1. Most Startling Statistics of the L.A. Lakers' Season so Far

    The season has not gone as planned so far for the Los Angeles Lakers . Steve Nash has missed all but two games, Mike Brown was fired five games into the season, the team currently doesn't have a record above ...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 6,392 reads 9 comments

  2. Will the Phoenix Suns Regret Drafting Kendall Marshall?

    Was Kendall Marshall the right man to draft with the 13th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft? That has to be in the minds of ownership and fans alike as Marshall rides the pine for the Phoenix Suns ...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 4,370 reads 31 comments

  3. How Each Phoenix Suns Player Must Immediately Improve

    Who thought the Phoenix Suns would be 4-6 with four of the six losses coming against playoff teams from last season? Certainly not me. In many ways, Phoenix has really surprised people so far by staying competitive in games against tough opponents..

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 1,518 reads 6 comments

  4. Updating the Latest Injury Status of Every Hurt L.A. Lakers Player

    The Los Angeles Lakers have had serious injury concerns since before the season even started, and that's not about to change any time soon. Dwight Howard looks healthy and is having a fine season...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 5,963 reads 3 comments

  5. The NBA's 5 Most Depressing Falls from Grace

    Falling from grace is tough in any profession. Professional sports is extra brutal in this regard. Athletes are counted on to produce in line with lofty expectations and often struggle to maintain success over the duration of their careers...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 1,083 reads 6 comments

  6. How Michael Beasley Can Finally Find His Groove With the Phoenix Suns

    The Phoenix Suns expected big things from Michael Beasley when they signed him this offseason. Instead, the small forward has been shaky in his first four games with his new team...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 1,999 reads 2 comments

  7. 6 Leading Candidates for NBA Comeback Player of the Year in 2012-13

    Coming back from disappointment can be extremely frustrating for most, and even more so in the world of sports...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 1,815 reads 1 comments

  8. 3 Things to Look for in the Season Opener for the Phoenix Suns

    The Phoenix Suns open the season at home tonight against the Golden State Warriors in what is the first game of the post-Nash era...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 1,086 reads 8 comments

  9. 5 Critical Revelations from Phoenix Suns Training Camp

    The preseason and training camps are over and the NBA is finally ready to begin yet another season. For the Phoenix Suns , the players are ready to go after an interesting run through training camp and preseason with an almost completely new roster..

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 2,059 reads 11 comments

  10. Ranking the NBA's 7 Weakest Benches

    The NBA is full of teams with fantastic bench units like San Antonio, Boston and Denver. The NBA is also full of teams with terrible bench units like Charlotte, Orlando and Cleveland...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 850 reads 3 comments

  11. Pros and Cons of Each Phoenix Suns Offseason Addition

    The Phoenix Suns were an extremely active team this offseason and made a couple scrutinized moves. The biggest move the team made was trading away long-time point guard Steve Nash ...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 3,045 reads 27 comments

  12. 5 NBA Players Who Will Provide Comedy in 2012-13

    The NBA has some truly great players like LeBron James , Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. But, the league also has some embarrassing players like Luke Walton and DeSagana Diop...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 212 reads 2 comments

  13. Phoenix Suns' 5 Most Overrated Players of All Time

    The Phoenix Suns have had some great players like Charles Barkley, Kevin Johnson and Steve Nash, but the team has also struck out with overrated players. Players who were signed or traded for to come in and make a difference, but didn't...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 4,212 reads 17 comments

  14. 2 Players the L.A. Lakers Will Have the Toughest Time Cutting

    The Los Angeles Lakers had a fantastic offseason in which they added serious talent throughout the roster. Among the additions were Steve Nash, Dwight Howard , Antawn Jamison and Jodie Meeks ...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 11,396 reads 41 comments

  15. Which Phoenix Suns Players Did ESPN's #NBArank Overvalue and Undervalue?

    Every year, ESPN releases their #NBArank rankings of the top 500 players in the NBA . This year, the Phoenix Suns placed 11 members of the team in the top 500...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 3,173 reads 14 comments

  16. 5 NBA Teams with Deeper Rotations Than the L.A. Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers made sure to grab all the headlines this offseason by acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash, all the while making the team a very serious title threat...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 3,595 reads 63 comments

  17. Phoenix Suns: The Top 10 Realistic Expectations for the Suns

    The Phoenix Suns have shaken things up this offseason and are ready to begin a new era of basketball in the desert. Gone are Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Robin Lopez...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 138 reads 20 comments

  18. 7 NBA Teams Standing Between L.A. Lakers and a Championship in 2013

    Following another tough playoff exit, the Los Angeles Lakers made huge additions to the team during the offseason. In are Steve Nash, Dwight Howard , Jodie Meeks and Antawn Jamison...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 20,072 reads 111 comments

  19. 5 Teams the Phoenix Suns Must Sweep in 2012-13

    The Phoenix Suns have a ton of new faces in town, but not enough talent to be serious contenders for anything other than a lower playoff spot. This means the team will need all the wins they can get this year...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 2,823 reads 24 comments

  20. 5 LA Lakers Who Could Lose Playing Time in 2012-13

    The Los Angeles Lakers have undergone a complete 180° this offseason, and some players are going to lose minutes; that's what happens when superteams are made...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 9,982 reads 16 comments

  21. Are the Phoenix Suns Still Equipped to Play Run-and-Gun Basketball?

    When Steve Nash was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers , the last player from the previous Run-and-Gun era was gone. The sole coach left from that team is now the head coach, Alvin Gentry...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 2,552 reads 15 comments

  22. Assessing One Key Weakness of Every L.A. Lakers Starter

    The Los Angeles Lakers made the two biggest moves of the offseason by signing Steve Nash and trading for Dwight Howard . L.A. now has one of, if not the most dominant starting fives in the NBA ...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 24,797 reads 106 comments

  23. Top 8 Most Embarrassing Players in Phoenix Suns History

    The Phoenix Suns have the fourth-highest winning percentage in NBA history (.558), but that doesn't mean there haven't been embarrassing blemishes on the team...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 3,616 reads 8 comments

  24. 10 NBA Teams Who Justify Springing for League Pass

    Is it really worth $179 to watch almost every NBA game? For that price, you can buy NBA League Pass and see your favorite team and the majority of out-of-market games on a given day...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 7,102 reads 43 comments

  25. The Top 5 Most Amazing Dunkers in Phoenix Suns History

    The Phoenix Suns franchise has been blessed with some dynamic dunkers over the years, and five guys really stand out as the cream of the crop...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about 2 years ago 4,278 reads 42 comments