Entries from June 2012

Phoenix Suns set to encounter pivotal free agency period

June 30th, 2012 · 52 Comments

It’s been two years since the Phoenix Suns last entered a pivotal free agency period with one of their stars an unrestricted free agent and lots of cap space to spend if he flees. After essentially punting any important decisions to this offseason during last December’s abbreviated free agency period, the Phoenix Suns can chart […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Lance Blanks · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Steve Nash not sure Suns still ‘determined to keep me’

June 30th, 2012 · 27 Comments

Whenever the question has come up throughout the course of the season, I have always felt the Phoenix Suns were the favorites for Steve Nash due to his comfort and familiarity with the system that revolves around him, his loyalty, the training staff (very importantly) and the presence of his family. With only a handful […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash

Steve Nash’s Showdown in Chinatown 5.0

June 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments

NEW YORK — The fifth installment of Steve Nash’s charity soccer game in lower Manhattan was played this past Wednesday.  Watching the final of the 2006 World Cup together, Steve and NBATV writer Simone Sandri hatched the idea of bringing soccer and basketball players together for charity and thus the Showdown in Chinatown was born. […]

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Phoenix Suns draft grades roundup

June 30th, 2012 · 30 Comments

The fit of the Phoenix Suns and point guard Kendall Marshall makes a lot of sense for both parties. Marshall averaged 9.7 assists per game in North Carolina’s up-tempo system, and his skill-set and leadership abilities translate to the Suns and head coach Alvin Gentry’s system whether Steve Nash returns or not. Overall, the range […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Kendall Marshall introductory press conference video

June 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Draft · Kendall Marshall · Phoenix Suns · Videos

Kendall Marshall is comfortable being himself, has ‘it’ factor

June 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Kendall Marshall can’t duck from the truth. He’s immediately given the label of the Phoenix Suns’ point guard of the future. He’s supposedly the perfect fit for their up-tempo system. And eventually, he’ll be Steve Nash’s replacement. Whether all of the above becomes reality Sunday, a couple years down the road — or […]

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Tags: Draft · Kendall Marshall · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News