Phoenix Suns’ Latest Moves Give Fans Hope

July 12th, 2010 by Jess Root Leave a reply »
Amar’e out, Amundson out, Channing Frye back, Hakim Warrick, Gani Lawal, and Dwayne Collins in. I thought that these were the extent of the significant moves that the Suns were going to make, but I was wrong.

As you can imagine, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. Sullen would be a better word to describe my feelings towards the upcoming season. In my eyes, I though that they would likely be lottery bound.

Now, I am glad Frye is returning and it appears that Warrick will be successful because his skill set matches well with the way the Suns like to play. However, if these were to be the highlights of the off season, especially when the team lost its leading scorer, then I would say that this off season was a bad one.

So, to my surprise, while watching “Remember the Titans” on TV Sunday night with my family, I get several tweets and texts telling me that Phoenix has agreed to acquire Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress and that Leandro Barbosa and Dwayne Jones would be heading out.

It was an immediate breath of fresh air. I felt good to be a fan again after hearing the news. These appeared to be basketball moves as ...

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