Entries Tagged as 'Robert Sarver'

Phoenix Suns hire former Henkel CEO Brad Casper to lead business operations

October 11th, 2011 · No Comments

PHOENIX — Say what you want about Robert Sarver, but the Suns’ owner has shown a propensity for creative thinking when it comes to filling out his management team. After hiring a former player agent, Lon Babby, to head his basketball operations department last year in a reorganized front office that emphasizes specialists focusing on […]

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Robert Sarver continues to take heat, Amare Stoudemire’s rant

October 7th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Suns managing partner Robert Sarver has taken relentless heat from the Phoenix fan base since buying the team from Jerry Colangelo in the spring of 2004. He’s been criticized for making cost-cutting personnel moves that have played a big part in the Suns’ decline from a Western Conference powerhouse to a fringe playoff team. As […]

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Robert Sarver’s plan puts specialists in positions of strength

July 21st, 2010 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — Robert Sarver has often been chided for trying to run the Phoenix Suns like he runs his banks. By hiring longtime player agent Lon Babby to head a revamped basketball operations department, Sarver is putting his business philosophies to the ultimate test. Sarver believes in the banking world that there are hunters and […]

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Lon Babby introductory press conference video

July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Watch the Lon Babby introductory press conference in it’s entirety below. Owner Robert Sarver and head coach Alvin Gentry also answer questions.

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robert Sarver · Videos

A tale of two superstars: Exits of Amare Stoudemire and LeBron James could not be more different

July 17th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Two NBA superstars left behind the only city they have ever played for this offseason. Both of those superstars enjoyed immense success in their cities, and both of them have been on the doorstep of a championship numerous times, including this year. But the feeling surrounding the departures of LeBron James and Amare Stoudemire could […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Cleveland Cavaliers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robert Sarver

Robert Sarver not so penny-pinching this offseason

July 13th, 2010 · 19 Comments

Cheap. Penny-pinching. Incompetent. Those are just a few of the adjectives that have been used to describe Phoenix Suns managing partner Robert Sarver since he became majority owner in 2004. When it became clear that Sarver would basically act as Suns GM until the position was filled, I was struck with fear as the controlling […]

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