Entries from July 2012

Wes Johnson introductory press conference video

July 31st, 2012 · No Comments

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Videos · Wesley Johnson

Luis Scola, Argentina upset by France in Spurs-filled battle

July 31st, 2012 · 4 Comments

With games coming up against Tunisia and Nigeria before facing off against Team USA, the Argentinian men’s basketball team had a chance to stake its claim to the likely No. 2 seed coming out of Group A. Tony Parker and the French squad had other ideas, upsetting Argentina with a 71-64 victory in qualifying play […]

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Tags: Luis Scola · Phoenix Suns · San Antonio Spurs

Phoenix Suns complete offseason of asset acquisition

July 30th, 2012 · 70 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns entered the summer short on assets and talented young players. After an offseason that saw them say goodbye to franchise legends Steve Nash and Grant Hill, that has completely changed. The Suns have come out of July with three quality players in their early-to-mid 20′s with varying degrees of potential, […]

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Tags: Future · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Luis Scola drops 32 points on Lithuania

July 29th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Luis Scola scored 32 points on 12-of-19 shooting to help Argentina beat Lithuania 102-79 in its first game at the 2012 London Olympics. Scola, along with San Antonio’s Manu Ginobli and Milwaukee’s Carlos Delfino, were too much for the Lithuanians, who were led by Toronto’s Linas Kleiza and the Raptors’ 2011 first-round pick, Jonas Valanciunas. […]

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Tags: Luis Scola · Olympics · Phoenix Suns

Luis Scola set to lead Argentina’s Golden Generation squad into third Olympics

July 28th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Before we debate whether the 2012 US Olympic basketball team could defeat the 1992 Dream Team, it would probably behoove the Americans to prove they are the best basketball team in 2012. Unlike 20 years ago when the Dream Team slaughtered every opponent in its path, this year the US team will face stiff competition […]

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Tags: Luis Scola · Olympics · Phoenix Suns

James Harden likes Phoenix, and that’s enough to get excited about

July 28th, 2012 · 17 Comments

The NBA is a league where superstardom is not only needed to win, but needed to boast about relevance. Or at least, it’s used to boast about a pseudo-relevance. Like the Phoenix Suns’ moves this offseason or don’t, it’s hard to give this team a face. The front office knows this, and after watching helplessly […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Phoenix Suns