The Suns made a big splash over the weekend, dealing away their top scorer and giving up on the Hedo Turkoglu experiment. Opinions about the trade that sent Jason Richardson, Turkoglu and Earl Clark to the Magic haven’t been unanimous, but everyone, of course, has an opinion to share. So as the Suns await the [...]
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December 20th, 2010 · 5 Comments
December 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Phoenix Suns players and the principals of their blockbuster trade with the Orlando Magic have been actively commenting on the deal on Twitter. These tweets go to show what Jason Richardson meant to his teammates.
@JRich23 — It’s been a great 2 1/2 yrs Suns fans! My family and I enjoyed out time around such a [...]
December 18th, 2010 · 19 Comments
Give the Phoenix Suns credit for one thing: they know know when to admit they made a mistake.
Today’s trade of Hedo Turkoglu, Jason Richardson and Earl Clark for Vince Carter, Marcin Gortat, Mickael Pietrus, a 2011 first-rounder and cash marks admission that the Turkoglu deal — and really the Clark lottery pick while we’re at [...]
December 18th, 2010 · No Comments
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ front office knew it was time to make a splash.
The suits gave their patchwork assembled team a quarter of a season to prove they were a unit that could compete.
Saturday’s trade was an indication of a step in a new direction.
“We came here with the idea that we were going to take [...]
December 18th, 2010 · 43 Comments
In a move that seemed to come out of nowhere, the Phoenix Suns on Saturday traded Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu and Earl Clark to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Vince Carter, Marcin Gortat, Mickael Pietrus, a 2011 1st round draft pick and about $3 million, according to a Suns release.
ESPN’s Chris Broussard, as well [...]
December 9th, 2010 · 14 Comments
PHOENIX — For three quarters the Phoenix Suns appeared to be sleepwalking through tonight’s matchup against Memphis, seemingly exhausted after playing last night in Portland with an off kilter shooting eye that seemed to be contagious.
Trailing by 14 heading into the fourth, head coach Alvin Gentry had no choice but to unleash his much-maligned bench, [...]