1. Which Prospects Are in Play with the Phoenix Suns' First-Round Draft Pick?

    The Phoenix Suns need to hit a home run with the team's first-round pick after a dismal season. Phoenix is coming off the team's worst season since the inaugural 1968-69 season and simply cannot afford to have yet another draft setback...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 2,590 reads 6 comments

  2. 2 Potential Marcin Gortat Trades for the Phoenix Suns

    Marcin Gortat has been the Phoenix Suns ' starting center for almost three years and looked to be the team's starting center for years to come. That was until the debacle known as this season...

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  3. 3 Potential Draft-Day Trades for the Phoenix Suns

    The Phoenix Suns are coming off one of the worst seasons in team history and have only the June 27 draft to look forward to this offseason. Phoenix will have three picks in the 2013 NBA Draft, including two first-round selections...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 6,679 reads 44 comments

  4. Phoenix Suns 2013 Draft Pick Breakdown

    The Phoenix Suns are finishing up one of the worst seasons in franchise history and have seemingly been playing for the draft all season long...

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  5. Could Andrew Bynum Sign with the Phoenix Suns This Offseason?

    Andrew Bynum is coming off what was essentially a lost season and will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 2,742 reads 33 comments

  6. 2 Offseason Moves the Phoenix Suns Need to Make

    Let's be honest, this season was over before it even began. To make matters worse, Phoenix hasn't been over .500 all season and has a roster going nowhere fast...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 3,941 reads 27 comments

  7. Phoenix Suns Who Must Step Up in Second Half of the Season

    Several players on the Phoenix Suns need to step up their individual performances. The team is just not talented enough to have key players like Michael Beasley and Marcin Gortat not play up to their potential and ability...

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  8. Dwight Howard Will Never Be as Strong a Leader as Kobe Bryant

    For all the talent Dwight Howard has, he is a terrible leader and far from the leader Kobe Bryant is. The Los Angeles Lakers traded for Dwight to be the next star in L.A. once Kobe decides to retire in the next couple of years...

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  9. 3 Reasons the Phoenix Suns' Season Is Fading Away

    This season has not been kind to the Phoenix Suns . Everyone knew it would be a transition year after Steve Nash was traded away, but I'm not sure it was believed the season would go this badly...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 1,575 reads 35 comments

  10. Pau Gasol Should Force Trade from LA Lakers If He Isn't Given the Ball

    The many skills of Pau Gasol are rotting on Mike D'Antoni 's bench. The same Gasol that helped bring two titles to Los Angeles and ushered in a new era of L.A. Lakers basketball...

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  11. Ranking Goran Dragic's Best Moments for the Phoenix Suns This Season

    The Dragon has returned and he is the leader of the 2012-13 Phoenix Suns squad. Goran Dragic was signed to replace Steve Nash this offseason, and he has not disappointed, as he attempts to turn the page on to a new era of Phoenix Suns basketball...

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  12. L.A. Lakers Who Should Receive Less Playing Time

    It's no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers are old, and with age comes plenty of minutes played. Minutes played is a great indicator of veteran experience, but can also be looked at as wear and tear...

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  13. Grading Goran Dragic's Strengths and Weaknesses with Phoenix Suns so Far

    Goran Dragic was signed to lead a young Phoenix Suns squad after the conclusion of the Steve Nash era. While the team has floundered, Dragic is having a career year and has proven that he is capable of leading the team...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 2,152 reads 6 comments

  14. L.A. Lakers Stock Watch: Players Rising and Falling Near Season's Halfway Point

    The season's halfway mark is rapidly approaching and the Los Angeles Lakers are struggling, there's really no denying that. The team is currently 15-16 and the 10th seed in the Western Conference...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 2,520 reads 7 comments

  15. Could the Phoenix Suns Deal Marcin Gortat for DeMarcus Cousins?

    Would the Sacramento Kings actually trade DeMarcus Cousins to a division rival? Conventional wisdom would say no way, but there is more to this trade speculation then just conventional wisdom...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 3,984 reads 58 comments

  16. 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Phoenix Suns

    The Phoenix Suns should have several resolutions, as the New Year is right around the corner. The team has been struggling mightily, and the New Year would be the perfect time to work on some of the bad habits picked up this season...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 1,157 reads 7 comments

  17. 10 NBA Stars Who Currently Hold Most Leverage over Their Teams

    NBA stars have immense leverage over their respected franchises, but which 10 stars hold the most leverage? Names like LeBron James , Kevin Durant and Chris Paul immediately come to mind as franchise-altering players...

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  18. Handicapping L.A. Lakers Players' Odds of Making the 2013 NBA All Star Game

    Four Los Angeles Lakers players are on the 2013 NBA All-Star ballot, and it looks like three of the four have a pretty good shot at making the game...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 2,506 reads 3 comments

  19. Handicapping Phoenix Suns Players' Odds of Making the 2013 NBA All-Star Game

    Three Phoenix Suns players are on the 2013 All-Star ballot, but it doesn't look like any of the three will actually make the game...

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  20. Handing out Phoenix Suns Team Awards Through the Season's First Quarter

    The Phoenix Suns have finished the first quarter of the season and it's time to hand out the team awards. So far, record wise, the season has been a disappointment for Suns fans and right about where critics saw it...

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  21. Ranking Steve Nash's Favorite Targets Once He Returns to LA Lakers

    Steve Nash better start making a list of his favorite targets and checking it twice, because his return is approaching...

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  22. The Case for Phoenix Suns Keeping Marcin Gortat

    It's no secret the Phoenix Suns are amid a troubling time in the history of the franchise. The losses are coming at an unprecedented rate and this season could turn out to be the second worst in team history if the current winning percentage (...

    Roberto  Payne Written by Roberto Payne about over 1 year ago 2,909 reads 21 comments

  23. L.A. Lakers Players Currently Stuck in Coach Mike D'Antoni's Doghouse

    Over Mike D'Antoni's nine games as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers , it's obvious which players have played their way into the rotation and which have been excluded...

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  24. Game-by-Game Predictions for Phoenix Suns' December

    The Phoenix Suns have started out the season 7-9 but have really battled in games against the Chicago Bulls , Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat ...

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  25. What We've Learned About the Phoenix Suns After the First Month

    Through 14 games the Phoenix Suns have compiled a 6-8 record but have played relatively well for having so many new faces on the team...

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