For most of us, a summer trip to the beach involves fun in the sun, a little swimming and maybe a good book. For the Phoenix Suns’ Goran Dragic it involves weights, sweat and a whole lot of running. Needless to say it gives the phrase “a day at the beach” a whole new meaning. [Read more...]
And here I was, all set to be depressed this summer. As top free agents were discussing sexy destinations, “big threes” and contract extensions, I was roaming the aisles of my supermarket for comfort food, Netflixing the first two seasons of “Downton Abbey” and ordering tissues in bulk.
Then a funny thing happened. The Suns went and made themselves interesting again. They added seven new names to the roster, whether by draft or free agency. They radically changed the makeup and chemistry of the team practically overnight, while refusing to sit and pout if free agents bid farewell. No time for tears. Moving on. Next starts now. [Read more...]
What do a 30-something billionaire playboy who fights crime dressed as a bat and a 45-year-old NBA franchise that battles its Western Conference foes and calls Phoenix home have in common? A lot more than you probably think. That is, if you don’t think like me.
If you know anything about me, which you probably don’t, there are two things I love in life, Batman and the Suns. (Oh, I should probably say my wife as well, so I have a place to sleep tonight.) That’s why, after seeing The Dark Knight Rises for the third time in as many weeks, I decided it was time to compare the two by taking quotes from the film and using them to explain their team’s offseason. [Read more...]
Out on the court, the risk of getting injured is always looming and something players actively try to prevent from occurring. It’s always disheartening when it happens, but even moreso when it happens off the court. [Read more...]
If you have ever wanted to meet 2010 NBA Playoff hero Goran Dragic, here’s your chance. The Suns guard will mingle with fans and sign autographs at Jack in the Box on Baseline Road east of Gilbert Road (2120 E. Baseline Rd.) on Tuesday, January 25 from 1 – 2 p.m. [Read more...]
In an attempt to allow fans the opportunity to capture a piece of history, an auction was started to do such a thing. [Read more...]
Most of the Suns are picking the U.S., but not all of them…
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With the semifinals of the 2010 FIBA World Championships looming Saturday, predictions and thoughts on who the champion will be are being bandied about the US Airways Center.
Suns point guard Goran Dragic was representing Slovenia in the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey before his team fell to Suns teammate Hedo Turkoglu and Turkey in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Take a look at Dragic’s play in the tournament by reading below. [Read more...]
A few random thoughts from the Suns’ offseason: [Read more...]
Yes Goran, you won the MVP.
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After making a name for himself domestically during the 2010 NBA Playoffs, Suns point guard Goran Dragic has continued that trend this summer, albeit internationally. [Read more...]