Entries from August 2012

Luis Scola, Argentina rout Tunisia despite poor first quarter

August 2nd, 2012 · 9 Comments

Before the Olympics, Suns forward Luis Scola said there’s always one Olympic team expected to contend for a medal that falls well short of expectations. After one quarter of play on Thursday coming off an upset loss to France, Argentina looked to be that team. But after falling behind 28-14 in that opening period, the Argentinians […]

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P.J. Tucker calls return to NBA ‘a long time coming’

August 1st, 2012 · 40 Comments

PHOENIX — P.J. Tucker’s signing with the Phoenix Suns is about relationships and destiny. The former Texas Longhorn had been on Lance Blanks’ radar for quite a while; the Suns’ general manager, remember, played for Texas himself. And following a short stint in the NBA after being taken 35th overall by the Toronto Raptors in […]

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Wesley Johnson excited for ‘new beginning’ in Phoenix after disappointing years in Minnesota

August 1st, 2012 · 49 Comments

PHOENIX — Two years into his NBA career, Wesley Johnson is a certifiable draft bust. Johnson followed up a weak rookie campaign in which he averaged nine points on 39.7 percent shooting by going for 6.0 on 39.8 percent marksmanship. The fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft has put up PERs of 10.20 and […]

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