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Jacob Padilla

  • joined Aug 15, 2010
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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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...

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...

FanPost
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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...

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!!!!!!!!!

Suns @ Lakers: Smash their Faces in!!!

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The Suns head to Los Angeles for a tilt with the Pau-less Lakers. Winner gets all the ping pong balls.

Fire everywhere! The Dragon unleashed!

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Forget about that game against New Orleans. That was sad. Let's relive that fourth quarter against Memphis instead. Y'know, the one where Goran Dragic went nuts. That was fun. Join me in my...

Suns and their Dragon torch Grizzlies in their den

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Marcin Gortat got it done early and Goran Dragic took over late as the Suns knocked off the Grizzlies in their den by the score of 96-90.

Suns final score: Phoenix falls in Oakland, 113-93

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The Suns looked great in the first half, but the offense dried up in the second and the Suns fell to 16-32 on the season with a 113-93 loss to the Warriors.

GameThread
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Suns @ Warriors Gamethread plus bonus GSoM @&A

Below are Nate's answers to Dave's questions. Dave's answers to Nate's questions can be found here. 1. When Klay Thompson was drafted last year there were questions about his game...

Real Men Wear Pink? It Takes Some Getting Used To

Creighton put on some pink-trimmed jerseys to support Coaches vs. Cancer, and in the process lost its ability to shoot. Don't mess with a good thing? No worries, the second 20 minutes was business...

Preview: Suns set to take on Warriors

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The Suns are in Oakland for the second game of a back-to-back and will take on the explosive Golden State Warriors. Tip-off is set for 8:30 AZ time. Here's what you need to know about the SUns'...

Garrett Shines, Shows NBA Potential in D-League

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Suns' rookie point guard Diante Garrett just completed his seven-game stint with the D-League's Bakersfield Jam. The team went 6-1 during Garrett's assignment and the first year player from Iowa...

Suns and Turner part ways

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According to reports by Paul Coro and Craig Grialou, the Suns and Elston Turner have officially agreed to part ways after a few days of meetings between Turner and management.

Breakdown: How Did Beasley Go Off in Chicago?

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Michael Beasley played one of his best games as a Sun in the team's win at Chicago. Has he turned a corner? Or did he just get hot? Let's take a look at the film and find out.

Playing with Rotations

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Alvin Gentry has long been a fan of five-man bench units. But with this season's Suns lacking in talent, it is time for Gentry to give up and shorten the rotation. But who needs to sit, and what is...

Reviewing the Suns' Summer: Free Agent Grades

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We're in the new year, closing in on the midpoint of the season, and it's a good time to evaluate the Suns' summer free agent signings. Which free agents are earning their money, which contracts...

The Suns Rise and Set with Goran Dragic

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We've seen two very different players this year from of Goran Dragic. In the Suns' wins he has been fantastic, and in losses he has disappeared.

Creighton's Josh Jones's College Career is Over

The heart condition that led to Josh Jones collapsing prior to Creighton's game against Nebraska has forced the guard to make a difficult decision. His college career -- and possibly his basketball...

Suns Score: Suns' streak snapped in Portland 96-93

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Both the Suns and Blazers brought season-best four-game winning streaks along with them to Portland. J.J. Hickson was riding a six-game double-double streak for the Blazers, while Jared Dudley had...

GameThread
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Suns @ Blazers: Let's keep the streak alive!

Here's a look at the stats for our opponent for tonight. They really do not have any depth whatsoever.

Portland Preview: Suns look to keep on rolling

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The Suns will take their season-high four-game win streak on the road to Portland tonight.

Jared Dudley: a starter after all?

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A recurring discussion on this blog centers around the viability of Jared Dudley as a starter. It appeared as if the anti-Dudley crowd had emerged victorious when Dudley was moved to the bench in...

Jones Out: Can Jays Depth Replace Him?

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Josh Jones is out indefinitely for Creighton, but the Jays have three players who can fill that void.

Creighton's Josh Jones Out Indefinitely

Creighton senior guard Josh Jones is out indefinitely with a heart issue, but a return to the court has not been ruled out.

Creighton's Jones stable, to undergo more tests

Creighton senior guard Josh Jones collapsed during warmups before the Jays' game at Nebraska and was taken to the hospital. The university has said that Jones is in stable condition and is being...

Kirk from MMB drops by to drop some knowledge

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Kirk Henderson of Mavs Moneyball answered my questions about Dallas in advance of the epic clash between the Suns an the Mavericks on TNT tonight.

Zach Randolph takes bear-sized dump on Suns

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Despite leading for most of the game, the Suns were not able to hold on in regulation and were outscored by the Grizzlies 14-4 in overtime. Z-Bo went HAM.

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