Entries from May 2013

VotS Live: 2013 NBA Draft Lottery Edition

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments

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NBA Draft Lottery 2013: Phoenix Suns to pick 5th

May 21st, 2013 · 28 Comments

PHOENIX — The most likely odds had Phoenix Suns choosing fifth in the 2013 NBA Draft — that was at 35 percent — and that’s where they fell on Tuesday in the draft lottery. The Suns came into the day with an 11.9 percent shot of selecting first, a 12.6 percent shot of picking second […]

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Kendall Marshall’s rookie year ended better than it started

May 21st, 2013 · 7 Comments

When the Suns spent last year’s lottery pick on Kendall Marshall, many thought he would — at worst — be the backup point guard to Steve Nash or, later on, Goran Dragic. Instead Marshall struggled, to the point journeyman Sebastian Telfair beat him out for the job. Outside shooting, it turned out, wasn’t the only item on […]

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NBA Draft Lottery 2013: The Suns finally set themselves up

May 21st, 2013 · 19 Comments

Learn About Tableau Table courtesy of Piston Powered Time: Tuesday, May 21, 5:30 p.m. PST TV: ESPN Finally, the Phoenix Suns have found themselves not only in the lottery, but in a good position to win it. The NBA Draft Lottery kicks off at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and the Suns’ fourth-worst NBA record gives […]

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Jared Dudley sees role reversal, plateau in production

May 20th, 2013 · 9 Comments

When Phoenix traded Boris Diaw to Charlotte for Jason Richardson back in 2008, it received Jared Dudley as an extra throw-in as part of the deal. What the Suns didn’t know: they were getting was someone with a chip on their shoulder. An edge. A bit player intent on proving he was more than that. […]

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The noise that bothers Michael Beasley

May 19th, 2013 · 24 Comments

Stability hasn’t been there for the Phoenix Suns. The franchise has essentially required turnstyles just to keep their coaching and front office staffs in relative order. And for Michael Beasley, the combination of that and his personal instability caused the proverbial excrement to hit the fan during the 2012-13 season. That was all innocent in […]

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