Heading into the 2012-13 season, Marcin Gortat and Goran Dragic were supposed to be the focal points of the Phoenix Suns’ offense. It was assumed by many that Goran Dragic would seamlessly fill Steve Nash’s shoes, especially when it came to running the pick and roll with Gortat. Here’s a fun exercise: close your eyes [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Goran Dragic'
May 11th, 2013 · 11 Comments
April 30th, 2013 · 48 Comments
With the Suns’ season over and the offseason already in full swing as the team searches for a new general manager and a head coach, questions are aplenty. So instead of the traditional 5-on-5 to recap the season, we’re going to — like the Suns — start from scratch and work through five 5-on-1 sessions. [...]
April 22nd, 2013 · 31 Comments
In 2012-13, the Phoenix Suns got it so wrong, they actually got it right. That is of course, if the next move is to actually rebuild.
Over the previous two seasons, team management assembled rosters that were fairly entertaining and more or less competitive for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference. Both playoff attempts [...]
April 18th, 2013 · 19 Comments
PHOENIX — Nearly three months after being named the Phoenix Suns interim head coach, Lindsey Hunter looked thoroughly beaten Thursday. Gone was the self-described fighter. Gone was the wide-eyed smile. Gone was the passionate coach speak that had become a common fixture during his pre and post-game press conferences.
For the first time during his tenure [...]
April 15th, 2013 · 11 Comments
Time: 7 p.m. MST
Tonight will be a busy night of basketball viewing for Phoenix Suns’ fans. At 7 p.m. MST, the Suns will play their final home game of the year. They take on the Houston Rockets for what feels like the 50th time in the last month. But before tip off at the [...]
April 13th, 2013 · 38 Comments
The Suns have admitted they’re not a team with a lot of room for error. They didn’t play that way at Minnesota, attempting behind-the-back and no-look passes, proving that the Suns can indeed play loosely.
Just not efficiently.
Against one of the best defensive perimeters in the league (Ricky Rubio, Luke Ridnour and Andrei Kirilenko average a combined [...]