Entries from June 2013

Glen Rice Jr.: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 21st, 2013 · 10 Comments

Strengths As the name might allude to, Glen Rice Jr. is an outstanding jump shooter who connected on 38 percent of his three-pointers in 48 D-League games for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers last season. Much like his father, Rice has consistent mechanics that make him deadly in catch-and-shoot situations but not bad off the […]

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Notes: Suns’ new logos leak, Jeff Withey and Deshaun Thomas visit

June 20th, 2013 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — Kansas center Jeff Withey and Ohio State hybrid forward Deshaun Thomas highlighted an all-big workout for the Suns on Thursday. Withey’s shotblocking and Thomas’ scoring mentality could have them both pigeonholed as one-trick ponies, and each did enough to show they’re more complete players. Either could be an option for Phoenix to take […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns News · Phoenix Suns Rumors

Trey Burke: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 19th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Strengths As far as point guards go, Michigan’s Trey Burke is the most-polished floor general heading into the 2013 NBA Draft. While he might not have the same upside as a Michael Carter-Williams or a wealth of experience like C.J. McCollum, Burke will be a lottery pick because he’s the closest you’ll find to a […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough

NBA Finals: The Spurs’ lessons learned from the Phoenix Suns

June 18th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Whether the San Antonio Spurs and their fan base consider the Phoenix Suns a rival or not matters little. Two of the Western Conference’s winningest franchises have quite the history because of sheer probability and the resulting volume of their clashes. The Suns’ success in this history hasn’t been a high point in the Valley […]

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Steven Adams: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 17th, 2013 · 39 Comments

PHOENIX – “I’m focusing on mainly the defensive side of the ball, rebounding and blocking shots. I feel like that’s what I’m going to be getting my minutes for in my first chapter of the NBA. That’s what I’ll get on the floor for. I’m just focusing on that, making sure I’m getting all of […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough

Ricky Ledo: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 16th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Strengths Because he didn’t get on the court his freshman season of college before entering the NBA Draft, Providence Friars shooting guard Ricky Ledo never showcased his ability to score against Big East competition. Perhaps his draft stock would have been jolted to lottery status had he done so. Ledo’s academic struggles kept him sidelined, […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns