Entries Tagged as 'Jermaine O’Neal'

Phoenix Suns 105, San Antonio Spurs 101 (OT) — O’Neal takes over

February 27th, 2013 · 42 Comments

  When league experts pinpointed Jermaine O’Neal as on his way out following the Suns’ trade to acquire Marcus Morris, it made sense. O’Neal, after all, didn’t fit into what rebuilding Phoenix was attempting to do. Unlike most of the team, O’Neal isn’t young or even in his prime. He’s 34. He is banged up. […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (18-36) at Golden State Warriors (30-23)

February 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Time: 8:30 p.m. MST TV: FSAZ Despite the NBA trade deadline approaching in less than 24 hours, the Suns’ only real move has been internal. Reserve swingman Wesley Johnson, after posting season-highs in points (14) and rebounds (eight) in Phoenix’s 102-98 win over Portland, figures to get even more playing time tonight. Suns head coach […]

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Jermaine O’Neal out with irregular heartbeat

January 25th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Jermaine O’Neal has missed the last two games with an irregular heartbeat, and the Phoenix Suns center said he’ll be able to return when he and his doctors figure out the right type of medicine and correct dosage that will cure his symptoms. “They put me on some medication,” O’Neal said. “It’s a […]

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Suns shouting match? Jermaine O’Neal, GM Lance Blanks get into it

January 22nd, 2013 · 107 Comments

Count Jermaine O’Neal among the “old guard” unhappy with the new changes in Planet Orange. The Suns’ backup big man reportedly got into a post-practice shouting match with general manager Lance Blanks, according to Yahoo! Sports insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Y! Sources: Phoenix GM Lance Blanks and Jermaine O’Neal engaged in loud, angry confrontation near Suns locker […]

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Suns ‘just felt right’ for Jermaine O’Neal, who feels five years younger after offseason knee treatment

August 16th, 2012 · 18 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s long been assumed that Grant Hill will have a role waiting for him in the Phoenix Suns’ organization upon retirement, yet even during a summer in which he departed for the Los Angeles Clippers he still aided the Suns’ recruitment of a free agent. Back two and a half months ago when […]

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Jermaine O’Neal an affordable insurance policy as backup center

August 11th, 2012 · 22 Comments

One of the jokes making the rounds yesterday was that both the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers added centers with marquee names to their roster, but while the Lakers acquired Dwight Howard the Suns merely signed an aging Jermaine O’Neal. While sadly exemplifying the differences between where the two franchises are today, this move […]

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