Entries Tagged as 'All-Star Weekend'

3-on-3: Steve Nash All-Star edition

February 25th, 2012 · 8 Comments

When Steve Nash made his first All-Star appearance 10 years ago, not even his mother could have dreamed he would one day become an eight-time All-Star, as he is today. Yet of course Nash has only gotten better with age and tomorrow evening he will become the third-oldest player to ever suit up for an All-Star […]

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Steve Nash still ‘oblivious’ to trade rumors, thinks he can play a few more years

February 25th, 2012 · 26 Comments

Orlando, we know how you feel. Three years ago when downtown Phoenix hosted the All-Star weekend extravaganza I called it “a party before the Suns set,” with All-Star starter Amare Stoudemire firmly on the trading block and head coach Terry Porter out the door before the circus left town. Meanwhile, the 6-foot-11, 265-pound elephant in […]

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Markieff Morris survives grueling Rising Stars Challenge, catches nifty Rubio passes

February 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

That was the single greatest game with no defense* ever played between two teams consisting of first- and second-year players selected for their teams by Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal in history! *Okay; technically, some defense was played, at least on one possession. It was all Greg Monroe’s fault, and it was hilarious. Seriously, if […]

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Nash, Morris try to keep the Phoenix Suns relevant during NBA All-Star weekend

February 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

The rest of the NBA, like many Phoenix Suns fans, are calling for the franchise to free Steve Nash. Those wishes stem from the understanding that owner Robert Sarver and company need to rebuild and let the two-time MVP find himself a possible NBA championship elsewhere in the few seasons he might have remaining. Management […]

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Steve Nash selected for All-Star Game

February 9th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Steve Nash has done his level best to keep the Suns afloat all season long, through offensive droughts and ever-shifting rotations. On Thursday evening, the NBA coaches rewarded him for his efforts by selecting him as a Western Conference reserve for the 2012 All-Star Game in Orlando. It’s Nash’s eighth All-Star Game and his sixth as […]

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Steve Nash deserves an All-Star invitation

February 8th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Last season all the numbers pointed to Steve Nash earning an All-Star bid but one: the Phoenix Suns’ record. Despite ranking near the top of all the advanced stats and scoring, assisting and shooting comparably to his MVP seasons, Deron Williams and Russell Westbrook secured the Western Conference’s backup point guard spots. We will find […]

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