Entries Tagged as 'Robin Lopez'

Preview: New Orleans Hornets (3-7) at Phoenix Suns (5-7)

November 23rd, 2012 · 17 Comments

Phoenix Suns 111, New Orleans Hornets 108 OT PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns will host a struggling New Orleans Hornets team Friday night as they attempt to build on their best game of the year with their new rotation. This very well may have been the best time to implement such a change with two […]

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Tags: Jared Dudley · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Robin Lopez

Wes Johnson has a ‘blank slate’ with Phoenix Suns

July 27th, 2012 · 31 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns’ offseason has brought about a theme of second chances. Goran Dragic gets his second go-around with the Suns while Michael Beasley comes to Phoenix in hopes of revamping his image. And 2010 fourth overall pick Wes Johnson, traded to the Suns from the Minnesota Timberwolves today, gets his second chance […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Lon Babby · Phoenix Suns · Robin Lopez · Wesley Johnson

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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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Minnesota Timberwolves · Oklahoma City Thunder · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Robin Lopez · Trades

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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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Minnesota Timberwolves · New Orleans Hornets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez

AP reports that Lopez, Warrick trade for Wes Johnson and pick is done

July 25th, 2012 · 65 Comments

The proposed three-way trade that will send Robin Lopez and Hakim Warrick to the New Orleans Hornets is apparently all but finished, The Associated Press is reporting. The Phoenix Suns will receive wing Wes Johnson and a first round draft pick from the Minnesota Timberwolves in this one. Though the AP reports that veteran big […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Phoenix Suns · Robin Lopez · Trades

Phoenix Suns proposed trade of Robin Lopez, Hakim Warrick for Wesley Johnson, pick a brilliant maneuver

July 25th, 2012 · 66 Comments

At the beginning of the free agency period, Robin Lopez was a priority for the Phoenix Suns. In May, PBO Lon Babby said, “It is quite likely if not certain that we’re going to match because he’s an important asset for us.” The Suns backed that up by meeting with Lopez on the first day […]

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Tags: Hakim Warrick · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez · Trades