Entries Tagged as 'Future'

On Steve Nash’s loyalty and the Suns as a legitimate playoff contender

March 17th, 2012 · 22 Comments

A recent Paul Coro article reinforced the most interesting aspect of the Phoenix Suns’ trade season: the fact that Steve Nash rumors never came close to being a distraction. During the week before the trade deadline we heard nary anything about the possibility of Nash being moved whereas Dwight Howard seemed to change his mind […]

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Dissecting the Phoenix Suns’ ESPN Future Power Rankings

February 10th, 2012 · 37 Comments

Prepare to wince, cringe, cry, or do whatever you may whenever the future looks dark. Chad Ford and John Hollinger released their most recent NBA Future Power Rankings on Wednesday, and if you’re a Suns fan, you probably know what I’m about to tell you. Let’s just say that if you went to a psychic […]

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Phoenix Suns notes: Nash, Amare and scheduling fun

January 22nd, 2012 · 16 Comments

The one story that won’t go away this season features this simple yet excruciating question: Will the Suns trade Steve Nash, and if so what can they get for him? Every time they lose a few games — as the Suns recently did in dropping five straight — the Nash whispers will grow a little […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Future · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Shannon Brown, Sebastian Telfair deals set up 2012 splurge, so why not start rebuilding now?

December 9th, 2011 · 12 Comments

Last offseason the Phoenix Suns’ front office was criticized for lacking a plan when Amare Stoudemire left, instead throwing money at role players for the sake of spending. No such charges can be levied against the Suns’ front office this offseason as all moves have been made with one goal in mind: maintaining 2012 cap […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Future · Grant Hill · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Sebastian Telfair · Shannon Brown · Steve Nash

10 ways the labor agreement impacts the Phoenix Suns

December 1st, 2011 · 22 Comments

This past year NBA front offices were stuck in limbo in that they could only evaluate each potential decision based on the current system, not the system those decisions would end up impacting. With the lockout all but over, those poor general managers now have a road map by which to base future decisions. Now […]

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Tags: Aaron Brooks · Amare Stoudemire · Free Agency · Future · Jared Dudley · Lockout · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robert Sarver · Steve Nash

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ success presents hope for the Suns

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Before the 2011 baseball season started, nobody gave the Arizona Diamondbacks much of a chance of finishing any better than third or fourth in their own division. It made sense, as they were 27 games behind San Francisco in 2010 and 25 back of the Dodgers in 2009, and their offseason was more of an […]

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