Entries from September 2013

The Mercury’s Russ Pennell: How an interim coach succeeds

September 20th, 2013 · 4 Comments

These are the tiring days of summer, when any Suns action is limited to whomever remains in the EuroBasket tournament. Phoenix’s season ended five months ago, and even when there is a season, pretty professional basketball hasn’t been a thing in the Valley for a few years now. Don’t tell that to the Phoenix Mercury. […]

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EuroBasket 2013: Goran Dragic and Slovenia fall to France

September 18th, 2013 · 8 Comments

For the first time at EuroBasket, the host nation of Slovenia didn’t have the athleticism nor the answers. Goran Dragic’s national team fell 72-62 against France on Wednesday in the tournament’s quarterfinal round, putting Slovenia in a desperate final game against Serbia. The winner will get automatic qualification to the 2014 FIBA Championships in Spain. […]

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EuroBasket 2013: Goran Dragic, Slovenia to face France

September 16th, 2013 · 13 Comments

Like Slovenia did in its final game of EuroBasket’s first round, Goran Dragic and company had done enough to take a cautious approach in the final game of the second. As such, Dragic played just five minutes and scored three points in a 92-76 loss to Finland on Monday. Dragic was in position to rest […]

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Suns sign Dionte Christmas to partially-guaranteed deal

September 13th, 2013 · 17 Comments

The Phoenix Suns added to a bloated backcourt on Friday by agreeing to a contract with guard Dionte Christmas. Paul Coro reports that Christmas will have a small guaranteed portion on the first year of a multi-year deal. “We’re excited to add Dionte to our roster,” said general manager Ryan McDonough in a press statement. […]

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EuroBasket 2013: Goran Dragic, Slovenia upset Italy

September 12th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Goran Dragic and the Slovenians aren’t messing around. And with a win against previously undefeated Italy on Thursday to open second-round action at EuroBasket 2013, they proved they’re for real. Dragic scored 22 points on 6-for-15 shooting and also divvied out six dimes in an 84-77 win against San Antonio Spurs guard Marco Belinelli and […]

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Michael Beasley will sign with Heat

September 11th, 2013 · 25 Comments

Former Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley will sign a non-guaranteed deal to join the Miami Heat in training camp, according to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel. A source told Winderman that Miami views the invite as a no-risk situation. The Heat can bring Beasley to camp to see how he fits before decided on […]

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