Entries Tagged as 'Lockout'

Robert Sarver tells his side

December 13th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Throughout the lockout, Robert Sarver was portrayed as one of the leaders of the hardliners, an owner who wanted to line his pockets more than play basketball. He was forced to bite his tongue amid anonymous reports of his wife requesting the midlevel in a designer bag and Sarver being one of more difficult owners […]

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10 ways the labor agreement impacts the Phoenix Suns

December 1st, 2011 · 22 Comments

This past year NBA front offices were stuck in limbo in that they could only evaluate each potential decision based on the current system, not the system those decisions would end up impacting. With the lockout all but over, those poor general managers now have a road map by which to base future decisions. Now […]

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Short NBA season helps Phoenix Suns

November 29th, 2011 · 34 Comments

No one wanted a shortened season. Not the players, not the owners, not the fans, not even David Stern. In an ideal world, those 149 days that made up the NBA lockout would have been filled with free agent signings, trade rumors, training camp, and eventually, basketball that actually counts. The players, owners and league […]

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Scheduling conflict

November 28th, 2011 · 12 Comments

The NBA is returning! As a fan, I can think of no better news to receive over Thanksgiving weekend. (Although the invention of calorie-free pumpkin pie or news that canned cranberry sauce adds years to your life would have been in contention.) Amidst all the raucous celebration of the NBA’s return from the barren wasteland […]

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NBA lockout over, games to begin on Christmas Day

November 26th, 2011 · 44 Comments

Let there be NBA basketball. After a 15-hour meeting that lasted into the wee hours of Saturday morning, the NBA owners and players reached a handshake agreement, ending the 149-day lockout. “We want to play basketball,” NBA commissioner David Stern said. Pending ratification by both the players and the owners, the league is planning on […]

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Did Steve Nash play his last game as a Sun?

November 21st, 2011 · 19 Comments

That’s the question we will all have to ponder if the NBA lockout wipes out the 2011-12 season and along with it the final year of Steve Nash’s Phoenix Suns contract. Ever since Amare Stoudemire announced his plans to revive New York basketball, the question of what to do with Nash (and by proxy the […]

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