Entries Tagged as 'Ben Wallace'

So much for Big Ben retiring

August 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

In the aftermath of Cleveland’s loss to Orlando in the East Finals, I suggested the Suns should trade Shaq to the Cavs because of the possibility that Ben Wallace would retire and immediately free up $14 million in cap space. Of course, the Suns ended up making that cap-friendly deal and will save a cool […]

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Tags: Ben Wallace · Detroit Pistons · Shaquille O'Neal · Trades

Summer League Day 1, “Sun Tzu” and more

July 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

It’s kind of hard to cover Vegas Summer League, when you’re stuck back in the Valley, but here are my impressions from a thorough analysis of the box score of the Suns’ 95-90 victory over Dallas. Oh, and check out some video highlights, too, while you’re at it. Obviously, Robin Lopez was the story of […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Ben Wallace · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Suns News: Ben Wallace bought out

July 13th, 2009 · 9 Comments

As expected, early this evening Ben Wallace agreed to a $10 million dollar buyout of his current $14 million dollar contract.  The Suns will save $8 million dollars next season from the buyout, $4 million payroll and $4 million luxury tax if they are a taxpayer again. When the Suns acquired Wallace from the Cavs […]

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Tags: Ben Wallace · Channing Frye · Phoenix Suns News

Grant Hill re-signs, Channing Frye next

July 10th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Just when I was positive Grant Hill was leaving for New York, Hill opted to stay in Phoenix with the Suns. I have learned not to assume anything is official until it is actually, well, official. Contrary to previous days’ indications, Grant Hill has agreed to remain with the Phoenix Suns.  Paul Coro is reporting that Hill […]

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Tags: Ben Wallace · Channing Frye · Earl Clark · Free Agency · Future · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash

Suns Rumors: Will Nash want out?

July 4th, 2009 · 24 Comments

As Suns fans anxiously wait to see what direction their franchise will be going this season, the same could be said 10 times over for star guard Steve Nash. Nash has hinted a number of times at possibly rather being in New York next season, as he not so subtly did on Letterman a few […]

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Tags: Ben Wallace · New Orleans Hornets · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Steve Nash · Trades

Suns Rumors: Ben Wallace for Tyson Chandler?

June 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Now that the Shaq trade is in the books and Robert Sarver got the salary relief that he was vying for, who will be the Suns’ starting center next season? Louis Amundson is certainly not the answer, and Robin Lopez is nowhere near ready. The solution may very well be found in the form of New […]

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Tags: Ben Wallace · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Trades