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While the Suns burn into ashes, the Bucks remain stuck in the muck

It’s one thing when a trade works handsomely for one party but leaves the other party in shambles. It’s quite another matter when a trade really doesn’t work for anyone. As we enter the month of February, the 2016 trade deadline isn’t that far away — barely more than two weeks. As teams prepare to shake up their rosters — either with an eye toward the future or in an...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix In Free Fall: Part One

The sun isn't coming out anytime soon in Phoenix. There's a cloud of chaos overshadowing the Suns, and they find themselves in danger of missing the playoffs for a franchise-record sixth year in a row. Tensions are heating up this winter as the team has dropped nine of their last 10 games. It certainly didn't help that when faced with criticism concerning his poorly-run team...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic thinks Suns tinker too much with roster

Building a winning team in any sport can be a tricky process, but the basic rule of thumb seems to be to keep the players you feel can play a role in your master plan when you figure out who they are. Sometimes those players are identified early on, but the pressure to win now sometimes forces a team to give up on a player or players a little prematurely. That is the biggest problem...
Via The Comeback
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Nash, Suns Owner Robert Sarver Buy Real Mallorca, Venture Into Spanish Soccer

Steve Nash is letting his money talk about his love for soccer. Nash is part of Liga ACQ Legacy Partners, which on Monday took over Spanish soccer club Real Mallorca, according to The Associated Press. Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver fronts the consortium, which reportedly paid €20 million ($21 million) for a controlling interest in the team. El @RCD_Mallorca aprueba una ampliación...
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Nash, Robert Sarver buy controlling interest in Spanish soccer team

MADRID -- Former NBA star Steve Nash and Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver have bought a controlling share of Spanish soccer team Real Mallorca. The Mediterranean island club announced Monday that Sarver's company, also owned by Nash and Andy Kohlberg, has bought shares worth more than 20 million euros ($21 million). Mallorca won the 2002-03 Copa del Rey title and had played for 16...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Sarver: Millennial Culture Has Tough Time Dealing With Setbacks

Robert Sarver had an interview with the Arizona Republic to discuss the state of the Phoenix Suns in what has been a disappointing season. “The reality is, there’s only a half dozen championship-caliber organizations in the NBA over the last 25 years,” Sarver said. “My job is to find the right people and the right culture to eventually be one of those organizations, and it...
Via RealGM
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Owner Robert Sarver says the blame for the Suns bad season is shared from the top down

A couple of seasons ago, many thought that the Phoenix Suns were one of the up and coming teams in the NBA. Many thought that head coach Jeff Hornacek was destined to be one of the top coaches in the league. But the Suns are 12-24, they fired two of Hornacek’s assistant coach and just lost point guard Eric Bledsoe for the rest of the season. Owner Robert Sarver is disappointed...
Via No Guts, No Glory
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns owner apologizes to fans for starless Spurs

Fans who attended Thursday’s preseason game between the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs didn’t exactly witness the best basketball, and Suns owner Robert Sarver wasn’t happy about that fact. During a timeout late in the fourth quarter at the US Airways Center, Sarver suddenly commandeered the PA announcer’s microphone and apologized to the fans for paying to see a poor...
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns owner apologizes to fans in middle of game for Spurs resting players

The Phoenix Suns cruised to an easy 121-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs in preseason action Thursday night, in part because the defending champs barely brought half their team. Suns owner Robert Sarver was not happy about that, and he took the microphone during a TV timeout to apologize to the fans. “Hey everybody,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sarver: McDonough's Level Of Knowledge, Confidence Has Surprised Me

Robert Sarver has been incredibly impressed by the leadership of 33-year-old general manager Ryan McDonough. "Given his age, I was really surprised at Ryan's level of knowledge and confidence," Sarver said. "A lot of guys can get wishy-washy about their convictions when it comes to players and coaches, but he had such strong opinions – such conviction – of what he wanted to do...
Via RealGM
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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