Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Suns'

Goran Dragic wins the 2014 NBA Most Improved Player award

April 23rd, 2014 (11 hours ago) · 27 Comments

A day after Jeff Hornacek came in second place to Gregg Popovich in the Coach of the Year voting, Goran Dragic ended the trail of Phoenix Suns snubs — fairly or unfairly labeled — during the 2013-14 season. The NBA named the Suns point guard as the 2014 winner of the Most Improved Player award. […]

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What we learned about the NBA from the 2013-14 Suns: Part 2

April 23rd, 2014 (15 hours ago) · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — The NBA playoffs roll on without the Phoenix Suns. While the results could add to ideas of where the league might be or should be headed, we can take a lot of lessons from the Suns themselves to apply to the NBA as a whole. Here’s Round 2 of what the 2013-14 version […]

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NBA Coach of the Year 2014: Jeff Hornacek is the runner-up

April 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Jeff Hornacek’s success as a rookie coach had a lot to do with the roster provided to him by general manager Ryan McDonough. That relationship and shared vision between the two is first and foremost the reason for the Phoenix Suns’ turnaround in 2013-14. It directly led to Hornacek integrating Channing Frye with a young […]

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What we learned about the NBA from the 2013-14 Suns: Part 1

April 22nd, 2014 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — The NBA playoffs roll on without the Phoenix Suns. While the results could add to ideas of where the league might be or should be headed, we can take a lot of lessons from the Suns themselves to apply to the NBA as a whole. Here’s what the 2013-14 version of the Suns […]

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NBA free agency: Suns must address Eric Bledsoe, P.J. Tucker

April 21st, 2014 · 51 Comments

PHOENIX — Even heading into the summer of 2012, Suns president of basketball ops Lon Babby thought Phoenix was a prime free agent landing spot. Then, there was little to sell. Now, the Suns can sell themselves, regardless of the intangibles. “Great history, great infrastructure, great weather – never to be underestimated in the free […]

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Even with the core’s chemistry, stagnation won’t stall Suns

April 19th, 2014 · 26 Comments

PHOENIX — From Day 1, Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has been open about his plan. Draft picks will help promote growth from within, yet he’ll pull the trigger on bringing in a veteran star if the pieces fit. While the Suns’ chemistry this year made it hard to imagine the front office reshuffling the […]

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