Entries from December 2011

ValleyoftheSuns Live: Season preview edition

December 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

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Tags: Phoenix Suns

Suns want Phoenix to become Sebastian Telfair’s home

December 23rd, 2011 · 14 Comments

PHOENIX — Sebastian Telfair starred in the basketball documentary “Through the Fire,” which chronicled the Brooklyn point guard’s life during his final year of high school. That defining year led him to choose the NBA over a scholarship to Louisville, but it was by no means the last hardship in an NBA success story. Finding a […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Ronnie Price · Sebastian Telfair · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns’ sputtering offense causes preseason blowout loss to Denver

December 23rd, 2011 · 19 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns looked more like a team that began practicing together 12 days ago than a squad four days away from its season opener during their 110-85 preseason finale loss to the Denver Nuggets Thursday night in US Airways Center. Unfortunately for Phoenix, both statements are true and thus the Suns have […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Markieff Morris · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Phoenix Suns release Mickael Pietrus

December 22nd, 2011 · 16 Comments

To nobody’s surprise the Phoenix Suns waived Mickael Pietrus today after he agreed to a $4.2 million buyout of his $5.3 million salary, according to The Arizona Republic. Moving Pietrus was something of a foregone conclusion after the team attempted to trade him to Toronto earlier this month before the deal was thwarted by the […]

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Tags: Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Phoenix Suns fantasy basketball preview

December 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Success in fantasy sports is always about finding balance in your roster. In fantasy football, you must balance early round superstars with late round sleepers. In fantasy hoops, you must find a balance on your roster between players who dominate certain categories and players who simply don’t kill you in others. With that in mind […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Grant Hill · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Healthy Robin Lopez poised for comeback season

December 22nd, 2011 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Last year at this time in the NBA calendar, the Phoenix Suns thought they had found their franchise center, even with Marcin Gortat still languishing in Orlando as Dwight Howard’s caddy. Robin Lopez, after all, had been a true difference maker in the second half of the season before suffering his back injury, […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez