Gentry has a Recipe for Success

Since the All-Star break the Suns have been hotter than the asphalt of a Phoenix parking lot in July. They’ve rattled off nine wins in 11 games, have moved over .500 for the first time this season and they’re only a half game back of the eighth and final playoff spot. Needless to say, after a rough start, things are starting to look brighter in Phoenix.

When asked after Sunday’s game to identify the difference between his team in the first and second half of the season, Head Coach Alvin Gentry sarcastically responded: “Coaching.” As they say, there’s an ounce (or in this case a pound) of truth in every joke. [Read more...]

What If… Social Media Existed During the 1993 NBA Finals

 

How do you know when you have a problem?

I only ask because I’m starting to think I might have one involving the Phoenix Suns and NBA TV. Over the last week the network has been airing the best games of the 1993 playoffs. While that sounds like a great thing on the surface — I mean really, who wouldn’t want to relive when Charles Barkley, Kevin Johnson, Dan Majerle and the rest of the Suns wreaked havoc on a good portion of the NBA — but when you dig a little deeper there’s just one major problem. No matter how many times I try to act like the Man of Steel — the superhero not the former center — in Superman: The Movie I just can’t fly fast enough to turn back time and change the way that season ended. Alright, I’ll be honest, I can’t fly at all but hoping and wishing it will end differently hasn’t worked either. [Read more...]

They Call Me "Espo"

 

Hi, my name is Greg Esposito, my friends call me Espo and I’m a Phoenix Suns-aholic.

While most people battle their addictions, try to ignore them or get help for them, I wear mine as a badge of honor and have since I was a five year old growing up in Chandler. No matter how many Lakers, Bulls or Rockets fans tried to sway me, I stayed loyal to the purple and orange. [Read more...]

Boxing Champ "El Martillo" Talks Suns

Talk about a guy who can “take a shot…”

For anyone who feels a need to voice their opinion on the Suns, by all means, take it up with this particular member of the team’s fan base. [Read more...]

DJ Enshrined Into Hall of Fame

Although Dennis Johnson was posthumously enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday as a Celtic, Johnson once shined brightly in the Valley of the Sun. [Read more...]