Entries Tagged as 'Future'

On Goran Dragic’s Phoenix Suns future

January 4th, 2014 · 31 Comments

The Phoenix Suns have won 14 of 20 games finished by Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe, yet national media members continue to believe the team will eventually split the tandem up. Phoenix — which dropped to 5-6 when missing a star guard (including the OKC game Dragic left early in the second half) after Thursday’s […]

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Tags: Future · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns top draft value rankings, move up in future power rankings

September 25th, 2013 · 20 Comments

After a decade in which the Suns have not drafted any impact players (with the jury still out on the current crop), an ESPN draft projection expects that to change in a big way the next few seasons as the organization continues its rebuild through draft picks and cap space. Kevin Pelton’s draft value rankings […]

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Tags: Draft · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Luis Scola converted into more assets for efficient Suns

July 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments

When an amnesty provision allowing teams to eliminate one salary from their cap emerged from the muck of the 2011 lockout, we knew it would provide teams under the cap with a means to add veteran talent on the cheap. As the Phoenix Suns discovered today when they traded amnesty acquisition Luis Scola to Indiana […]

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Tags: Future · Gerald Green · Luis Scola · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades

Eric Bledsoe trade the best use of Phoenix Suns’ flexibility

July 2nd, 2013 · 55 Comments

After striking out in their attempt to acquire Eric Gordon last offseason, the Phoenix Suns have maintained excess cap space waiting for a day like today. No, this had nothing to do with being cheap, instead it was an asset management technique whereby the Suns saved their cap room for a time when it would […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Future · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough · Trades

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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Tags: 1993 Phoenix Suns · Future · Phoenix Suns

What should the Phoenix Suns do with Marcin Gortat?

August 30th, 2012 · 67 Comments

For the first time in eight seasons, Steve Nash is no longer the face of the Phoenix Suns franchise, nor is he the sun, moon and stars of it either. For my money, that new face is Marcin Gortat, which is to say the Suns lack a franchise player. That’s no knock on Marcin. The […]

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Tags: Future · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis