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:
Entries Tagged as 'Taylor Griffin'
October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
August 20th, 2009 · 6 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 good for [...]
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 and [...]
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 [...]
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 not [...]
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 this game [...]