The Phoenix Suns desperately need to hit a home run with the 13th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, not just for the team’s slowly dwindling future, but for its oft-criticized front office as well. Ever since Lon Babby and Lance Blanks joined forces to replace Steve Kerr, there have been very few victories in terms of […]
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June 20th, 2011 · 16 Comments
April 16th, 2011 · 14 Comments
PHOENIX — For the second straight year the Phoenix Suns enter a pivotal offseason that’s likely to reverberate throughout the next decade. Last year’s much-ballyhooed Summer of 2010 was a total flop for Phoenix, a major reason the Suns went from the conference finals to the lottery. They entered that crucial period without a general […]
April 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments
August 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments
PHOENIX — When the Phoenix Suns hired Lon Babby to head their basketball operations department, he immediately set out to find a “basketball genius” talent evaluator to complement his front office talents. He also sought out a candidate who would be a great cultural fit, an executive who had been around winning organizations and somebody […]
August 26th, 2010 · No Comments
Watch the Lance Blanks introductory press conference in it’s entirety below. President of basketball operations Long Babby and head coach Alvin Gentry also answer questions.
August 9th, 2010 · 5 Comments
PHOENIX — After Thursday’s hiring of Lance Blanks, the Phoenix Suns’ unorthodox basketball operations department has been filled out at the top. We know that Blanks will be the “basketball genius” playing the hunter role of scoping out talent while former player agent Lon Babby will be the skinner who negotiates deals and interprets the […]