In a free market, prices for commodities eventually come to a perfect equilibrium that maximizes the benefit to both customers and suppliers. But the NBA is far from a free market. Free markets don’t have salary caps. Free markets don’t have moratoriums. Free markets don’t have maximum salaries, rookie scales, and luxury taxes. And most […]
Entries Tagged as 'Free Agency'
July 1st, 2013 · 29 Comments
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June 30th, 2013 · 23 Comments
In the wake of a seven-game NBA Finals and the one of the most unpredictable drafts in recent memory, the NBA community turned off their cell phones this weekend, sat down on the couch with a bowl of chips, and finally got around to watching those Netflix DVD’s which had been sitting next to the […]
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August 23rd, 2012 · 22 Comments
The ValleyoftheSuns team breaks down all the moves the Phoenix Suns made this offseason and discusses what they mean for the franchise’s future.
August 10th, 2012 · 24 Comments
The Phoenix Suns have smoothed out the last rough spot on their reconstructed roster by signing free agent center Jermaine O’Neal, The Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro reports. The 6-foot-11, 255-pound veteran most recently played for the Boston Celtics, where while not a mainstay in the lineup due to injury, he was still productive when he […]
August 7th, 2012 · 57 Comments
The Suns’ whirlwind offseason is drawing to a close. After some major departures and a slew of new additions, the front office has only one spot left to fill: the backup center. Marcin Gortat, once a high-profile backup himself, has emerged as a big man Phoenix can build around. But he can’t play 48 minutes […]
July 28th, 2012 · 17 Comments
The NBA is a league where superstardom is not only needed to win, but needed to boast about relevance. Or at least, it’s used to boast about a pseudo-relevance. Like the Phoenix Suns’ moves this offseason or don’t, it’s hard to give this team a face. The front office knows this, and after watching helplessly […]