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Jacob Padilla

  • joined Aug 15, 2010
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Grading the NBA: Power Forwards

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Three position down. Now it's time to take a look at one of the deepest positions in the NBA: power forwards. Where do current and former Suns fall on this hierarchy?

Grading the NBA: Small Forwards

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The Suns had a ton of small forwards on their roster last year. Where do those guys rank amongst their peers at the small forward position?

Caron Butler: Should he stay or should he go now?

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One team's trash is another team's treasure. There was no place for Caron Butler on the Clippers, but he's a valuable asset for the Suns. Now, what should Phoenix do with him?

Grading the NBA: Shooting Guards

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I'm back again, and this time I'm breaking down the weakest position in the NBA today: shooting guard. Wade, Harden and Bryant are the cream of the crop, but what about the rest of the league's shooting guards?

Grading the NBA: Point Guards

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Everybody loves rankings and grades, right? Well I decided to use both to sort NBA players into tiers. Read and react. What do you think of my rankings? Who am I too kind to? Who am I sleeping on?

Summer League Recap: Rookies and Roster Hopefuls

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Our Summer League recap continues with a look at the rest of the roster, including rookie phenom Archie Goodwin.

Summer League Recap: The Vets

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Evaluating the Summer League performances of the Morri, P.J. Tucker, Kendall Marshall and Diante Garrett.

Kendall Marshall on the block?

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NBA.com is reporting the Suns are trying to trade 2012 lottery pick Kendall Marshall.

Meet the Summer Suns

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Get to know the players that will be suiting up for the Suns in Vegas for the 2013 NBA Summer League.

Gibberman breaks down Bledsoe's off-ball defense

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Former SBN AZ/Bright Side of the Sun Podcast co-host and current ArizonaSports.com contributor takes a look at Eric Bledsoe's off-ball defense and says the Suns' new guard has long way to go in that area.

Too many point guards?

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At first glance, the Suns appear to have a log-jam at point guard. However, the numbers paint a different story.

3-Team Deal: Suns land Bledsoe, give up Dudley

Adrian Wojnarowksi has reported that the Suns have agreed to ship Jared Dudley and a second round pick to the Clippers in return for Caron Butler's expiring contract and young point guard Eric Bledsoe.

Twitter roundup: Suns draft reaction

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Twitter is awesome. Let's take a look at the reaction from the rookies and some of their new teammates on Twitter.

Frye says he's ready to play

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@Channing_Frye @NACHO2813 nacho I ain't going no where no retirement no more not playing, it's time for me to put the home town jersey back on

https://twitter.com/Channing_Frye/status/350869379333898240

Wrapping up the Suns' 2013 NBA Draft

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Let's put a neat little bow on what exactly happened for the Suns in this year's draft.

FanPost
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Jacob's 2013 NBA Mock Draft

Mock draft time!

Suns Draft Preview: Bennett, Crabbe, Rice Jr.

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Bright Side's draft previews role on with three more players that might be donning the Purp... I mean Black and Orange come Thursday night.

Alvin Gentry chooses Clippers over Lakers

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Here's a new one: Clippers outbid Lakers so far in $ that it was an easy decision for Alvin Gentry to join Doc Rivers over D'Antoni.

https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/350010584093302785

P.J. Tucker: Diamond in the Rough?

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Very little went right for the Suns in the 2012-13 season. But that didn't stop P.J. Tucker from taking advantage of his second chance and proving he belongs in the NBA.

2013 NBA Draft Lottery Results: Suns get No. 5

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The lottery results are in and the Suns will be drafting at No. 5.

Phoenix Suns 2012-13 Player Review: Marcin Gortat

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Bright Side's season review series continues with a look at the abbreviated, yet sub-par season from center Marcin Gortat.

Philly Scouting Report: The First Round Picks

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A handful of 2013 NBA Draft prospects led their teams to Philadelphia for the second and third rounds of the NCAA Tournaments, and since I was there I decided to do some scouting. Here's a look at the potential mid-to-late first round picks.

Suns, Babby agree to extension

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The Suns and POBO Lon Babby have agreed to a two-year extension locking Babby up through the 2014-15 season.

Philly Scouting Report: The Lottery Picks

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A handful of 2013 NBA Draft prospects led their teams to Philadelphia for the second and third rounds of the NCAA Tournaments, and since I was there I decided to do some scouting. Here's a look at the potential lottery picks.

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Bright Side Bracket Challenge

Come one! Come all! Everyone come join us in filling out brackets!

Morris brothers reunited: Can they play together?

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We all know the Phoenix Suns love brothers, so it was no surprise that they acquired Marcus Morris to pair with twin brother Markieff. But is Marcus a small forward or a power forward, and can the brothers play together? The answers are both and yes.

Lockdown: Tucker Blacks out the Mamba

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Let's take a break from all this rosterbation and rumor to look at some real, actual, on-court basketball. Because who doesn't love to see Kobe Bryant fail miserably? P.J. TUCKER FTW!

GameThread

Game Thread: Suns in Black @ Lakers

Leeeet's goooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!

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