Entries Tagged as 'Mickael Pietrus'

Mickael Pietrus’ comments to L’Equipe are much ado about nothing

July 8th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Mickael Pietrus is quite the character. He loves the camera and enjoys being in the spotlight, so it’s through those glasses that we must analyze the news that Pietrus told the French paper L’Equipe that many teams — as well as Kobe Bryant – want him. This shouldn’t be taken as a diss on Pietrus. I personally find […]

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Mickael Pietrus picks up option, becomes $5.3 million expiring contract

June 14th, 2011 · 15 Comments

Knowing he likely would not get a better offer in free agency, Mickael Pietrus picked up his $5.3 million option for 2011-12 on Monday. This has been widely expected since the Suns acquired Pietrus in their blockbuster trade with Orlando in December considering how much salaries are likely to be depressed this offseason, meaning Pietrus’ […]

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All quiet on the Phoenix Suns trade front

February 20th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Last year at this time Amare Stoudemire was engulfed in All-Star Weekend trade rumors. This year all is quiet on the Phoenix Suns front, with nary a player even involved in the weekend and the only trade whispers coming from the comment sections of blogs like this one. Although the Suns will always do their […]

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Tags: Josh Childress · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Vince Carter

Phoenix Suns 102, Utah Jazz 101 — Frye en fuego

February 16th, 2011 · 17 Comments

PHOENIX — You might not know it by his results, but Channing Frye does not believe in the hot hand theory. Whether he’s shooting 1-for-7 and 2-for-11 as he has in the past few weeks or 12-for-16 as he did in Tuesday’s 102-101 win over the Utah Jazz, Frye always tries to shoot the same […]

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Tags: Channing Frye · Goran Dragic · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Three-Pointers · Utah Jazz

Mickael Pietrus rejoins rotation to give Grant Hill rest

January 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

PHOENIX — Going into the season, Alvin Gentry expected to require the services of Grant Hill for something like 20-25 minutes per contest. Instead he has played 30.4 minutes per game, including an average of 37.8 per game during the final four games of the Suns five-game win streak (he missed the first with a […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · Defense · Grant Hill · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News

Phoenix Suns 88, Boston Celtics 71 — Everything goes right

January 29th, 2011 · 44 Comments

PHOENIX — Nothing about Friday’s 88-71 victory over the Boston Celtics was typical of the Phoenix Suns basketball team we’ve seen all season. The Suns blew out the Eastern Conference’s best team Friday night and held a comfortable working margin all game after dropping three in a row to mediocre East squads from Charlotte and […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · Channing Frye · Marcin Gortat · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap