Entries from July 2012

NBA D-League Select 89, Phoenix Suns 75 — Just keep shooting

July 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments

LAS VEGAS — It will go down as the single worst defeat in the history of the Phoenix Suns franchise. On Friday night, the Summer League team sent from the Valley was vanquished by the D-League Select team, 89-75. That’s obviously a bit of an exaggeration, but there weren’t many positives to take away from […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League

Michael Beasley and the Phoenix Suns accept the past

July 20th, 2012 · 25 Comments

PHOENIX — In a league where it’s imperative that players and teams fit like a hand in a glove, Michael Beasley and the Phoenix Suns are making sure that the forward’s troubled past is behind him. The talent is hard to argue against. Beasley left Kansas State after one season, and through four years in […]

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Phoenix Suns re-sign Shannon Brown for two years

July 20th, 2012 · 69 Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ swing and a miss for Eric Gordon has resulted in the team re-signing shooting guard Shannon Brown, as KTAR’s John Gambadoro first reported. Brown’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the news to several NBA writers, including CBS’s Ken Berger. The deal is a $7 million contract for two years, and Paul Coro tweeted that only […]

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Goran Dragic’s confidence ‘at an all-time high’ as he returns to Phoenix

July 20th, 2012 · 94 Comments

PHOENIX — Confidence has long been a critical component of Goran Dragic’s success, the lack of which has led to his struggles. As a rookie in 2008-09, Dragic played timid most of the time to earn the nickname “Tragic” and at one point early in his rookie season I wondered if Sean Singletary might be […]

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Phoenix Suns right a wrong by bringing back an improved Goran Dragic

July 20th, 2012 · 28 Comments

PHOENIX — At his end of year press conference following the 2010-11 season, Lon Babby took the podium and proclaimed that “the jury’s out” on the trade that sent Goran Dragic and a lottery-protected first-round pick to Houston for Aaron Brooks. That theoretical jury returned at Thursday’s presser and left no question that the Suns […]

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Goran Dragic introductory press conference video

July 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments

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