Entries from January 2013

Josh Smith a piece the Phoenix Suns want, per report

January 31st, 2013 · 35 Comments

Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks is a target of the Phoenix Suns, according to HoopsWorld.com’s Alex Kennedy. He reports that Phoenix is looking into acquiring the versatile forward before the trade deadline, and if that falls through, the Suns would continue their pursuit into the offseason. Smith would likely be a max-level player. At […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Rumors · Trades

Michael Beasley gets aggressive, Tucker talks defending Kobe

January 31st, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX – Suns forward Michael Beasley is a noticeably new man since Lindsey Hunter’s appointment as interim head coach. Whether that is just coincidence could be hard to prove without any blunt admission from Beasley. “Honestly, man, I’m just being aggressive,” Beasley said. “I’m trying to turn over a new leaf. No more nonchalant Beas, […]

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Tags: Michael Beasley · P.J. Tucker

Phoenix Suns 92, Los Angeles Lakers 86 — Steve Nash’s return

January 31st, 2013 · 47 Comments

PHOENIX – The terrain on Planet Orange isn’t what it was when the Suns traded Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers back in July. The man Suns president of basketball ops Lon Babby called “the sun, moon and stars” of the franchise had more light than all three combined shining on him when he […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Steve Nash’s return: Mike D’Antoni on what to expect and Alvin Gentry

January 30th, 2013 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — While Steve Nash’s return won’t be official until the lights finally come on, they’ve really been shining on him since he walked off the Lakers’ team bus. It’ll be interesting to see if any Suns fans give Nash anything but a standing ovation, and Goran Dragic said his friend and mentor deserves it. […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns

Preview: Los Angeles Lakers (20-25) at Phoenix Suns (15-30)

January 30th, 2013 · 34 Comments

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: ESPN With two losses following two wins, the Lindsey Hunter honeymoon phase is over. That’s unfortunate, because the Suns would love to pretend they’ve moved on without Steve Nash when he enters the US Airways Center tonight sporting a different shade of purple. Instead, Phoenix is back to losing. Not […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Los Angeles Lakers · Marcin Gortat · Michael Beasley · Steve Nash

Suns recall Diante Garrett from Bakersfield Jam

January 28th, 2013 · 62 Comments

With eight games to go until the All-Star break, the Phoenix Suns have added some depth at the point guard position. Well, sort of. The team recalled point guard Diante Garrett from Bakersfield Monday, following his successful seven-game assignment with the Jam (D-League affiliate). Garrett, who signed with the Suns as an undrafted free agent […]

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Tags: Diante Garrett · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News