Entries from November 2011

Grant Hill the ‘top priority’ for Phoenix Suns

November 30th, 2011 · 12 Comments

The Phoenix Suns are not expected to make much of a splash in free agency this December, at least not in a way that would put a dent into their 2012 cap space. So while other teams were off chasing the Tyson Chandlers and Nenes of the world Wednesday morning when teams could first contact […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Short NBA season helps Phoenix Suns

November 29th, 2011 · 34 Comments

No one wanted a shortened season. Not the players, not the owners, not the fans, not even David Stern. In an ideal world, those 149 days that made up the NBA lockout would have been filled with free agent signings, trade rumors, training camp, and eventually, basketball that actually counts. The players, owners and league […]

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Tags: Lockout · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Scheduling conflict

November 28th, 2011 · 12 Comments

The NBA is returning! As a fan, I can think of no better news to receive over Thanksgiving weekend. (Although the invention of calorie-free pumpkin pie or news that canned cranberry sauce adds years to your life would have been in contention.) Amidst all the raucous celebration of the NBA’s return from the barren wasteland […]

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Tags: Lockout · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

NBA lockout over, games to begin on Christmas Day

November 26th, 2011 · 44 Comments

Let there be NBA basketball. After a 15-hour meeting that lasted into the wee hours of Saturday morning, the NBA owners and players reached a handshake agreement, ending the 149-day lockout. “We want to play basketball,” NBA commissioner David Stern said. Pending ratification by both the players and the owners, the league is planning on […]

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NBA identity crisis: Part 1

November 23rd, 2011 · 8 Comments

When the NBA lockout finally comes to an end (be it tomorrow, Christmas Day, or June 30, 2012) every team with playoff hopes will have to ask itself, “What is our team identity?” For the Suns, identity has long been defined by their “Seven Seconds or Less” mentality. Put simply, “we will score so quickly, […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Memphis Grizzlies · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Portland Trail Blazers

Cedric Ceballos suffers small heart attack series

November 21st, 2011 · 4 Comments

Former Phoenix Suns forward and current emcee Cedric Ceballos suffered “a series of small heart attacks” on Sunday that has left him hospitalized in Phoenix, according to a release from his publicist Crystal D. Guy. The Arizona Republic reported that Ceballos, 42, was slated for surgery today. “I feel blessed and very fortunate to be […]

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