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Suns to match Lopez offers

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09:46 AM ET 05.19 | The Suns plan to match offers to restricted free agent Robin Lopez in July but would have someone different mentoring the center if he returns next season. After four seasons with the Suns, assistant coach Bill Cartwright's contract will not be renewed.

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May 19, 2012  10:07 AM ET

lol @ MWP's face in the picture

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May 19, 2012  10:21 AM ET

He (Lopez) seems solid and plays hard. He also has upside potential. I on the other hand don't believe that the Suns should just without any reservations match any offer made to Lopez. He has not showed me that much.

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May 19, 2012  11:13 AM ET
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That's one fine pic of Lopez.

They had to work hard to get it in the 14 MPG he's on the floor...

Don't understand why teams match offer sheets to guys that they don't use.

And Bill Cartwright will be fine... He'll be Coaching with Patrick in Charlotte.

May 19, 2012  11:40 AM ET

Multiple millons for basically a role player..this is what the NBA has become and why half the teams are shea.

May 19, 2012  12:03 PM ET

Looks like Lopez is holding on to this ball real tight, in that pic LOL

May 19, 2012  12:10 PM ET

It Pays To Be Big Even If You're Not That Good, Bro.

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May 19, 2012  01:29 PM ET

meh ...

May 19, 2012  01:30 PM ET

Cartwright has one more ring than Lopez does ... either one ;)

May 19, 2012  07:42 PM ET

His contract should be as good or better than Luke Walton's.

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May 19, 2012  11:17 PM ET
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Cartwright has one more ring than Lopez does ... either one ;)

and your point is? as for cartwright's ring, he was just riding MJ's coat tails. Every player that played with MJ, Magic, or Bill Russel has a ring. Even the coaches got rings. LOL

May 20, 2012  09:23 AM ET

Has anyone seen a team play with as much toughness and heart as the C's?

Even some haters gotta see that. GO KG!!!

May 20, 2012  11:37 AM ET
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It Pays To Be Big Even If You're Not That Good, Bro.

Well said.

Also, don't like the way the article tries to hang it on Cartwright that it is his fault Lopez is not better. You can lead a horse to water ...

 
May 20, 2012  12:08 PM ET
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and your point is? as for cartwright's ring, he was just riding MJ's coat tails. Every player that played with MJ, Magic, or Bill Russel has a ring. Even the coaches got rings. LOL

Stick to da NFL!

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