Entries from September 2012

Entering training camp, Suns could find inspiration in NCAA teams of transfers

September 29th, 2012 · 12 Comments

New eras of NBA basketball teams come with skepticism. That skepticism is hard to argue against considering winning teams are built upon consistency in the lack of roster turnover and in the front office. The Phoenix Suns have little of either. Yet they also had little choice. Sooner or later, they’d have to face the […]

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Phoenix Mercury further proof of the benefits of tanking

September 26th, 2012 · 16 Comments

Back in May with the Suns on the verge of a rebuild, PBO Lon Babby denounced the concept of tanking and all the ugly externalities that go with it. Apparently that viewpoint never reached the offices of the Phoenix Mercury, and today the Merc are celebrating because of that after landing the No. 1 overall […]

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Decision 2012: The power forward position

September 25th, 2012 · 14 Comments

In the coming months, debate will continue to swirl around the city of Phoenix as to who is the right man for the job. There has been an obvious decline at the position in recent years and each of the potential candidates believe they have the skill set to fix the glaring deficiency. No, I […]

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Channing Frye faces tough road but should be thankful virus was caught now

September 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

This week is a sad week for Channing Frye, but in some ways it should be a happy one. It’s beyond terrible that Frye was blindsided with news that he has an enlarged heart that will likely keep him out for the season and could potentially end his career, news that Frye said came “completely […]

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Channing Frye discusses his heart diagnosis and the road ahead

September 21st, 2012 · 12 Comments

Channing Frye’s heart diagnosis that the Phoenix Suns announced Thursday came as a big surprise to the power forward. In a video of the Suns’ press conference held on Friday morning, Frye came across as positive and humbled despite learning of his enlarged heart. “It’s extremely humbling having people want to pray for you and just […]

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Channing Frye diagnosed with enlarged heart, out for the year

September 20th, 2012 · 21 Comments

Channing Frye will be out indefinitely after the Suns discovered during a normal preseason physical that he has an enlarged heart, the team said Thursday in a release. Frye spoke to Paul Coro and told him he’ll take the entire 2012-13 season off. The ailment is apparently due to a virus that will likely subside, and […]

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