The 2004-05 Phoenix Suns were more than just a basketball team. They were pioneers. A team that won just 29 games the past season morphed into arguably the most exciting offense in NBA history in a matter of months. The 2004-05 season brought to Phoenix the start of Steve Nash’s MVP campaign(s), the start of [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Mike D’Antoni'
August 13th, 2009 · 6 Comments
July 10th, 2009 · 7 Comments
Suns fans have been on edge waiting for something big to happen this offseason. The Shaq trade and Amar’e rumors had everyone believing that things would get ugly, fast. Since the Shaq trade nothing has surfaced…until now. That’s right, the big news fans have been waiting for has finally come; well, not exactly. Yes something [...]
June 29th, 2009 · 5 Comments
When Steve Kerr traded Shawn Marion for Shaquille O’Neal, he bluntly proclaimed that history would either see him as a genius or a moron for making the deal. With a season and a half of hindsight, it doesn’t take much of a genius to see that Kerr is looking like one hell of a moron [...]
February 23rd, 2009 · 14 Comments
From the aftermath of Bowen’s cheap shot to Amare’s likely season-ending eye surgery, not much has gone right lately for a Suns team whose championship window appears to be all but shut.
The following is a timeline of moves and circumstances from the past 21 months that has taken the Suns from the verge of a title to the verge of the lottery.
February 16th, 2009 · 8 Comments
It’s one thing to make a mistake, but it’s another thing to be man enough to admit that mistake. That’s what the Suns have done by firing Terry Porter and promoting assistant Alvin Gentry to interim head coach. “I hired Terry because I believed he would be able to provide the balance our team needed [...]
January 1st, 2009 · 16 Comments
Bill Simmons makes the point that Mike D’Antoni is “the Coors Field of coaches” and that Steve Nash is only “slightly better than Mark Price” but will go down as an all-time great because of D’Antoni. There’s no debating that Nash and D’Antoni were a perfect marriage, as Nash’s skills fit the Seven Seconds or [...]