Eric Bledsoe’s return brings hope

March 11th, 2014 · 15 Comments

Eric Bledsoe is coming back at the perfect time. Sure the Suns would have loved to have their star guard return sooner, but was a recovering Bledsoe really going to help the Suns fair better in their last four games? I think not. A win over the Thunder was a better haul from those four […]

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Los Angeles Clippers 112, Phoenix Suns 105 – Too little too late

March 10th, 2014 · 25 Comments

You know the sound a balloon makes when the air is let out? That sound perfectly sums up the Suns 112-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers tonight at the StaplesCenter. Phoenix was completely blown away in the first half. Goran Dragic picked up two fouls early in the first and another early in the […]

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Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder (46-15) at Phoenix Suns (35-25)

March 6th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ The Phoenix Suns should be offended by tonight’s TV schedule. The TNT doubleheader starts off with a rematch of last year’s Finals between the Heat and the Spurs. That’s a game totally worthy of national TV. But that sure-to-be-intense battle is followed up with a surefire blowout between the […]

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Preview: Los Angeles Clippers (41-20) at Phoenix Suns (35-24)

March 4th, 2014 · 20 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ This is where it gets interesting for the Phoenix Suns. Over the next seven days, the Suns will play four tough games against three opponents currently sitting above them in the Western Conference standings. After hosting the Clippers and Thunder, the Suns will hit the road to face Golden […]

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From Data to Dollars: Revolutionizing NBA ticketing

March 1st, 2014 · No Comments

BOSTON — So much of the focus at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is on analyzing and optimizing performance on the court. SportVu cameras capture players’ every movement in real-time. Catapult smart shirts measure a player’s heart rate, total exertion, and distance covered. There’s even a basketball which can connect to your smartphone and make […]

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Notes from the 2014 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

March 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

BOSTON — For as odd as it is to walk around a massive convention center, wading through a sea of over-eager students, journalists, Type-A millionaires, and certified numbers wizards, there are unique experiences to be had at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference that more than make up for the strangeness. You could share a Zen-filled […]

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