Entries Tagged as 'Vince Carter'

Grant Hill re-signs with Suns; Mickael Pietrus traded to Toronto; Vince Carter, Gani Lawal waived

December 9th, 2011 · 24 Comments

Despite similar offers from contenders, Grant Hill decided that Phoenix is still home to him on Friday after he agreed to sign a one-year, $6.5 million deal, according to The Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro. The Suns reportedly increased their offer from $5 million to Hill on Thursday. Phoenix had made Hill its “top priority” this offseason. San Antonio, Chicago and New […]

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Tags: Gani Lawal · Grant Hill · Mickael Pietrus · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Vince Carter

Vince Carter will be waived, according to ESPN report

December 4th, 2011 · 20 Comments

Vince Carter was never going to play this season for the Phoenix Suns at an $18.3 cap number, the only question was whether the Suns would find a suitable trade partner before waiving his largely non-guaranteed contract. A Carter trade does not appear to be in the cards, however, as ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Broussard […]

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Tags: Free Agency · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns News · Steve Nash · Vince Carter

Tristan Thompson the big winner on John Hollinger’s Draft Rater, Suns rumors flying as draft approaches

June 21st, 2011 · 7 Comments

Although Tristan Thompson’s PAWS 40 numbers do not impress, John Hollinger’s Player Rater ranks him as perhaps the steal of the draft. Hollinger slots Thompson third overall on his big board thanks to a 16.21 rating that bettered any other prospect in the class (Hollinger still has Irving and D-Will above him, though). Hollinger notes […]

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Tags: Draft · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Phoenix Suns Rumors · Robin Lopez · Vince Carter

Vince Carter likely on his way out after showing his age in the desert

June 1st, 2011 · 12 Comments

PHOENIX — Vince Carter wouldn’t be such a bad player if he didn’t used to be Vince Carter. You remember him, the guy who jumped over a seven-footer, delivered an all-time dunk contest performance and prompted Suns head coach Alvin Gentry to describe him as perhaps the most athletic performer to ever grace a basketball […]

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Tags: Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Vince Carter

The good, the bad and the ugly — Part III

April 27th, 2011 · 7 Comments

We’ve looked at the good and the bad, and now it’s time for the meat and potatoes of what went wrong for the Phoenix Suns this past season. There were clearly no shortages of disappointments, but here are the three developments that made Suns fans turn off their TVs in disgust: Hedo Turkoglu’s PF career […]

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Tags: Hedo Turkoglu · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Robin Lopez · Vince Carter

Chicago Bulls 97, Phoenix Suns 94 — Cannot finish comeback

April 5th, 2011 · 60 Comments

“The big thing for us is we just haven’t been able to finish games. All of these games we’ve been able to be right there. The whole inconsistency has been our Achilles’ heel. We’ve competed like crazy, but we have very little to show for it from a tangible standpoint.” Suns head coach Alvin Gentry […]

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Tags: Alvin Gentry · Chicago Bulls · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash · Vince Carter