Damian Lillard’s journey from overlooked point guard to lottery pick

June 12th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Born and raised in Oakland, Calif., Damian Lillard grew up yearning to one day become the next great point guard to come out of the basketball mecca known for producing floor general legends like Gary Payton and Jason Kidd. But despite a tireless work ethic and unquestioned drive to be great, Lillard’s chances of becoming […]

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Could Terrence Ross be exactly what the Phoenix Suns are looking for?

June 11th, 2012 · 22 Comments

Check out more of my NBA Draft videos at my YouTube Channel and at DraftExpress. Also follow me on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest video releases.  A week ago today Suns GM Lance Blanks stood in front of the Phoenix media and spoke about the team’s need to inject youth into […]

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The end could be near for Grant Hill

June 9th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Last offseason the Phoenix Suns used $6.5 million, the NBA’s top training staff, good friends Steve Nash and Alvin Gentry, and the Arizona sunshine to lure Grant Hill away from a handful of perennial playoff contenders. The 39-year-old was his usual self on the defensive end and in the locker room, but inconsistent offensive production along […]

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Phoenix Suns expected to target perimeter player with the 13th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft

June 4th, 2012 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — At the first ever “Lunch with Lance” media gathering this afternoon, Phoenix Suns GM Lance Blanks was a closed book when discussing specific players the Suns could target with the 13th pick in this year’s draft. He spoke of the draft’s depth in comparison to last year. He touched on the lengths the Suns’ staff […]

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Phoenix Suns 2012 NBA Draft Preview: Options at No. 13 and who to select

May 31st, 2012 · 54 Comments

Last year Lance Blanks’ NBA Draft duties were simple: select the best available power forward. With Steve Nash at point, Marcin Gortat and Robin Lopez anchoring the five spot, and more wing options than a menu at Zipps Sports Grill, it wasn’t difficult to pinpoint Phoenix’s biggest area of need. Blanks, Lon Babby, Alvin Gentry […]

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Utah Jazz 100, Phoenix Suns 88 — Botched play-in game

April 25th, 2012 · 48 Comments

That’s it, that’s all folks. Despite an improbable run to turn around what was once a 12-19 season, the Phoenix Suns’ playoff hopes are officially squashed after they fell to the Utah Jazz 100-88 in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night. Thanks to a trio of monster double-doubles from Paul Milsap (26-15), Al Jefferson (18-16) […]

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