Found July 23, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
An off-season look at a valued employee of the Phoenix Suns was as easy as watching NBA TV's broadcast of a Team USA exhibition game. But we were required to pay attention, of course, to the other team. Sunday's other team was Argentina, which showed up in Barcelona for this pre-Olympic friendly with recent Suns acquisition Luis Scola still working as its low-post henchman. Scola, plucked by Phoenix with the winning bid after taking an amnesty hit from the Houston Rockets, certainly didn't disappoint. Well, that's if you were looking for a signature gamesmanship that manifests in illegal screens (I think one was actually called), relentless officiating protests and low-flying lane maneuvers that provoked several calls from the same referees who were the targets of his crabbing. Based on those variables, Scola was in midseason form. That should be comforting for fans in Phoenix, where Scola goes from tepidly despised foe to local treasure. The word tepidly was us...

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