Entries Tagged as 'All-Star Weekend'

Markieff Morris invited to Rising Stars Challenge

February 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Phoenix Suns of the past decade have been chastised for not drafting and developing quality young talent, and perhaps that indictment can be summed up by the fact that Steve Nash (1997), Shawn Marion (2001) and Amare Stoudemire (2003) were the last three Suns to play in the rookie-sophomore game. With Phoenix on the […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Marcin Gortat: All-Star center?

January 26th, 2012 · 35 Comments

Is Marcin Gortat an All-Star? It’s a relatively simple question, but one without a simple answer. For any player being considered for the All Star Game, there are three factors in play: statistics, reputation, and popularity. In each of these categories, players compete against one another to determine who will represent their respective conferences in […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Steve Nash snubbed from 2011 All-Star team

February 3rd, 2011 · 20 Comments

PHOENIX — Perhaps because the Suns have played sub-.500 basketball for the majority of the season, seven-time All-Star Steve Nash did not receive an invitation to the 2011 All-Star Game despite another fantastic statistical season. Deron Williams and Russell Westbrook got the call at the point guard spot behind starting point guard Chris Paul in […]

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All-Star 2010: Amare Stoudemire hears more rumors, Steve Nash drops more dimes

February 14th, 2010 · 7 Comments

It’s really something that when you look at the starting rosters for the West and East All-Stars you find eight untouchable forever franchise players, a ninth in Joe Johnson whom the Hawks would love to keep this offseason and then a guy who could be about to be dealt for J.J. Hickson. We all know […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash

More Amare to Cleveland rumors on All-Star Day

February 14th, 2010 · 17 Comments

The Phoenix Suns are the only NBA team to boast a pair of starters in tonight’s All-Star Game, and my how different has this week been for the two of them? While Steve Nash has been running the Olympic torch, lighting the Olympic cauldron and winning the Skills Challenge at the age of 36 (rumors unconfirmed […]

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Tags: All-Star Weekend · Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Philadelphia 76ers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash

All-Star 2010: Steve Nash wins Skills Challenge

February 13th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Facing a significantly younger field, Suns point guard Steve Nash captured his second skills title in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge as part of All-Star Saturday Night. “I asked them since I’m a lot older if I could start at the second rack,” Nash joked to TNT Cheryl Miller after the competition. Nash cruised into […]

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