Entries from July 2013

NBA Summer League: Suns hit 100 as Archie Goodwin shines

July 16th, 2013 · 34 Comments

Making an impact is easy in the NBA for someone with talent. Being consistent is another sort of deal. Archie Goodwin has seen the ups and downs of being talented but he’s lacking the experience to make an impact each game. And that’s shown through three games in the Las Vegas Summer League. On Tuesday, […]

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Kendall Marshall’s name pops up in NBA trade rumors

July 15th, 2013 · 43 Comments

Kendall Marshall displayed the best parts of his game in a 91-89 Las Vegas Summer League victory on Monday, hitting two huge three-pointers and making the right passes to mount a 24-point comeback. The success could make him a viable option for the Suns behind Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe. That, or the success makes […]

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NBA Summer League: Marcus Morris hits game-winner as Suns drop T-Wolves

July 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Vine recount courtesy Zach Harper Marcus Morris made up for a 5-for-14 shooting day, but it took him just a tick over 40 minutes to do so. A buzzer-beating 20-foot jumper by Morris gave the Suns a 91-89 summer league win Monday against the Minnesota Timberwolves as Phoenix overcame a lazy start that led to […]

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Summer League

Wesley Johnson joins Steve Nash and Lakers

July 13th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Phoenix Suns free agent Wesley Johnson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers where he’ll receive the veteran’s minimum worth around $1 million, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Mike Bresnahan. Indeed, Johnson was one of few welcome surprises toward the end of last season, but the writing was essentially on […]

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NBA Summer League: Suns 82, Blazers 69 — One for Hornacek

July 13th, 2013 · 21 Comments

Like a warning before any Jackass movie, let’s begin with a notice regarding all Las Vegas Summer League games. The performances witnessed in the NBA summer leagues do not accurately represent the outlook for the Phoenix Suns’ season, nor should they be taken as gospel. Now that’s out of the way, the Suns’ first summer […]

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Tags: Archie Goodwin · Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League

Marshall looks to improve, Morris twins embrace opportunity in Las Vegas Summer League

July 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Veteran-laden. It’s a term not often thrown around when describing Summer League teams, but one that is more than apropos for the contingent the Phoenix Suns will be marching out on the Las Vegas hardwood over the next 10 days. The Suns, who open Summer League play Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. against […]

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Tags: Archie Goodwin · Jeff Hornacek · Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns