Entries Tagged as 'Future'

Phoenix Suns’ future not as bleak as future power rankings say, although stars still needed

August 17th, 2012 · 42 Comments

It’s become a tradition for the Phoenix Suns to fare poorly in ESPN’s future power rankings, and the edition released this week provided no exception. The rankings by ESPN’s John Hollinger and Chad Ford slotted the Suns’ future 29th for the next three years thanks to a No. 28 ranking in players and No. 29 for […]

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Phoenix Suns complete offseason of asset acquisition

July 30th, 2012 · 70 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns entered the summer short on assets and talented young players. After an offseason that saw them say goodbye to franchise legends Steve Nash and Grant Hill, that has completely changed. The Suns have come out of July with three quality players in their early-to-mid 20′s with varying degrees of potential, […]

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A discussion on the Phoenix Suns’ offseason

May 6th, 2012 · 35 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following is a free-flowing conversation between Michael Schwartz and Kevin Zimmerman on the Phoenix Suns’ options this offseason. Michael Schwartz: Two seasons ago the Phoenix Suns faced a franchise-altering summer and came away with a slew of overpriced role players after Amare Stoudemire departed. The Suns are embarking on another critical offseason in […]

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Phoenix Suns in no hurry to make a splash, plan on ‘disciplined’ approach to rebuilding team into a contender

May 3rd, 2012 · 43 Comments

PHOENIX — Lon Babby wants the Phoenix Suns to be an elite team. To him, that defines a squad “that’s going to legitimately compete for championships every year.” “That’s what we aspire to, that’s what we work towards every single day that we’re here,” he said. In actuality, the Suns are a .500 team after […]

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Reflections on the season and where the Phoenix Suns go from here

April 20th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following is a lengthy free-flowing conversation between Michael Schwartz and Mike Schmitz on the state of the Suns. Michael Schwartz: Right now all the Phoenix Suns can bother focusing on is the next game. With three games remaining, they are two victories (if one comes in Utah) away from securing a playoff berth […]

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Steve Nash won’t return to Phoenix ‘if there isn’t an improvement’

March 29th, 2012 · 53 Comments

Steve Nash sent a message Thursday that Suns management must have heard loud and clear: he will only return next season if Phoenix improves. Nash spoke to everyone from Bill Simmons to Dan Patrick to Jim Rome as part of a Dove Men Care promotional media circuit and touched on a variety of interesting topics […]

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