Entries from June 2012

How the Kendall Marshall pick impacts Steve Nash’s free agency

June 29th, 2012 · 25 Comments

PHOENIX — During the opening statements of both his press briefings tonight, Suns GM Lance Blanks made it a point to urge the assembled media not to read into the Suns’ selection of the best pure point guard in the draft as an indictment of how they will handle the Steve Nash situation. I buy […]

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Tags: Draft · Kendall Marshall · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns select Kendall Marshall with 13th pick in 2012 draft

June 28th, 2012 · 27 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have finally found their point guard of the future. Although it’s unknown whether Steve Nash will return next season, the Suns drafted his eventual successor Thursday night by nabbing North Carolina guard Kendall Marshall with the 13th pick in the 2012 draft. “We are ecstatic, as happy as we were […]

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Ray Allen has interest in Phoenix Suns, Wojnarowski reports

June 28th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Boston Celtics free agent guard Ray Allen has interest in signing with the Phoenix Suns, and the front office that includes his former agent, Lon Babby, will chase after the 37-year-old, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Of course, recent rumors have put the Miami Heat atop the list of landing spots for the all-time three-point […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash

Robin Lopez, Aaron Brooks receive qualifying offers from Suns

June 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Phoenix has officially thrown qualifying offers to reserve center Robin Lopez and point guard Aaron Brooks, effectively making the duo restricted free agents, the Suns announced Thursday. The team had until June 30 to make the offers and keep their right of first refusal, giving Phoenix the ability to match any contract offers when the free […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Free Agency · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez

Phoenix Suns draft day 2012 primer

June 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Draft day 2012 is finally upon us. On this day one team will draft a franchise superstar, many others will select quality building blocks and some will pick busts. With the No. 13 overall selection in the draft the Phoenix Suns could go in many different directions to pick a player they hope becomes a […]

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Talk the mock: Who do the experts pick for the Suns?

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments

We can predict who the Suns will take with the 13th overall selection in the 2012 NBA Draft based on which players teams will take before Phoenix is up to bat. We can project it by determining who the Suns might want to take themselves. In the end, we can process a seemingly infinite number […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns