Entries Tagged as 'Matt Janning'

Matt Janning playing in Italy, hoping to return to NBA

August 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

In the NBA, no job is safe. The cliché saying “the NBA is a business” is prevalent for a reason, and it could take years to finally make it in the right situation at the right time. Matt Janning found that out last season when he signed a deal with the Phoenix Suns after the […]

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Phoenix Suns release Matt Janning, assign Gani Lawal to Iowa Energy

November 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Phoenix Suns announced Tuesday afternoon that they have released rookie guard Matt Janning and assigned rookie forward Gani Lawal to the D-League’s Iowa Energy. With Robin Lopez out “several weeks” with a sprained MCL and PCL, the Suns wanted to make room for free agent 7-foot, 250-pound center Earl Barron, who they are expected […]

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Phoenix Suns training camp battle: Matt Janning vs. Zabian Dowdell vs. Chucky Atkins

September 30th, 2010 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — The Suns have been searching for that third point guard to give Steve Nash a blow in practice and push Goran Dragic. Phoenix now has a decent crop of players to choose from in Matt Janning, Zabian Dowdell and Chucky Atkins. All three come entered training camp in completely different situations — Janning […]

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Matt Janning signs multi-year deal with Phoenix Suns

August 4th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Lost in the flash of Scottie Reynolds’ sparking Summer Suns debut on July 12 against D-League Select, Matt Janning played the kind of game that made me think maybe just maybe he could be an NBA player. Although I spent the majority of my time focusing in on Reynolds (and Gani Lawal and Earl Clark […]

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