With the Suns’ season over and the offseason already in full swing as the team searches for a new general manager and a head coach, questions are aplenty. So instead of the traditional 5-on-5 to recap the season, we’re going to — like the Suns — start from scratch and work through five 5-on-1 sessions. [...]
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April 30th, 2013 · 48 Comments
April 30th, 2013 · 31 Comments
Various reports around the NBA indicate that Jeff Weltman is separating himself in the search for the Suns’ next general manager. Soon after Lance Blanks was relieved of his duties, Paul Coro led the list of replacement candidates with the Milwaukee Bucks assistant GM. He later tweeted that Weltman and former Indiana Pacers general manager [...]
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April 26th, 2013 · 41 Comments
Editor’s Note: Michael Schwartz took a few hours away from his studies to discuss the Suns’ offseason move of parting ways with Lance Blanks. Our discussion touches on the mark left by Blanks, what Phoenix must look for in a new GM, and how Blanks’ lack of PR savvy might’ve been his biggest issue.
Michael Schwartz: [...]
April 23rd, 2013 · 15 Comments
Looking back on Lance Blanks and his role as general manager of the Phoenix Suns, let the record show that there’s no reason to think that all of the below quotes are all that ridiculous. Some are simply coming from a guy with a high-pressure job who wants to win. With help from Michael Schwartz’s [...]
April 22nd, 2013 · 31 Comments
In 2012-13, the Phoenix Suns got it so wrong, they actually got it right. That is of course, if the next move is to actually rebuild.
Over the previous two seasons, team management assembled rosters that were fairly entertaining and more or less competitive for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference. Both playoff attempts [...]
April 19th, 2013 · 22 Comments
This is not a piece meant to admonish Lindsey Hunter in any way.
Hunter went 12-29 as head coach of a Phoenix Suns team which was seriously lacking in talent, chemistry, and motivation. Coming in as the head coach midseason was the equivalent of taking over as pilot of a plane with dead engines. There was [...]