Entries from June 2013

C.J. McCollum: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 15th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX – “I embrace it. We’re different players. Demeanor is what sets him apart. I think we share that demeanor.” – C.J. McCollum on the comparisons between himself and small-school guard and 2013 Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard Strengths Lehigh’s C.J. McCollum didn’t play for a majority of the 2012-13 season but that’s done […]

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Phoenix Suns part of the best NBA Finals ever?

June 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments

As I opened up my Sports Illustrated this week, I was prepared to be disappointed with a hockey cover and a teased NBA feature on the San Antonio Spurs. However, along with that I was treated to Jack McCallum’s oral history piece (you need to buy the magazine to read the full story) on “The Best Finals […]

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Giannis Adetokunbo: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 14th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Strengths If there were a time or a place to toss around clichés in an overt manner, any discussion about Giannis Adetokunbo would be the time and the place. That’s because outside of scouting circles there haven’t been many live eyes on the most mysterious man in the NBA draft. But when there is rare […]

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Tony Mitchell: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft Profile

June 13th, 2013 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX – “He’s a talented guy, he can play inside and he can play outside. He’s one of the better athletes in this draft. You can see his body, he’s a guy who physically can come in and play fairly quickly I think.” – Suns GM Ryan McDonough on Tony Mitchell Strengths Even in a […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough

Ben McLemore: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 12th, 2013 · 54 Comments

Strengths Ben McLemore has the skill set to be a great scorer in the NBA. His best weapon is his picture-perfect jump shot. He has both a quick release and deep range. Combine those with his 42-inch vertical leap, and you get a player who can get a great look from nearly anywhere on the […]

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Reports: Jeff Hornacek adds three assistant coaches

June 11th, 2013 · 9 Comments

The assistant coaching positions for Jeff Hornacek’s staff appear to be filling in. The Suns will move former big man and current vice president of player programs Mark West into an assistant role and additionally add former Washington Wizards assistant Jerry Sichting, as first reported by Arizona Sports. Sichting, 56, will reportedly be Hornacek’s lead […]

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