Entries from July 2013

Eric Bledsoe and the rest of the new Phoenix Suns by advanced stats

July 31st, 2013 · 19 Comments

Eric Bledsoe entered this offseason as perhaps the most sought-after trade prospect that has yet to really prove anything. Thanks to limitless athleticism and a variety of jarring plays he has made as Chris Paul’s backup the last few years, his potential is tantalizing yet 2013-14 will be his first opportunity to command his own […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Gerald Green · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns

VotS Live: Reviewing the Suns’ trade of Luis Scola

July 29th, 2013 · 33 Comments

Join us at 5 p.m. to discuss the Phoenix Suns’ trade of Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers, a look at what they got in return and the roster outlook moving forward.

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Luis Scola · Trades

Semblance of a Suns depth chart

July 28th, 2013 · 57 Comments

It’s just about that time. Under new general manager Ryan McDonough, the Suns have made two compelling draft picks and two trades that will result, or have already, in fine returns. Jared Dudley and a second-round pick that was acquired in the Sebastian Telfair-Hamed Haddadi trade netted young point guard Eric Bledsoe and veteran small […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Analysis

Luis Scola converted into more assets for efficient Suns

July 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments

When an amnesty provision allowing teams to eliminate one salary from their cap emerged from the muck of the 2011 lockout, we knew it would provide teams under the cap with a means to add veteran talent on the cheap. As the Phoenix Suns discovered today when they traded amnesty acquisition Luis Scola to Indiana […]

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Tags: Future · Gerald Green · Luis Scola · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades

Luis Scola trade: Miles Plumlee, pick included with Green

July 27th, 2013 · 42 Comments

The Suns’ return in dealing Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers will be better than anyone expected. As reported late Friday night, Phoenix will receive swingman Gerald Green from the Pacers but in a final construction, the Suns will also get back a 2014 first-round draft pick that’s lottery protected and 2012 draft pick Miles […]

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Luis Scola · Trades

Luis Scola to be traded for Gerald Green, considerations

July 26th, 2013 · 25 Comments

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Phoenix Suns are working out the details of a deal with the Indiana Pacers to trade Luis Scola for swingman Gerald Green and draft considerations. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski first reported that Scola was about to be moved, and later added Phoenix will “minimally” receive a future first. The […]

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Tags: Luis Scola · Trades