Entries Tagged as 'Minnesota Timberwolves'

Minnesota Timberwolves 111, Phoenix Suns 107 — More of the same

December 29th, 2012 · 32 Comments

The Phoenix Suns continue to invent new ways to lose thanks to poor late-game execution. In a shootout defined by dominant frontcourt play from Minnesota and Luis Scola’s best game as a Sun, Phoenix just could not get a stop down the stretch before a couple of poor offensive decisions ultimately doomed them in a […]

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Phoenix Suns (11-19) at Minnesota Timberwolves (13-13)

December 29th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Minnesota Timberwolves 111, Phoenix Suns 107 Remember the goodwill the Phoenix Suns temporarily built up with a four-game winning streak heading into last Friday’s showdown against the Portland Trail Blazers? Eight days later, all of the warm and fuzzy feelings surrounding Alvin Gentry’s club have slowly dissipated with four painful losses. Now ordinarily four straight […]

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Phoenix Suns complete Robin Lopez trade for Wesley Johnson, first-rounder

July 27th, 2012 · 47 Comments

The Phoenix Suns finally completed their complicated three-team trade with New Orleans and Minnesota on Friday in which they acquired swingman Wesley Johnson and a protected first-round pick for Robin Lopez and Hakim Warrick, according to a Suns release. The Suns also received the contracts of New Orleans’ Brad Miller and Jerome Dyson and had […]

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Robin Lopez trade scenarios that fit CBA rules

July 27th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Editor’s Note: I have since learned that I misunderstood a CBA rule. Please consult this post for the end result of this trade’s hold up. By now you know that the Suns’ three-way trade involving Robin Lopez has been delayed because the iteration widely reported did not fit CBA rules. The Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro […]

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Robin Lopez trade hits snag due to CBA rules

July 26th, 2012 · 101 Comments

Editor’s Note: I have since learned that I misunderstood a CBA rule. Please consult this post for the end result of this trade’s hold up. Nothing is ever easy. While Suns, Hornets and Wolves fans were already envisioning how the pieces of the proposed three-way trade involving Robin Lopez and Wes Johnson would fit their organizations, […]

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Phoenix Suns set to acquire Wesley Johnson, pick for Robin Lopez, Hakim Warrick?

July 24th, 2012 · 100 Comments

Per Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski: Hornets, Suns, Wolves are nearing agreement on a 3-way deal that would send Robin Lopez to the Hornets in a sign-and-trade, sources tell Y! — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 24, 2012 Along with Lopez, Suns would send Hakim Warrick to Hornets. Minny would send Wesley Johnson and a 1st round […]

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