Entries from July 2012

Robin Lopez and Suns struggle to reach deal; Beasley too confident?

July 24th, 2012 · 114 Comments

The Phoenix Suns made it clear early this offseason that they’d make the re-signing of Robin Lopez some level of a priority, but Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the team and its backup center are struggling to reach a deal. Wojnarowski tweeted on Tuesday that the Suns and their restricted free agent are far apart […]

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Tags: Michael Beasley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez

P.J. Tucker set to make NBA comeback with Phoenix Suns

July 23rd, 2012 · 29 Comments

After playing just 17 games for Toronto during the 2006-07 season before bouncing around Europe these past five seasons, it would have been easy for P.J. Tucker to think his shot at NBA glory had come and gone. Yet with a glaring need for a small forward reserve, the Suns have decided to give Tucker […]

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Luis Scola, Argentina play Team USA tough but late comeback falls short

July 22nd, 2012 · 86 Comments

Back when the original Dream Team wore the uniforms Team USA donned today in Spain, opponents were so in awe of the American stars that some even snapped photographs from the bench. Now 20 years later the same could not exactly be said of Luis Scola and the Argentinian national team, which dropped an 86-80 […]

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Tags: Luis Scola · Olympics · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Michael Beasley ‘better as a player’ in new era of position-less basketball

July 22nd, 2012 · 38 Comments

PHOENIX — When you look at the composition of the Phoenix Suns’ roster, it seems obvious that Michael Beasley will be spending quite a bit of time at the small forward spot. After all, before the Shannon Brown signing, Jared Dudley was the only natural wing on the entire roster whereas the Suns can field […]

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Shannon Brown deal could provide minimal future cap pain

July 21st, 2012 · 39 Comments

PHOENIX — At this point in the offseason the Phoenix Suns desperately needed a shooting guard and Shannon Brown badly needed a team. And thus one of the most polarizing Suns players (based on this site’s comments section at least) will return on a two-year, $7 million contract in which only half of the second-year […]

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Tags: Grant Hill · Michael Beasley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Shannon Brown

Michael Beasley introductory press conference video

July 21st, 2012 · 4 Comments

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Tags: Michael Beasley · Phoenix Suns · Videos