a deal (hopefully) is hammered out in the coming weeks or months, it’s quite clear that fans of the Suns should be rooting for […]

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Tags: Lockout · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis