Entries Tagged as 'Josh Childress'

Suns place winning bid for Luis Scola, amnesty Josh Childress

July 15th, 2012 · 46 Comments

The free agent bonanza continues in Phoenix as the Suns have won the amnesty auction for Luis Scola. The 6-foot-9 power forward was amnestied on Friday by the Houston Rockets as part of GM Daryl Morey’s plan to land Dwight Howard. Scola spent all of his first five NBA seasons with the Rockets after being […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Houston Rockets · Josh Childress · Luis Scola · Phoenix Suns

Josh Childress rides the pine once again before solid final month, now must sweat out amnesty decision

May 19th, 2012 · 16 Comments

PHOENIX — Pretty soon it’s going to start feeling like Groundhog’s Day for Josh Childress. For the second straight season, J-Chill entered training camp with the expectation of being a rotation player. At training camp, he spoke of feeling much more comfortable in the Suns’ system and said he was ready to put his underwhelming […]

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Phoenix Suns’ struggles can be traced to offense’s demise

March 1st, 2012 · 4 Comments

During the first six years after the return of Nash, the Phoenix Suns dominated regular season play thanks to perhaps the best offense in NBA history over that length of a period. The Suns led the league in offensive efficiency each and every one of those campaigns with some seasons that ranked among the best […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Josh Childress · Offense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Sebastian Telfair · Steve Nash

Josh Childress and Hakim Warrick working toward bounceback seasons

December 21st, 2011 · 21 Comments

PHOENIX – Nearly a year and a half ago, the Suns signed Hedo Turkoglu, Josh Childress, and Hakim Warrick to help Phoenix transition away from the Amare Stoudemire era. The trio was summoned by Lon Babby to try their hand at replacing one of the NBA’s most dominant offensive big men. Phoenix’s plan flopped. Turkoglu […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns

Josh Childress ‘dialed in’ for a bounceback year

December 14th, 2011 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — When Josh Childress signed with the Suns, he expected to “anchor the bench.” Instead he was anchored to the bench. Not much when right for J-Chill since he starred in last season’s training camp exhibition game. First he fractured his finger going up for a dunk during a meaningless preseason game and thus […]

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The day the Suns’ season should have started and amnesty clause chatter

November 2nd, 2011 · 8 Comments

Today we should be talking about the Phoenix Suns opening their season at home against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. We should be discussing the importance of this opening three-game homestand that includes games against the Lakers and Blazers as well and what kind of edge the Suns get with the Thunder having […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Josh Childress · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis