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Steve Kerr’s Unnecessary Gamble

If Steve Kerr wants to reap the fruits of his highly controversial trade for Shaquille O’Neal, letting go of Mike D’Antoni is a move he should not, under any circumstances, make.

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Did the Suns Bring Amare Back Too Soon?

by Matt Wells

The high-flying Phoenix Suns combined with last night’s opponent, the Toronto Raptors, to score 266 points in a 140-126 victory for the Suns.  This was done in regulation and it was done without their superstar center, Amare Stoudemire.

This tremendous output makes me ask this question: did the Suns really need Stoudemire to come back sooner than expected?  The answer is a simple “no,” and they may have done Amare more harm than good by rushing him back.

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Amare Should Stay at Home

Nearly every NBA foundation shook and rumbled last summer. Television stations revamped their schedules, fans cried in disbelief, and that flicker of hope quickly extinguished.

Amare Stoudemire needed microfracture knee surgery.

Despite initial predictions, the Phoenix Suns are hotter than their name and currently are the Pacific Division leaders and second seed in the Western Conference. This lead has only been challenged in the last two weeks by the Clippers. However, due to that ball club’s recent five game losing streak, the Suns have found themselves with more distance and no challengers. Amare is expected to return in March, but should he?

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Nash Deserves Second Straight MVP Award

Last season, it was widely believed that Steve Nash won the NBA’s MVP award almost as much for what he didn’t do.  This year, he’s showing that he deserves it for what he is doing.  Remember the buzz last winter when Phoenix went into the tank for eight games while Nash was out with an injury?  It showed the voters just how valuable the Suns point guard was to his team, and the voters chose accordingly.

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Sunny Days in Phoenix

Every sports fan in Phoenix is jumping for joy. No, not because the Cardinals didn’t get last in the NFC West, but because the Suns are the best team in the NBA.

This is the first time in recent memory that the dominant team in the NBA hasn’t had a physically dominating big man in the middle like Tim Duncan or Shaq. So how are the Suns keeping up a league-best 31-8 record? By running, running, running, and running some more.

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Phoenix or Nash-ville?

Every off-season at least one team decides to overpay for a free agent. This years lucky losers…The Phoenix Suns. Or should we call them the Nash-ville Suns?

Phoenix jumped the gun after they realized that their offer wasn’t gunna match the opposing contracts being thrown at Kobe Bryant. They panicked and decided to go after a point gaurd, a good move since they were looking at throwing Leandro Barbosa into the spotlight too quick, but they picked the wrong one at the wrong price.