My Vote for the Majerle Hustle Award

The Dan Majerle Hustle Award is presented to the Suns player who fans, the players themselves, coaches, employees and Majerle himself feels embodies the determination, passion and hustle that “Thunder Dan” personified as a player during his illustrious NBA career.

I’ve been discussing this award with colleagues and friends, curious of who others feel is deserving of the award and why. It amazed me to see what people feel qualifies a player for this award. [Read more...]

Suns Prove We More Powerful Than Me

I have played on a lot of teams during my playing days – club teams, college teams, professional teams from the United States, to South Korea to Russia – and there is one thing about this 2011-12 Phoenix Suns team that makes them extremely special.

It’s not the play of 16-year NBA veteran and two time MVP Steve Nash,the shooting ability of Jared Dudley – paired with his innate sense of hustle and heart – or even the pick-and-roll punch of Nash and Marcin Gortat that makes this team unique. [Read more...]