Found December 24, 2011 on AZ Central:
TEAMS: Phoenix Suns
Paul Coro takes a look at the rest of the Pacific Division.

Suns' season motto: No margin for error

The following attempt to pinpoint the potential of this season's Phoenix Suns has been distilled into one chilling sentence delivered by Alvin Gentry: "Our margin for error is not great," the Suns' coach said. The brutal translation? The Suns must execute their offense with a sinister precision not witnessed last season. They also must make shots at a soaring...

Mickael Pietrus reportedly ‘leaning heavily’ toward Boston Celtics

Mickael Pietrus, who was waived yesterday and has a swollen knee that resulted in a failed physical exam earlier this offseason, is reportedly “leaning heavily” toward signing with the Boston Celtics. (CSNNE)Mickael Pietrus, recently released by the Phoenix Suns, is leaning “heavily” towards signing with the Boston Celtics, according to a league source.Pietrus must first...

Boston Celtics ready to make move after Phoenix Suns waive Mickael Pietrus

Mickael Pietrus is racking up the frequent flier miles. Next stop Beantown. After the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors called off their trade for Pietrus after concerns surrounding some swelling in his knee after an exam and workout for the Raptors, Pietrus flew from Ottowa, Canada to Phoenix last week for a re-evaluation and meeting with the Suns. Now the Boston Celtics are...

Phoenix Suns' free-agent options in 2012

The Suns have talked about protecting salary-cap space to pursue signing elite free agents in the summer of 2012. Here are the top options, although many are restricted free agents.

Mickael Pietrus expected to sign with the Celtics

This would be a great signing for Boston. Pietrus is a bigger guy with above average defensive ability and can hit from long range. Last season was far from his best as he only shot 39 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range, but he has the ability to get hot in a hurry and he would make the Celtics that much deeper off the bench. Besides, I still have nightmares...

Source: Pietrus Leaning Toward Joining Celtics

Mickael Pietrus was bought out by the Suns and is expected to clear waivers Saturday.

Steve Nash preaches patience as Suns work to correct issues

The Suns dropped their final preseason game on Thursday, and unfortunately for them, the result was a familiar one. The Nuggets cruised to a second straight blowout victory over Phoenix, but this one was far more humbling for the Suns, considering that Nene, Al Harrington, and Ty Lawson all sat this one out due to…

Phoenix Suns Q&A: Shannon Brown

The new Suns guard sounds off on basketball, Michigan State, his time in Los Angeles and his wife, Monica.

Pietrus on hold after signing

Though the Celtics signed Mickael Pietrus to a one-year veteran minimum contract last night, a league source said...

Celtics Sign Mickael Pietrus, Who Provides Much-Needed Help on the Wing

The Celtics added some depth to their bench on Saturday, inking guard/forward Mickael Pietrus after the veteran cleared waivers. "We are very excited to be able to add Mickael to our team," C's president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said of the move. "His skills as a perimeter defender and an outside shooter provide great versatility to the roster."...

Video: Paul Coro breaks down the Phoenix Suns

Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic discusses the expectations for this year's Phoenix Suns squad and breaks down the roster, position by position.

Your Morning Dump... Where Pietrus is like a kid on Christmas

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "I think it's going to be good for me," he said. "I think I can help them both ways, offensively and defensively. They have guys who know how to win games. Those guys know how to win championships...

Pietrus Signs With Celtics

The Celtics signed Mickael Pietrus after he cleared waivers Saturday night.

Yes, the Phoenix Suns can be a playoff team

Heat Index: A lot of "pundits" think the Phoenix Suns will rest in the basement of the NBA's Western Conference. Then again, they thought that way about the Arizona Diamondbacks last spring.
Suns News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.