Entries Tagged as 'Ryan McDonough'

Tony Mitchell: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft Profile

June 13th, 2013 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX – “He’s a talented guy, he can play inside and he can play outside. He’s one of the better athletes in this draft. You can see his body, he’s a guy who physically can come in and play fairly quickly I think.” – Suns GM Ryan McDonough on Tony Mitchell Strengths Even in a […]

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Mason Plumlee: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 11th, 2013 · 26 Comments

PHOENIX — “I’m just trying to be myself, the best version of me. You can’t recreate yourself before the end of these workouts.” – Mason Plumlee on his approach going into the draft Strengths One season typically doesn’t make or break a four-year college prospect’s draft stock, but in the case of Duke center Mason […]

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Tony Snell: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 4th, 2013 · 48 Comments

Strengths If you only look at his junior year statistics at New Mexico (12.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.9 rebounds per game), Tony Snell appears to be nothing more than a nice pickup in the early portion of the second round. But after impressing scouts at the NBA Combine in Chicago, there’s talk that the […]

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Ryan McDonough has the Suns ahead of the curve

May 29th, 2013 · 52 Comments

PHOENIX – On May 21, Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough admitted that it was a complex time. The draft lottery had just been settled and McDonough instead got blitzed by questions about the head coaching search. With so many openings around the NBA, he said, the Suns would have their work cut out for […]

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Suns GM McDonough: Focus is on hiring best head coach available

May 9th, 2013 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough made one thing very clear at an introductory press conference Thursday: his focus is on hiring a new head coach first and foremost. And at least from what was said inside US Airways Center, it looks like the search will be his to lead. “I’m going to […]

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Ryan McDonough and the Suns win the press conference

May 9th, 2013 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX – The first step in correcting mistakes is admitting them. After that, it takes a risk to get back on the track to success. The Phoenix Suns have an extensive list of mistakes, and the initial step out of the cellar was firing general manager Lance Blanks. Robert Sarver and Lon Babby took a […]

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