Entries from October 2012

James Harden no longer a possibility for Suns; Luis Scola trying to become a three-point shooter

October 28th, 2012 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX – It was widely speculated in the national media that the Phoenix Suns would make the kind of play for James Harden next offseason that they did for Eric Gordon this past summer when they extended a max offer sheet that New Orleans matched. Now that Oklahoma City has dealt Harden to Houston for Kevin […]

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Tags: Diante Garrett · Luis Scola · Luke Zeller · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

ValleyoftheSuns enters fifth year with Schmitz promoted to D-League, Dulberg added to staff

October 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

In the last four years we’ve seen the Phoenix Suns completely turn over their roster, an entire presidency unfold and many students start and complete their collegiate careers. That’s also the period of time that ValleyoftheSuns has been serving up Suns news and analysis as we celebrate our fourth birthday today. As a team the […]

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Moving forward: A bright, sunny day in Phoenix

October 27th, 2012 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX — The past must be an awfully scary place. After all it seems just about everyone these days — from political candidates to the Suns’ front office — is ready to move forward. That was certainly the theme Thursday, when team president of basketball operations Lon Babby and general manager Lance Blanks hosted a […]

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Tags: Lance Blanks · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Michael Beasley teases Suns with brilliant performance in preseason finale victory over Denver

October 27th, 2012 · 21 Comments

PHOENIX — Michael Beasley still looks at him like he’s crazy when he says it, but tonight provided ample evidence as to why Alvin Gentry wants Beasley to take about 18-20 shots for every 30 minutes of playing time. Granted the last thing the Suns’ head coach wants is for Beasley to become a chucker, […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · Michael Beasley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Phoenix Suns keep Luke Zeller, Diante Garrett to complete roster

October 26th, 2012 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Throughout the Nash era, the Phoenix Suns keeping the roster minimum of 13 players has been only slightly less certain than death and taxes. However, as the team enters a new era around $8 million under the salary cap, owner Robert Sarver has green lighted the basketball operations department to keep the roster […]

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Tags: Diante Garrett · Luke Zeller · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Phoenix Suns 2012-13 player capsules

October 24th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Here at ValleyoftheSuns we annually publish Suns profiles with season outlooks for each player. You can find them by navigating to our Suns roster page and clicking on the players’ names from there. But to make things easier, below find season outlooks for all 15 Suns players. Marcin Gortat If this season’s main storyline is about […]

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