East Bay Ray

  • joined Apr 24, 2010
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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Phoenix native and lifelong Suns fan. Now living in SF Bay area, but my fanhood is as great as ever. Among my favorite all-time players are Paul Westphal, Kevin Johnson, Charles Barkley and Steve Nash.

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  • NCAAB Indiana Hoosiers
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Gerald Green and the perfection of imperfection


The Phoenix Suns featured several surprising players last season in winning roughly twice the number of games forecast by most, but none blew away expectations more than former castoff Gerald...

Eric Bledsoe unhappy with CBA, not with Suns


There is still plenty of time for Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns to reach an amicable agreement on Bledsoe's contract, but both sides appear dug into their current positions. Bledsoe made his...

Suns vs. Bucks in Summer League Game Thread


Suns vs. Bucks in Summer League action

Suns vs. Warriors Summer League Game Thread


Suns Summer League action starts today the way it ended last year, against the division rival Golden State Warriors. Join the fun in the game thread. Chances of being bitten by a shark are low.

T.J. Warren: Steal of the 2014 NBA Draft


The Phoenix Suns landed an elite scorer in #14 draft pick T.J. Warren

Suns Offense Improved to Hornacek's Expectations


The Phoenix Suns offense improved by 10PPG, and their O-Rating jumped from 29th to 8th in the league from last season. Head coach Jeff Hornacek forecast this last August.

Marcus Morris: The Silent Assassin


Marcus Morris showed great improvement in all areas of his game this season, becoming a major contributor to the Suns second unit. Yet he wasn't even MIT (Most Improved Twin).

Suns Win Ugly, Beat Pelicans to Stay in #8 Seed


The Suns struggled mightily against a shorthanded Pelicans team before a 7-0 run to close the game gave them the much-needed win.


Suns vs. Pelicans Game Thread

Come join the fun in the BSotS Suns vs. Pelicans game thread!

Suns Look to Sweep Season Series from Pelicans


The red-hot Suns travel to New Orleans to face a stumbling Pelicans team. The Suns will need to take care of business and keep pace in a tight playoff race.


Suns vs. Wizards Game Thread

If the Thunder won't help the Suns, they'll have to help themselves.

Suns look to beat the Wiz, climb back to #8 seed


Winners of four straight, the Suns rose percentage points above the Mavericks for the #8 position in the hyper-competitive West before watching the Mavs topple the Thunder in OT last night. Thanks...


Be Here Now, Suns Fans!

When this season started, it was all about the future for the Phoenix Suns and their fans. The team figured to be a bottom feeder, but with a hot new GM and head coach who would right the ship...

Grant Hill to Host New Version of "Inside Stuff"


I agree with Dwyer. Hill's talents will be wasted as Ahmad Rashad's successor hosting this show.

Stanford student gaining cult status for rethinking NBA philosophy


A Stanford nerd uses data analysis to redefine basketball positions.

Michael Beasley's Offensive Season


Greetings, Wolves fan. If you're interested in how your former player Michael Beasley performed this season, I wrote this for Bright Side of the Sun. All of you who warned us Suns fans what we were getting in him, you were right.


Michael Beasley's Offensive Season

Now that we've had a few days to process this season after its merciful end Wednesday night, it's time to look to the future, and who the Suns will target in the draft and free agency. However,...


Summer Reading: Jack McCallum's "Dream Team"

If you've read Jack McCallum's excellent book he wrote after shadowing the 2005-06 Phoenix Suns, "Seven Seconds or Less", you know what a great storyteller he is. He leverages his access, gained...

Teenage Wasteland: Shabazz Muhammad Latest Victim Of NBA Age Minimum


Tom Ziller kills it. The NCAA is a racket; everybody makes money except for the players. Well, at least the ones who aren't taking cash from shady boosters and agents, and I don't blame them one bit.

Gordon Verbally Agrees to Maximum Salary Offer with Suns

The Suns move aggressively in their attempt to land restricted free agent shooting guard Eric Gordon.

Mark Jackson the Target of Extortion by Stripper Mistress


Here's a diversion from wall to wall draft speculation. Let's all make fun of Warriors coach Mark Jackson! Among the humorous comments on Golden State of Mind: "Mama, there goes that stripper" and "Hand down, pants down"

NBA Commissioner Stern Loses His Cool in Interview with Jim Rome


David Stern insulted radio talk show host Jim Rome in an interview today.

Phoenix Suns NBA Draft Series: Perry Jones III, PF, Baylor; A Risk Worth Taking


A player with star potential at #13? I'd jump at it if he's available.

Phoenix Suns Evaluation Series 2011-12: Alvin Gentry


Alvin Gentry has a light touch as a coach, and he believes in maximizing his player's strengths. What grade would you give him for this past season?

NBA Names All-Rookie Teams, Markieff Morris Not Included


After a strong first half of the season, Suns rookie Markieff Morris slumped in the second half and didn't make the All-Rookie team.

NBA Playoffs 2012 Sunday Game Thread and Links: Heat Face Crucial Test in Indy


Join the thread for today's Heat/Pacers and Spurs/Clippers games.

Heat Lose Chris Bosh Indefinitely To Severe Poetic Justice


From The Onion: "After examining Bosh's test results, I have to say that this comeuppance for unbounded hubris will certainly keep Bosh out for the rest of the playoff series against Indiana, if not longer," Heat physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick said. "Unfortunately, no matter how fitting it may be, this is exactly the kind of cosmic, karmic punishment the team can't afford at this time."

Phoenix Suns Player Evaluation: Ronnie Price


Ronnie Price was another great teammate on a team full of them.

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