Author Archive

Suns’ Rays: What Is Wrong With Phoenix?

December 9th, 2010
The Suns are now 3-2 in December, in a supposedly soft stretch of their season. While the team has established some level of consistency in regards to its style of play, it also suffers from many work-in-progress aspects. This is fairly apparent in the team configuration, as well as in ...

The Steve Nash Effect: Eight Players Whose Careers Were Defined by Nash

June 4th, 2010
The 2010 off-season is expected to be one of the more tantalizing ones in recent times, what with all the superstar free agents and their various objects of desire in terms of their next destinations. Akin to 27 other teams (other than Boston & LA, the NBA finalists who have ...

10 Reasons the Phoenix Suns Will Win Game Six

May 28th, 2010
Most scribes are outlining the eulogy of the Phoenix Suns from this year’s playoffs after last night’s gut-wrencher. It is perceived as an insurmountable task for the Suns to come back from a depressing game five loss. Admittedly, that viewpoint stands to some logical ingredients. Having said so, there are a ...

NBA Playoffs: Why The Phoenix Suns Will Beat The Los Angeles Lakers

May 13th, 2010
 I am a hard-core Suns fan, and as such I am projecting a 4-2 series win for Phoenix. While my bias undoubtedly plays a part in this prediction, I do think that my faith in the Suns is defensible. As a counter-point to all of the Suns detractors, here are 10 ...

Phoenix Suns-Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Things Phoenix Must Do to Win

May 13th, 2010
The Suns versus Lakers series is one of the most eagerly-awaited playoff matchups in recent times. In fact, not since the 2006 Suns-Spurs series has there been a duel that has been so eagerly anticipated and debated. The Lakers are the favorites and rightfully so. They represent the top-tier prototype ...

2010 NBA Playoffs: Suns Vs Spurs, The 5 Most Valuable Moments (MVM)

May 10th, 2010
In a memorable playoff series for the Suns, several heroes stamped their mark on the resounding 4-0 sweep of the Spurs. The team showcased its traditional strengths --- offensive prowess and immaculate teamwork; but where the team really proved its mettle was in confounding critics by playing hard defense, being ...

Confessions of a Devout Phoenix Suns Fan

May 6th, 2010
As is possibly the case with any crazy fan of any sports franchise, I am a die-hard Phoenix Suns fanatic and feel vested in, and instrumental to, the success of the team. In this context, I end up doing the wackiest, craziest, strangest things in order to ensure the success ...

Why the 2010 Phoenix Suns are Different

May 4th, 2010
Significant print space has gone into discussing how the Spurs represent a long-standing scar in the Suns' psyche, borne out of repeated send-offs in the playoffs in recent years, four of the last six seasons, in fact. While not expounding on the stained history too much, I do ...