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James Anderson

James Anderson

James Anderson is a University of Minnesota graduate, with allegiances to the Packers, Brewers, Bucks (sigh) and Gophers (double sigh). He is an editor and scribe at, primarily focused on basketball and baseball. In 2013 he was a FSWA finalist for Fantasy Basketball writer of the year.

In Memoriam - The Seven Seconds or Less Phoenix Suns

Remember when Steve Nash was winning back-to-back MVPs, Amar'e Stoudemire was a terrifying offensive force and Mike D'Antoni was the league's most highly touted head coach?

Those Suns teams were my favorite teams to watch in my 19 years of following the NBA.

They won between 54 and 62 games every season from 2004 to 2008, while averaging between 108.4 and 110.4 points per game during that stretch. Stoudemire averaged 29.9 points and 10.7 rebounds per game in the 04-'05 playoffs. Nash averaged 10.5-plus assists per game during that four-year stretch, while also shooting better than 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from three-point range and 88 percent from the free-throw line each year.

Perhaps the most amazing thing of all was that Quentin Richardson made more than $40

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