Posted May 02, 2012 on
I consider this an off-season topic, a post-mortem issue. But two games into the playoffs, some in the Mavs media/fanbase are already dressed in black and shifting solemn thoughts about Dallas-OKC to angry thoughts about the departure of Tyson Chandler. 'Why did he leave?' go the moans. 'We woulda won if ...!' OK. Fine. We'll do it now. It's Steve Nash II, and Here's why it happened. Mavs Donuts:
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PHOENIX -- At no point in recent history have the Phoenix Suns entered an offseason with so much uncertainty. From Steve Nash and Grant Hill to free agency and the draft, the front office has plenty of decisions to make in the next few months.
Suns leadership plans to approach such decisions very carefully, and President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby stressed Wednesday the...
PHOENIX -- The Suns might lack some measure of control when it comes to retaining their superstar point guard this offseason, but they've got at least some control elsewhere.
With center Robin Lopez and point guard Aaron Brooks restricted free agents, the Suns have the primary rights to both players, and indications are that they value both.
Team president of basketball operations...
The Phoenix Suns will have salary cap ''flexibility'' in the offseason but won't be out spending money just to spend it.
Lon Babby, president of basketball operations, says that there's ''a distinct possibility'' that the team might hold off with any major spending another year if the right situation doesn't come up this summer.
Channing Frye injured the shoulder in second quarter of the Suns' April 21.
The Suns missed the playoffs in back-to-back years for the first time in 1988. They failed to have at least one sellout at home for the first time since US Airways Center was built in 1992. Even The Gorilla took a punch in the face during an appearance in Tempe on Wednesday.
Oh yeah, and Steve Nash and Grant Hill are likely headed out the door as unrestricted free agents. Other...
Worst On-Court Injuries
No one wishes that any pro-player gets injured. Their sport is their livelihood and passion (well, for most it is). Most people do not want other people to get hurt. That being said, when video footage of an injury is available, most of us can't stop from watching. Its like the opposite of a deer caught in headlights, or kids playing dodgeball: its...