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NBA Fantasy Minute: Gortat’s blistering start

NBA Fantasy Minute: Gortat’s blistering start

So the big news in Suns’ country this past offseason was Steve Nash moving on to La La Land.   But that was the offseason….a time that strangely feels like centuries ago now with Nash already banged up and the Suns getting, dare I say, Dwight Howard type numbers from their big man in the middle, the “Polish Hammer”, Marcin Gortat. Gortat has been red-hot out of the gates in 2012.  His first five contests have … Read entire article »

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Suns get defensive in second half, Blaze past Sloan-less Jazz 95-83

Suns get defensive in second half, Blaze past Sloan-less Jazz 95-83

Steve Nash and friends were not the least bit in the mood for nostalgia Friday night.  With a tenuous and unsettled Energy Solutions crowd on hand, the visiting Phoenix Suns gave the shook Jazz and their fans a half to get all the angst and built up emotions over the last 48 hours out of their system, but after that it was winning time. Nash led the suddenly surging Suns with 18 points and 10 assists, … Read entire article »

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Much Success

Much Success

For the past few years the consensus around the Association was that Marcin Gortat, formerly of the Orlando Magic, was the best backup center in the league.  However, finding valid proof to back that claim proved difficult based solely on the fact that the 6-11, 240-pound Polish-born player saw limited time in a reserve role starring behind All-World big man Dwight Howard in Orlando for the past four seasons. With a mid-December trade of the blockbuster … Read entire article »

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