Entries Tagged as '1993 Phoenix Suns'

Kevin Johnson: ‘My story is a Phoenix story’

February 27th, 2014 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — Kevin Johnson never expected all of this. Coming out of a poor northern California neighborhood, he never dreamed of getting to the NBA, let alone be one of the most electrifying players in the league for many years. From 1988-1997, Johnson averaged 19.8 points and 10 assists per game as he led the […]

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Phoenix Suns part of the best NBA Finals ever?

June 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments

As I opened up my Sports Illustrated this week, I was prepared to be disappointed with a hockey cover and a teased NBA feature on the San Antonio Spurs. However, along with that I was treated to Jack McCallum’s oral history piece (you need to buy the magazine to read the full story) on “The Best Finals […]

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Suns-Bulls 1993 NBA Finals Game 6 live blog

October 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Observations Paxson drilled a jumper to beat the first quarter buzzer as well. The Suns did not score in the final 2:23 and they had so, so, sooooo many chances to do so. Barkley missed a shot at the rim, a very long Majerle three nearly rolled in (but why was he shooting so far out […]

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Charles Barkley reflects on a list he wants no part of

May 28th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Every time Charles Barkley turns on a championship matchup — be it the Super Bowl, World Series or NBA Finals — he knows it’s coming. He calls it “the s— list,” the list of great players who have never won a ring that taunts Barkley whenever a member of this exclusive list plays on the […]

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Tags: 1993 Phoenix Suns · Charles Barkley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Amare and Spade: Episode 4

January 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Amare Stoudemire’s All-Star self-promotion campaign finished up today with his fourth and final video, “Baby Powder.” You all know by now that Amare leads Andrew Bynum by about a gazillion votes, and surely the viral campaign had something to do with it (getting listed as the Suns’ “center” probably had more to do with it, […]

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Tags: 1993 Phoenix Suns · All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Charles Barkley · Dan Majerle · Steve Nash

A vote for Mayor KJ

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

KJ, Kevin Johnson will always have a special place in my heart for his killer crossover, dunking on Hakeem and for that 25-9-7 while playing 62 minutes in Game 3 of the 1993 NBA Finals. But who would have ever thought he would become Mayor KJ? “Today the country elected the first African-American president, Barack […]

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Tags: 1993 Phoenix Suns · Charles Barkley · Kevin Johnson · Steve Nash