Entries from September 2013

Channing Frye cleared as Suns head to training camp

September 30th, 2013 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — As the Phoenix Suns prepared for training camp, a matter regarding their body count loomed. In the past few weeks, Channing Frye seemed ready to say he was back from an enlarged heart diagnosed last September, but the team remained quiet until Monday as it sought a unanimous consensus from doctors at Johns […]

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James Nunnally added to Suns training camp roster

September 28th, 2013 · 16 Comments

The Phoenix Suns added forward James Nunnally to the roster, giving the team 18 players heading into training camp, which begins Monday. The 23-year-old from UC Santa Barbara has played in the NBA Summer League the last two seasons but hasn’t made an opening day roster. He played for the Bakersfield Jam, the Suns’ D-League […]

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NBA power rankings unsurprisingly down on Suns

September 26th, 2013 · 12 Comments

NBA preseason power rankings are beginning to leak with teams just days away from opening training camp. The Phoenix Suns will hold a media day Monday before heading to Flagstaff for the week, and unless Ryan McDonough pulls off another trade in the next few days, the roster and the team appear to be set. […]

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Phoenix Suns top draft value rankings, move up in future power rankings

September 25th, 2013 · 20 Comments

After a decade in which the Suns have not drafted any impact players (with the jury still out on the current crop), an ESPN draft projection expects that to change in a big way the next few seasons as the organization continues its rebuild through draft picks and cap space. Kevin Pelton’s draft value rankings […]

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Goran Dragic makes EuroBasket All-Tournament team

September 23rd, 2013 · 10 Comments

Well, now we know. Goran Dragic’s performance for the Slovenian national team at EuroBasket 2013 earned him All-Tournament honors, putting him into the same category as fellow participants Tony Parker, Marc Gasol, Linas Kleiza and Bojan Bogdanovic. It’s not necessarily surprising in Phoenix, where we’ve seen Dragic step up in big moments. Dragic’s memorable 23-point, […]

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EuroBasket 2013: Dragic, Slovenia beats Ukraine for 5th

September 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

Goran Dragic and EuroBasket host Slovenia fell in the quarterfinals to a talented French team but avoided another loss by beating Serbia and, on Saturday, Ukraine to earn fifth place in the 2013 tournament. The final victory, most importantly, ensured Dragic and Co. will appear in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in addition to the […]

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