Entries Tagged as 'Lance Blanks'

A discussion on Lance Blanks and the Suns’ front office

April 26th, 2013 · 41 Comments

Editor’s Note: Michael Schwartz took a few hours away from his studies to discuss the Suns’ offseason move of parting ways with Lance Blanks. Our discussion touches on the mark left by Blanks, what Phoenix must look for in a new GM, and how Blanks’ lack of PR savvy might’ve been his biggest issue. Michael […]

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Babby on the GM hunt; Hunter remains coaching candidate

April 24th, 2013 · 36 Comments

Lon Babby wasn’t ducking the truth on Tuesday when he met with the media to discuss the decision by the franchise to part ways with general manager Lance Blanks. That only means the pressure is all on choosing the right replacement. “I don’t for one minute absolve myself from the responsibilities and decisions that we’ve […]

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Lance Blanks’ tenure as Suns GM: A review

April 23rd, 2013 · 15 Comments

When the Phoenix Suns fired general manager Lance Blanks on Monday, it perhaps wasn’t a shock considering president of basketball ops Lon Babby had signed a contract extension that didn’t line up with the end of his front office-mate’s deal. It was, however, surprising because Blanks and Babby’s futures were always seemingly intertwined. Now they’re […]

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Lance Blanks’ funniest quotes

April 23rd, 2013 · 17 Comments

Looking back on Lance Blanks and his role as general manager of the Phoenix Suns, let the record show that there’s no reason to think that all of the below quotes are all that ridiculous. Some are simply coming from a guy with a high-pressure job who wants to win. With help from Michael Schwartz’s […]

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Lance Blanks leaves the Phoenix Suns

April 22nd, 2013 · 56 Comments

In a shocking turn as we enter the summer, the Phoenix Suns and general manager Lance Blanks are going their separate ways, the team announced Monday in a press release. Blanks and the team had a parting of ways in their words, but it’s no secret that the move is a result of rumbling disappointment […]

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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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