Entries Tagged as 'Summer League'

When will Earl Clark put it all together?

July 16th, 2010 · 18 Comments

LAS VEGAS — Immediately after the Phoenix Suns selected Earl Clark with the 14th overall pick in the 2009 draft, then-GM Steve Kerr doubted Clark would get much playing time as a rookie behind reserve forwards Jared Dudley and Lou Amundson. At the time I thought it was undoubtedly a motivational tactic, as the Suns […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Summer League

Summer Suns drop finale to Warriors

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ summer league finale went just like every other summer game this week in Vegas against an NBA opponent – with another loss, this time dropping an 86-76 decision to the Golden State Warriors. The Summer Suns trailed by just one entering the fourth, but the Warriors pulled away while Phoenix scored just 13 […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Golden State Warriors · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Summer Suns drop another to Cavs

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

The big news of today revolved around the Suns officially completing deals for Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress, but summer league continued in Vegas nonetheless. I skipped town Tuesday night (man, what a trip) so this analysis will be a little less comprehensive than the past few were. In this one the Suns dropped a […]

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers · Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Phoenix Suns · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Scottie Reynolds’ surprise return sparks Suns’ win over D-League Select

July 12th, 2010 · 17 Comments

LAS VEGAS — Scottie Reynolds wasn’t even expected to play this week after suffering a strained Achilles working out at Villanova last week, his chance at making a summer league impression wasting away by the day. But after feeling good at Sunday’s practice and Monday morning he came in and told Summer Suns coach Dan […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Another disappointing outing from Earl Clark

July 10th, 2010 · 14 Comments

LAS VEGAS — If you were expecting Earl Clark to turn into a bonafide NBA player this summer league, you’ve got to be disappointed about the Louisville product’s first two games. Clark turned in another mediocre performance in Saturday’s 103-69 thrashing at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, going for 15 points and five boards […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League · Toronto Raptors

Clark still chucking jumpers, Lawal bringing energy

July 9th, 2010 · 8 Comments

LAS VEGAS — LA Times columnist T.J. Simers once told me he only writes about players who matter to a team, and maybe that’s one reason Simers isn’t at summer league. In all likelihood the only Phoenix Sun in Vegas who will make any kind of impact this season is Earl Clark, so that’s where […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Summer League · Taylor Griffin