Suns Draft: Drafting for need vs. best available

June 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As Thursday’s draft quickly approaches, there is one dynamic to every team’s first-round selection that is often overlooked: Is it better to draft to fill a need or to take the best available player at the time? Looking at the Suns depth-wise with a roster that currently features Amar’e, Shaq, and Nash, they appear to […]

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Tags: Draft

One more run!

May 7th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Because of the NBA Playoffs, the Suns have been relatively safe from the screaming rumors that pervaded the locker room around the Trade Deadline, but rest assured: they will be back. This summer we’ll hear cries of “trade Shaq!” and “Amare is a headcase!” Here’s my question: why do anything? At the end of the […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Amare Stoudemire · Future · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robert Sarver · Shaquille O'Neal · Steve Nash

Suns 110, Timberwolves 97 – Rookies’ night out

April 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Grant Hill wants to be a Phoenix Sun next year, and you know what, every single Suns fan should be pulling for him to be back. Let’s see if Steve Kerr and Robert Sarver finally get it right and bring back the man who doesn’t seem to realize the Suns’ season is over, the man […]

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Tags: Future · Goran Dragic · Grant Hill · Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez

Suns 139, Kings 111 – Another step forward

April 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

And now, Sunday matters. With the coupling of Phoenix’s big 139-111 victory Friday night and Dallas’s shocking loss in Memphis, the Suns are three games back going into a make or break showdown Sunday on ABC in Dallas. Not many people expected the Mavs to lose a game like this, and it’s just what the […]

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Tags: Bench · Dallas Mavericks · Defense · Leandro Barbosa · Phoenix Suns Recap · Sacramento Kings

How the Suns could still do it

March 30th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Before you even begin to read this, let me make this little disclaimer clear: I truly believe the Suns are done and I’m already looking forward to June 25, 2009, when hopefully Steve Kerr keeps the Suns’ picks and starts the rebuilding process. However, given the schedule makeups of both Phoenix and Dallas, the Suns are […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Game Thread: Suns (35-31) at Warriors (23-42)

March 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Suns 154, Warriors 130             Last night’s win provided one more breath of air.  After tonight, we’ll know just a little bit more. The Suns have the benefit of getting to watch Dallas play the best team in the West, the Lakers, before even having to take the court.  It’s […]

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Tags: Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns Preview