Entries Tagged as 'Robin Lopez'

Phoenix Suns pregame notes: Alvin Gentry talks Ricky Rubio, Peyton Manning and NCAA Tournament

March 12th, 2012 · No Comments

PHOENIX — With the Phoenix Suns set to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7 p.m. MST in US Airways Center, head coach Alvin Gentry weighed in on Ricky Rubio’s injury, the recent play of Jared Dudley and Robin Lopez, his NCAA Tournament favorite, and Peyton Manning’s basketball skills. A look at Minnesota without Rubio  […]

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Phoenix Suns should explore Robin Lopez trade

March 6th, 2012 · 17 Comments

As the March 15 trade deadline approaches, the inevitable Steve Nash trade rumors will start swirling. But while several teams will be tying up Lon Babby’s phone lines in pursuit of Phoenix’s star point guard, there’s another player the Suns should shop around in order to brighten their seemingly gloomy future. Enter Robin Lopez. The Suns used […]

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Phoenix Suns 95, Charlotte Bobcats 89 — Robin the superhero

February 5th, 2012 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — The Suns have lost to the Hornets, Cavs, Nets and Raptors at home, yet a couple minutes into the second half they seemed to be on a collision course with their worst loss to date, trailing the 3-20 Charlotte Bobcats by 10 points. But the Suns’ starters erased that deficit by quarter’s end […]

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Nash says Phoenix Suns can improve with incomplete roster, Lopez decided to weigh options

January 26th, 2012 · 11 Comments

PHOENIX — As painful of a season as it’s been for the Suns, frustration hasn’t settled into the players or coaches. Two ugly losses in a row and a three-game losing streak against sub-par teams in US Airways Center isn’t keeping Phoenix distracted from working toward the near future. It doesn’t, however, help solve what […]

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3-on-3: The Robin Lopez contract situation

January 26th, 2012 · 24 Comments

While teams across the league went to great lengths to extend their 2008 draft picks, the Phoenix Suns decided to stand pat with Robin Lopez, opting instead to deal with his contract situation during the summer. At that time the Suns can extend a $4 million qualifying offer that would make Lopez a restricted free […]

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Robin Lopez suspended one game for bumping ref

January 25th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Suns center Robin Lopez was suspended today for one game without pay for making contact with an official in the second quarter of Phoenix’s loss to the Raptors on Tuesday night. Lopez will serve his suspension Friday night in Portland. Lopez reacted viscerally to what he felt was a foul on Andrea Bargnani when Lopez […]

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