LANCE BLANKS RUMORS & GOSSIP
PHOENIX Lon Babby doesnt seem to be a fan of the autopsy press conference.
I want to look forward, Babby, president of basketball operations for the Phoenix Suns, said in a media gathering one day after general manager Lance Blanks was fired.
I want to make sure that what has been historically a great franchise gets even better.
So, much like the presser after the Suns parted...
The Phoenix Suns will be looking for the best talent evaluator as their next general manager, no matter how much experience that person has.
The Suns parted ways with Lance Blanks on Monday, ending a three-year stint of losing with the former player who had no previous experience as a general manager.
President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby said on Tuesday that the franchise...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013
According to a story via USA Today Sports, the Phoenix Suns have fired their general manager for obvious reasons.
The Phoenix Suns have parted ways with general manager Lance Blanks less than three years after his hiring and with one year left on his contract.
“Lance has been a trusted friend and colleague,” Suns President Lon Babby said in a news release announcing the break...
The Suns parted ways with GM Lance Blanks, who has been with the team since 2010, after finishing the the 2012-13 season 25-57, the second-worst record in franchise history – their worst dates back to 1968-69 when they went 16-66.
According to the Phoenix Suns:
The Phoenix Suns today announced that Lance Blanks will no longer serve as the club’s general manager.
The Phoenix Suns parted ways Monday with general manager Lance Blanks after the second-worst season in franchise history, the team said.
''Lance has been a trusted friend and colleague,'' said Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby. ''I thank him personally and professionally for his hard work on behalf of the Suns. We will continue to prepare...
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April 22, 2013
PHOENIX Lance Blanks is out as Suns general manager.
The Suns announced Blanks' dismissal Monday in a news release from president of basketball operations Lon Babby.
Lance has been a trusted friend and colleague, Babby said. I thank him personally and professionally for his hard work on behalf of the Suns. We will continue to prepare for the offseason even as we look for his...
Lance Blanks will no longer serve as general manager of the Suns, with Lon Babby remaining president of basketball operations.
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...
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...
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