Entries Tagged as 'Taylor Griffin'

Another reason I love Twitter…

October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Is because we get pictures of ritualistic rookie hazing (the good kind only, of course), courtesy of none other than Mr. @JaredDudley619, and another reason I love Facebook is because we get video of that same night, courtesy of none other than Mr. Steve Nash’s fan page:

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Tags: Earl Clark · Jared Dudley · Taylor Griffin

The case for a press and Four Minutes of Hell

August 20th, 2009 · 7 Comments

A few months back, Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell debated the lost art of pressing in the NBA. Both writers wondered why no pro team is willing to take a chance with the press these days in an era in which many college teams still run it. Sure, you can say NBA athletes are too […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Leandro Barbosa · Louis Amundson · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez · Taylor Griffin

Suns sign Taylor Griffin

August 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Phoenix Suns continued their predictable offseason on Monday by signing rookie forward Taylor Griffin.   The Suns inked their second-round selection in the 2009 NBA Draft (48th overall) to a partially guaranteed one-year deal for $457,588, according to The Arizona Republic. The 23-year old, 6-foot-7 forward out of Oklahoma averaged 6.2 points, 3.0 rebounds […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns News · Taylor Griffin

Dragic and Clark shine, Lopez not so much

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Summer league is a time for basketball unknowns to battle for a roster spot, and NBA pine-riders to prove they can still fill it up. Rarely does a team go into a summer league with four or five roster players who all have the potential to play major minutes during the upcoming season; this year […]

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Tags: Dan Majerle · Earl Clark · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns News · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Summer League Game 2: Suns fall to Raptors

July 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

After a Suns-like offensive output in game one of the Las Vegas Summer League, the Summer Suns left much to be desired in a sloppy game two filled with turnovers and foul calls and without much semblance of rhythm or flow. The Suns were awful from the field, but the continuous stoppages in play did […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Goran Dragic · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Summer League · Taylor Griffin

Summer League Day 1, “Sun Tzu” and more

July 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

It’s kind of hard to cover Vegas Summer League, when you’re stuck back in the Valley, but here are my impressions from a thorough analysis of the box score of the Suns’ 95-90 victory over Dallas. Oh, and check out some video highlights, too, while you’re at it. Obviously, Robin Lopez was the story of […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Ben Wallace · Phoenix Suns Recap · Robin Lopez · Summer League · Taylor Griffin