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A Reason for Optimism

How many times have teams said they are one player away from contending? Far too many times, that’s for sure. Yet, in two recent losses for the Phoenix Suns versus San Antonio and Utah, it is clear that the Suns … Continue reading

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From Bench to Beast

Robin Lopez = Impact Player? The presence of Robin Lopez in the Phoenix Suns starting lineup has coincided with a complete turnaround in the team’s fortunes. Initially seen as a 1st round draft mistake, in just one month Lopez has … Continue reading

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Suns at the Trade Deadline: Best Available

As we are less than 24 hours away from the NBA trade deadline, of course, rumors are flying about the impending trade involving future former Phoenix Sun, Amare Stoudemire. Suns fans may have trouble understanding the mindset of Suns GM … Continue reading

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Possible Opt-in by Amare No Different for Suns

We all know about the rumors concerning the Phoenix Suns trading Amare Stoudemire. Parallel to these discussions is the recent statement made by Stoudemire about possibly actually opting in for next season. It’s been everywhere on NBA news sites but … Continue reading

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Stoudemire for Iguodala, Dalembert Rumor Makes Little Sense

The latest hot rumor concerning the Suns never-ending search to unload Amare Stoudemire has them trading their power forward to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Andre Iguodala and Samuel Dalembert. Supposedly the Suns are initiating the conversation and the … Continue reading

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Maybe He Doesn’t Care About Winning

Of the various missteps and bad decisions that characterize the Robert Sarver era of Phoenix Suns ownership, the one that fans believe started it all was the Joe Johnson sign-and-trade with the Atlanta Hawks. Essentially, the Suns (Sarver) refused to … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again, Amare Trade Rumors

As if on queue, with the All-Star break approaching the Suns are once again near the top of the rumor mill looking to trade away a valuable asset for questionable return. Two years ago it was Shawn Marion for Shaq. … Continue reading

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Suns Are Tissue Soft

Here’s a depressing fact. After 39 games, this year’s Phoenix Suns are only one game better than last year’s team: 24-15 versus 23-16. Those 2008-09 Suns were roundly criticized and their failure to meet expectations cost Terry Porter his job … Continue reading

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The Real 2009-10 Suns Are About to Show Up

No doubt about it, no one would have guessed that after 21 games in the 2009-10 season, the Phoenix Suns would be 15-6. Expectations have been raised for a team that most predicted would win fewer than 40 games. Now … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2009/10 Suns Roster

With today’s announcement that small forward Grant Hill is returning to the Suns, 6-11 forward/center Channing Frye has agreed to join the Suns, and Ben Wallace and Sasha Pavlovic will be bought out, it appears that the 2009/10 roster is … Continue reading

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