Entries from June 2012

3-on-3: 2012 Draft edition

June 27th, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ franchise is at a crossroads. Before the free agency fun when the team can either make a big move or two to get back into contention, bring back the same team and make a run at the No. 8 seed again or blow things up, they must make a draft pick with […]

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Lance Blanks preparing the Suns for all draft scenarios

June 27th, 2012 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — Lance Blanks’ session with the media on Monday provided more questions than answers. In other words, it was exactly what one might expect from an interview with a general manager three days before the draft. The Suns could trade out if they don’t like anybody at 13, or they could add a pick […]

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Phoenix Suns select Terrence Ross in 2012 TrueHoop Network mock draft

June 26th, 2012 · 14 Comments

With the 13th pick in the 2012 TrueHoop Network mock draft, the Phoenix Suns select ….. Terrence Ross, shooting guard out of Washington. As the point man of the selection, I felt like a general manager forced to make a call amid a split war room. Kevin Zimmerman and I favored Ross, and Mike Schmitz […]

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NBA Draft 2012: The construction of the Phoenix Suns’ draft board

June 25th, 2012 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — There’s no set formula and no special front office potion to the 2012 NBA Draft. It’ll all come down to preference, fit and, ultimately, research to determine what player the Phoenix Suns, and those picking ahead of them, decide to select this Thursday. “I think of it like if you think of a […]

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Could Kendall Marshall be the Phoenix Suns’ point guard of the future?

June 23rd, 2012 · 23 Comments

The Phoenix Suns need a point guard. Kendall Marshall is as true a point guard as the 2012 Draft has to offer. It could be a match made in heaven. If Marshall lasts until the 13th pick the Suns have to seriously consider selecting him over the scoring wings that they also covet. Marshall is the […]

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Royce White: A lottery talent stuck in the late first round

June 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Phoenix Suns most likely won’t select Royce White with the 13th pick. In fact, it’s almost certain no team in the lottery will draft the 6-foot-8 point forward. But if the Suns and the rest of the lottery do pass on the former Iowa State standout he could be “the one that got away” […]

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