Entries from April 2013

5-on-1, Part 2: What was the brightest part of the Suns’ season?

April 30th, 2013 · 48 Comments

With the Suns’ season over and the offseason already in full swing as the team searches for a new general manager and a head coach, questions are aplenty. So instead of the traditional 5-on-5 to recap the season, we’re going to — like the Suns — start from scratch and work through five 5-on-1 sessions. […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns

Why Jeff Weltman might work for the wonky Suns GM position

April 30th, 2013 · 34 Comments

Various reports around the NBA indicate that Jeff Weltman is separating himself in the search for the Suns’ next general manager. Soon after Lance Blanks was relieved of his duties, Paul Coro led the list of replacement candidates with the Milwaukee Bucks assistant GM. He later tweeted that Weltman and former Indiana Pacers general manager […]

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5-on-1, Part 1: What’s one word to sum up the Suns’ season?

April 28th, 2013 · 40 Comments

With the Suns’ season over and the offseason already in full swing as the team searches for a new general manager and a head coach, questions are aplenty. So instead of the traditional 5-on-5 to recap the season, we’re going to — like the Suns — start from scratch and work through five 5-on-1 sessions. […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Analysis

A discussion on Lance Blanks and the Suns’ front office

April 26th, 2013 · 41 Comments

Editor’s Note: Michael Schwartz took a few hours away from his studies to discuss the Suns’ offseason move of parting ways with Lance Blanks. Our discussion touches on the mark left by Blanks, what Phoenix must look for in a new GM, and how Blanks’ lack of PR savvy might’ve been his biggest issue. Michael […]

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Tags: Lance Blanks · Phoenix Suns

Lindsey Hunter to interview with Detroit Pistons, Coro reports

April 25th, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Suns have given interim coach Lindsey Hunter permission to interview with the Detroit Pistons. Paul Coro confirmed the reports that first came from Detroit reporter Matt Dery. Hunter told Coro that it’s “just an interview, like any other” — that is quite the typical, Lindsey Hunter fashion of nonchalantness. John Gambadoro also confirmed Phoenix […]

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Tags: Detroit Pistons · Lindsey Hunter · Phoenix Suns News

Babby on the GM hunt; Hunter remains coaching candidate

April 24th, 2013 · 36 Comments

Lon Babby wasn’t ducking the truth on Tuesday when he met with the media to discuss the decision by the franchise to part ways with general manager Lance Blanks. That only means the pressure is all on choosing the right replacement. “I don’t for one minute absolve myself from the responsibilities and decisions that we’ve […]

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Tags: Lance Blanks · Lindsey Hunter · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns News