Entries Tagged as 'Steve Nash'

Mike D’Antoni regrets leaving Suns; Kendall Marshall to D-League

November 29th, 2012 · 7 Comments

After a 40-point drubbing at the hands of a team that’s mediocre at best, it’s easy for fans to wistfully remember the good old days. It’s not as common for a head coach of a current championship contender to do so by publicly acknowledging he made a mistake leaving his old job before it was […]

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Marcin Gortat · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Mike D’Antoni the right choice to be next Los Angeles Lakers head coach

November 15th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Phil Jackson may be the lord of the rings, but Mike D’Antoni was the right choice all along to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Now granted the Lakers — who host the Phoenix Suns on Friday night in Staples Center in a game D’Antoni is not expected to coach — […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Marcin Gortat aims to prove he’s more than a Steve Nash creation

October 15th, 2012 · 9 Comments

PHOENIX — Enough scorers have enjoyed career seasons next to Steve Nash to question whether Marcin Gortat will be the same offensive player without him around. Every Sun figures to take some kind of efficiency hit without Two Time, but no Phoenix player relied on him more to create easy buckets than Gortat last season, […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

Goran Dragic is ready to create his own footsteps

October 3rd, 2012 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — Upon entering Monday’s media scrum, it took exactly five seconds before starting point guard Goran Dragic was posed a question with the words Steve Nash and big shoes attached to the end of it. Like a politician trying to get out in front of a story before it became “the story” of Media […]

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How the Phoenix Suns’ pick and roll should differ with Goran Dragic

September 17th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Editor’s Note: TrueHoop Network contributor Brett Koremenos is a guest writer for ValleyoftheSuns. Follow him on Twitter @BKoremenos. As Phoenix moves forward in the post-Steve Nash era, there will no doubt be changes to the on-court product. Nash, whose passing wizardry propelled Suns teams to topflight offenses for nearly a decade, will be replaced by his former […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

On rooting for laundry

September 15th, 2012 · 23 Comments

Steve Nash forced a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers. Ray Allen took less money to play for the Miami Heat. Charles Barkley was traded to the Suns’ bitter mid-90s rivals the Rockets, and Johnny Damon traitorously left the Red Sox for the Yankees. This list could go on and on as time and again athletes […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash