Entries from February 2012

Stein: Suns want to re-sign Steve Nash instead of trading him

February 29th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Marc Stein’s report that Robert Sarver doesn’t want to trade Suns star Steve Nash but instead hopes to re-sign him for at least two more seasons is not exactly breaking news. After all, management has repeated that Nash can stay as long as he wants every time this topic gets brought up (which happens quite […]

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3-on-3: Midseason edition

February 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Phoenix Suns finished the first half of the season with a 14-20 record in 13th place in the West, leaving the squad well outside the current West playoff picture. In this midseason edition of 3-on-3 we debate which Sun must step up for the team to make a run as well as potential trades […]

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Aaron Brooks’ restricted rights best preserved for summer

February 29th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Wilson Chandler has spent the past several days frantically seeking clearance from FIBA to return to the NBA all the while flirting with teams everywhere from Toronto to Italy to create leverage for his negotiations with the Denver Nuggets, the NBA team that owns his restricted rights. Chandler was finally granted clearance yesterday, which leaves […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly Phoenix Suns edition

February 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Phoenix Suns have seen it all through 34 games. From fourth-quarter meltdowns to gutsy victories to Alvin Gentry rants, the Suns went through the spin cycle in a chaotic first half of the season. We already took a look at how the Suns’ individual players fared during those 34 games of mayhem, so here’s a team-wide view […]

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Phoenix Suns midseason player evaluations

February 28th, 2012 · 30 Comments

As progress reports are sent home and students are evaluated, the Phoenix Suns are playing the part of the third-grader racing to the mailbox after school to hide the bad news from his parents. Through 34 games of the 2011-12 season the Suns haven’t earned any Os for outstanding, and few Ss for satisfactory. As […]

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ValleyoftheSuns Live: Midseason checkup

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments

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