Entries from October 2013

4-on-4: Phoenix Suns 2013-14 season preview

October 29th, 2013 · 34 Comments

It’s that time. The NBA season is upon us, and it’s already expected to be one of the most miserable but gripping in Phoenix Suns franchise history. Never before have so many NBA teams been so willing to tank, but never before have the Suns gone into a season with so few expectations. That doesn’t […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns Preview

Slava Kravtsov brings the damage

October 28th, 2013 · 56 Comments

PHOENIX — When speculating the Suns’ final cuts before the Marcin Gortat trade, the mere possibility of said trade made center Viacheslav Kravtsov a player Phoenix was unlikely to cut. Once Gortat was traded to the Washington Wizards for the injured Emeka Okafor, Kravtsov’s opportunity grew. It appears Miles Plumlee, Channing Frye and Alex Len […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns

VotS Live: Chatting about the Suns’ Marcin Gortat trade

October 26th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Join us at 6 p.m. MST as we chat about the Suns’ trade of Marcin Gortat to the Washington Wizards. And feel free to ask us any questions about the Suns.

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Marcin Gortat · Shannon Brown · Washington Wizards

Phoenix Suns exercise 2014-15 options on Morris twins, Plumlee

October 26th, 2013 · 32 Comments

A day after finishing their offseason trading spree for assets, the Phoenix Suns checked off another item on their offseason to-do list by picking up the 2014-15 team options on the rookie contracts of Markieff Morris, Marcus Morris and Miles Plumlee. As I explained earlier in the week, these were pretty easy decisions for the […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Phoenix Suns trade Marcin Gortat to complete offseason of asset acquisition

October 25th, 2013 · 37 Comments

After Amare Stoudemire departed as a free agent during the 2010 offseason, the Phoenix Suns spent two seasons wandering in the desert stuck between being a veteran team fighting for a playoff spot and a young team rebuilding. They ultimately were neither as they failed to reach the playoffs in either of those campaigns and […]

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Tags: Emeka Okafor · Kendall Marshall · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough · Shannon Brown · Trades

Marcin Gortat key in trade between Suns, Wizards

October 25th, 2013 · 58 Comments

The Suns have agreed to send Marcin Gortat, Kendall Marshall, Malcolm Lee and Shannon Brown to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Emeka Okafor and a protected 2014 first-round pick in the trade first reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein and the Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman added the specifics of the draft pick, […]

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Tags: Emeka Okafor · Kendall Marshall · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Ryan McDonough · Shannon Brown