Entries from November 2011

Did Steve Nash play his last game as a Sun?

November 21st, 2011 · 19 Comments

That’s the question we will all have to ponder if the NBA lockout wipes out the 2011-12 season and along with it the final year of Steve Nash’s Phoenix Suns contract. Ever since Amare Stoudemire announced his plans to revive New York basketball, the question of what to do with Nash (and by proxy the […]

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

Aaron Brooks signs deal in China that could delay Phoenix’s decision on his RFA status

November 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Aaron Brooks made one Phoenix Suns offseason decision a bit easier (if there are any offseason decisions to make, that is) by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with Chinese Basketball Association team Guangdong, as Yahoo! Sports first reported. Brooks is expected to make more than $2 million to play for a squad that also […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

NBA lockout update: Games canceled, lawsuits filed, paychecks missed

November 15th, 2011 · 7 Comments

The NBA informed teams that all games through Dec. 15 have been canceled, according to an ESPN report, but really that’s more a function of the calendar than anything else since it will take about a month from deal to games. The league’s proposed 72-game schedule would have started no earlier than Dec. 15 anyway, so […]

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Tags: Lockout · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

‘Nuclear winter’ is upon us as players union disbands

November 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

When the most important names in the 2011-12 NBA season are Kessler, Boies and Clement you know something went terribly, horribly wrong. That’s the situation the league finds itself in now after the players disbanded their union and plan to file an antitrust suit against the NBA after years of negotiating blew up Monday afternoon. It’s time […]

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Tags: Lockout

NBA lockout reaches critical week

November 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments

It’s hard to tell whether we are days away from the end of the NBA lockout or merely days away from the next round of cancellations and the decertification of the union (aka the nuclear option). This week — the first week the players will miss a paycheck — will go a long way toward […]

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Tags: Lockout · Phoenix Suns

NBA blog preview links

November 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Perhaps it’s a bit premature to start previewing an NBA season that may or may not even happen, but now is the time to post links to all of the team previews completed in conjunction with Celtics Blog’s annual preview series. We can only hope that these previews weren’t written in vain and that there […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns