Found January 23, 2013 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Lance Blanks
Majerle believes the interview process for the interim position was a charade because GM Lance Blanks already had settled on Hunter over the assistant coaches.

Sources: Jermaine O’Neal Has Confrontation With Suns GM

Phoenix Suns center Jermaine O’Neal and general manager Lance Blanks engaged in a blistering, expletive-laced confrontation in the coach’s office on Monday, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. “It was really bad,” one Suns source said Tuesday afternoon. It was immediately unclear what precipitated the disagreement, sources said, but there has been considerable unrest within...

Jermaine O’Neal denies having altercation with Suns GM

Jermaine O’Neal responded via his Twitter account Tuesday to deny a report that said he had a heated altercation with Phoenix Suns general manager Lance Blanks on Monday. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski cited a source in reporting that O’Neal and Blanks engaged in a “blistering, expletive-laced confrontation in the coach’s office.” Here is exactly what Wojnarowski...

Suns tell O'Neal to skip road trip after argument with GM

The Phoenix Suns have told Jermaine O'Neal to stay home for Wednesday's game at Sacramento after he and general manager Lance Blanks reportedly got into a heated argument within earshot of other players on Monday.Yahoo! Sports reported the incident and the Arizona Republic confirmed it. The Yahoo! Report says the incident happened after Lindsey Hunter's first practice...

Jermaine O’Neal Speaks Out On Twitter & Denies Altercation With Suns GM

After a report leaked today that the reason Jermaine O’Neal is not traveling with the team to Sacramento was not because of an “unstated medical issue” but rather the result of a “blistering, expletive-laced confrontation” with the Suns GM, Lance Blanks. O’Neal took to Twitter late Wednesday night to vehemently deny the report calling it “B.S” and asking fans to...

Two top assistants leave in Suns coaching shakeup

The shaky transfer of coaching power with the staggering Phoenix Suns has moved on with the team traveling to Sacramento to face the Kings on Wednesday night. It will be the debut of Lindsey Hunter as the Suns' interim coach, the first game he has coached of any kind. Hunter, brought in by general manager Lance Blanks a few months ago as player development director, replaces...

Jermaine O'Neal exchanges heated words with Suns GM

The Phoenix Suns kick off a new era tonight in Sacramento. The struggling 13-28 team fired head coach Alvin Gentry and will be going with interim coach Lindsey Hunter for the rest of the season. After Hunter’s first practice on Monday, veteran big man Jermaine O’Neal reportedly got into a very heated argument with General Manager Lance Blanks. O’Neal has only played in...

Teams gear for NBA trades. Or not.

With salary-cap space to spare and an array of movable contracts, league sources have pinpointed Houston, Cleveland and Phoenix as three teams aggressively seeking a move as the Feb. 21 NBA trading deadline approaches. What, if anything, these teams might do, however, still seems to be anyones guess. Its way too early to know, one source familiar tuned in with league-wide phone...
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