Entries from June 2012

Miami Heat a less likely destination for Steve Nash after title

June 21st, 2012 · 23 Comments

When Steve Nash told Dan Patrick that the Phoenix Suns needed to make “an improvement” to retain him back in late March, he also made it known that he would not mind taking his talents to South Beach this summer. Of course, at this point in the process Nash is basically telling reporters from every […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Miami Heat · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Perry Jones III is a risk the Phoenix Suns shouldn’t take

June 21st, 2012 · 9 Comments

In theory, Perry Jones III is exactly what the Phoenix Suns need: a kid with the potential to become the face of their franchise. As it stands now the Suns lack talent, direction, and most importantly starpower. If Jones were to pan out he could inject Phoenix with a boatload of talent, move them in […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

ValleyoftheSuns Live: Draft preview show

June 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Join the Mel Kiper of ValleyoftheSuns AKA Mike Schmitz and the rest of the gang for this draft preview chat.

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Video Blog

Dion Waiters the big winner in Hollinger’s Draft Rater

June 19th, 2012 · 26 Comments

If the Phoenix Suns’ stat gurus are looking at the same numbers as John Hollinger, the swirling rumors about the Suns promising Dion Waiters make a lot more sense. In his annual Draft Rater released on Monday, Waiters ranked as the draft’s best perimeter player with a rating of 14.12. The Draft Rater “analyzes college stats […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Should Dion Waiters be the Phoenix Suns’ most coveted shooting guard prospect?

June 17th, 2012 · 21 Comments

The Phoenix Suns like Dion Waiters. How much? If the rumors are true, they like him enough to promise the 6-foot-4, 221-pound combo guard they’ll select him over any other prospect at No. 13 if he’s available. Clearly, like several teams, the Suns are on the Dion Waiters bandwagon, and rightfully so. Waiters can flat-out put […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns Summer League preview: Learning opportunity for Markieff Morris

June 16th, 2012 · 18 Comments

The NBA announced the schedule for the 2012 Las Vegas Summer League on Thursday. A record 24 of the league’s 30 franchises will field teams in this year’s exhibition. For the Phoenix Suns, this 10-day stretch in July will be the first step in a much-needed youth movement. At the center of that movement will […]

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Tags: Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Summer League