Suns' surprising season began with change in philosophy

Once the Western Conference finals runs were over, the hardest part for Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver had been eliminating the emotion and letting go. His franchise had prudently refused to invest long-term into Amar'e Stoudemire's defective knees, but Sarver stayed committed to rearming Steve Nash into his late 30s and resisted the reshaping of a long-term vision. For...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 24, 2013  |  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...
Via RealGM
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns, Babby agree to new 2-year contract

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a new two-year contract for president of basketball operations Lon Babby. Suns owner Robert Sarver says Babby has his ''full support'' as the franchise continues to rebuild. The new contract runs through 2015. The Suns are in the midst of one of the worst seasons in their history, with a 23-51 record that is the worst in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sarver Backs Blanks, Supports Suns' Rebuilding Plan

Robert Sarver is committed to rebuilding the Suns.
Via RealGM
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sarver responds to criticism, preaches patience

With negativity seemingly pouring over the edge of the containment silo, Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver decided it was time to represent the franchises thinking on some incendiary events. As a guest on KTAR 620s Burns & Gambo Show, Sarver fielded all inquiries with calm and candor. And the shows co-hosts didnt shy away from aiming directly at what have become some sore spots...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Sarver Bio

ROBERT G. SARVER Managing Partner Robert Sarver, who became the youngest person ever to found a national bank at the age of 23, grew up a Suns fan and attended games as a youth at Veterans Memorial Coliseum after receiving tickets as birthday gifts from Donald Diamond, one of the original owners along with Richard Bloch and Donald Pitt.
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver says his hard-liner rep during labor woes was unfair

Sarver, part of the NBA's labor-relations committee, squirmed as he was portrayed as a hard-liner willing to sacrifice a season in collective-bargaining-agreement negotiations.
Via AZ Central
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Video: Suns owner Robert Sarver talks NBA business

Suns owner Robert Sarver went on Darren Rovell’s Sports Biz Game On on CNBC and talked NBA business. He wisely sidestepped the steaming pile of Chris Paul trade fiasco and instead focused on what the shortened schedule (but he didn’t complain too much this time) and revenue sharing will mean for small market owners. Not…
Via Pro Basketball Talk
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Does Rob Sarver Listen To Himself When He Speaks?

Phoenix Suns owner Rob Sarver was one of the hardest of hard liners during the lockout.  He was one of the symbols of the "give us most of the money and re-tool the system to ensure complete parity" movement.   Fast forward to yesterday, and the release of the Phoenix Suns schedule, which features no home games against the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Deal could give Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver fresh start

Bickley: The Phoenix Suns must mend some fences when the NBA finally reopens its doors.
Via AZ Central
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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