Amundson Learns Business Side of Basketball

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How does graduating cum laude in English and philosophy prepare you to be an NBA team’s union rep? According to Suns forward Louis Amundson, not very well. [Read more...]

Suns Face Wrath From Scheduling Gods



These guys won’t admit it, but they could use a break.
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The funny thing about history is that it always comes down to the bottom line. When one looks back at a basketball season, they head right for the win-loss column and make a judgment about a team’s total body of work. [Read more...]

What Has Slowed the Suns?



If these two guys aren’t worried, should you be?
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The Suns dropping four of their last five games has some fans reaching for the panic button. So let’s see if we can put the situation in perspective. [Read more...]

Turbulence to Be Expected

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For the first time this season, the fast-breaking Suns have hit a snag. And guess what? That’s OK. [Read more...]

Tucker Keeps Perspective



Tucker knew that going negative would never take him anywhere.
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A lot of professional athletes catch a bad rap for not appreciating where they came from and what they’re doing. Those athletes aren’t Alando Tucker. Despite all the excuses in the world to turn negative while growing up, Tucker refrained. Now after not having the option his contract picked up by the Suns and receiving very little playing time, the former Big Ten Player of the Year still remains positive that brighter days lie ahead in his latest blog. [Read more...]

Suns Inspire Belief With Win Over Celtics

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In the event you didn’t believe in the Phoenix Suns before, now might be a good time to start. [Read more...]

Practice Court Report: 10/27



Gentry likes that Collins didn’t attend Appalachian St.
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As the Suns open the season in L.A. against the Clippers tomorrow, they’ll have an asset off the bench that they didn’t have at the beginning of the week. Phoenix was awarded 6-11 Jarron Collins off of waivers from Portland yesterday, beefing the frontline up a little around the basket. [Read more...]

Predictions for the 2009-10 Suns



Frye and Stoudemire should make for a potent frontcourt attack.
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From the basketball writer that predicted the Y2K hoax and Balloon Boy’s whereabouts, Suns.com’s Stefan Swiat will lay his already shattered reputation on the line to predict with all uncertainty, how the Suns will fare this season. Brace yourselves to see the limb he will not go out on: [Read more...]

Stevemania



Nash’s teammates warmed up the crowd for his dramatic entrance.
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The best moment of the trip was when the players were waiting on the bus for Nash as he was finishing speaking to a group of children after the completion of the game. The bus was parked about 15 feet away from the exit of the arena and there was a barricade on each side holding a ton of fans back from the players as they attempted to board the bus. [Read more...]

Stoudemire Faces Media Blitz



You never know where STAT is going to pop up.
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After spending much of his summer cooped up nursing his ailing eye, Amar’e Stoudemire seems to be making up for lost time. [Read more...]