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Diaw, Bell could be back on a D’Antoni roster

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PHOENIX – The Knicks were very much interested in acquiring both Raja Bell and Boris Diaw, but with Mike D’Antoni now in New York after a bitter divorce from the Suns, they were not going to come directly from Phoenix.However, because the trade that…


Miami’s Magloire returns to practice, could be activated Monday

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Udonis Haslem might just have a support system after all.With the Heat about to begin a four-game run against bulky centers Yao Ming, Greg Oden, Shaquille O’Neal and Chris Kaman, coach Erik Spoelstra revealed Saturday that offseason free-agent…

Suns Captains lead team to huge win over the Nuggets

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All is well in the world again, and it’s thanks to the Suns captains. Grant Hill, Steve Nash, Shaquille O’Neal led the Suns to a fantastic victory over theHere’s why these three saved theGrant Hill: He did an absolutely phenomenal job on Carmelo Anthony tonight, and was my MVP …

Suns’ makeover a work in progress

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Steve Kerr took over as GM of the Suns in the summer of 2007 and his first move was to trade the rights to Rudy Fernandez to the Blazers for cash considerations. Obviously, with Fernandez on the short list of serious Rookie of the Year contenders, this was a bad, bad move. He came out of that draft with University of Wisconsin standout Alando Tucker, who has only played 48 total minutes in a season and change…

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Jazz Use Strong Finish to Send Suns to Third Straight Home Loss

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Carlos Boozer scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half, and the Jazz handed the Suns their third consecutive home loss, 126-118 on Friday.

No Nash, no STAT, no problem! Suns beat Grizz 101-89

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The Suns knew going into tonight’s game against the MemphisGrizzlies that they’d once again be without 2-time MVP Steve Nash. They did notknow that Amare Stoudemire would fail to record any significant minutes onceagain. Amare, who was in foul trouble last night in Oklahoma City, once againgot into early foul trouble, and early technical foul trouble.

After picking up his third personal foul with 4:50 remainingin the second quarter, Amare picked up two quick technical fouls and was giventhe boot, leaving the Suns to go the rest of the way without their top twoplayers.

What is that I hear? A turn of a key, a crank of the engineand the Diesel is ready to throw his team on his back once again. Shaquille O’Neilresponded huge, dropping 24 points and grabbing 13 rebounds on a night where O’Neilpassed another Hall-of-Famer, Oscar Robertson for eighth on the NBA’s all-timescoring list.

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Building his legacy, brick by brick

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As Shaquille O’Neal closes in on a rarefied career milestone — 5,000 missed free throws — John Hollinger of tried to put that feat in its proper historical context.Hollinger noted that only one man in NBA history has missed more free throws…