Found December 18, 2011 on
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The Suns held their annual media day on Friday, and overall, things were pretty quiet. Too quiet, even. Especially when you consider that the face of the franchise, heart and soul of the team, and two-time MVP Steve Nash is playing in the final year of his contract, and will be an unrestricted free agent…
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Steve Nash and the Suns appear content to let the season play out and not focus on the future yet.
In addition to the big brains on their basketball staff, the Phoenix Suns have the benefit of entering this lockout-inflicted season with a coach on the floor.
And it's not Steve Nash. Well, it sort of is, but not literally. For the record, I also wasn't referring to Grant Hill or some cockeyed notion of Dan Majerle coming out of retirement to bomb a few 3s in the fourth...
Besides two-time MVP Steve Nash, the rest of the Suns starters have yet to be named with a week remaining until opening night.
PHOENIX -- First-year Phoenix Suns point guard Sebastian Telfair knows he's not expected to be Steve Nash. He's right, but that doesn't mean he won't try to be.
With the NBA's schedule shortened and condensed by the lockout, Telfair's role as backup point guard takes on an amplified importance, particularly in the Suns' fast-paced offense.