In 1968, the NBA joined the Phoenix Suns has played in the NBA finals twice, in 1976 and 1993. The first time the longer straw pulled for the Boston Celtics, the second time Michael Jordan starring the Chicago Bulls.
Recent years have been Sunsille real tar drinking, as the club has advanced to the playoffs last season 2009-2010. At that time, the journey ended in the conference finals, with the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers was better voitoin 4-2. The Lakers were crowned champions for the summer of 2010.
currently, the Suns have the NBA in last place, and not in recent years have shown much better. Two years ago the Suns ranked in the regular season in second to last, last year, last.
One of the reasons for years that muddling through is kept track of 401 million dollars in 2004, a Robert sarve and , which many think will lead to the next worse than any other NBA big man.
the worst of success in addition to sarve your headlines, when he insisted the city of Phoenix from approximately 150 million usd of funding for the club's home hall's refurbishing. Sarver is multiplied to threaten the representatives of the city behind closed doors in negotiations that if funding is not forthcoming, he would transfer the club to another city.
in Total, the renovation is estimated to cost approximately $ 230 million dollars.
the Phoenix city council was scheduled to vote on the club in support of earlier, but when the subject of a heated debate, the vote was moved, and the city held two public debates on the topic.
a Large part of the Suns fans didn't watch the Sarver threats good, but hardly anyone made their views as clear as the colloquy participated in the 90-year-old Greta Rogers , which is known in Phoenix as an extremely active town.
Rogers barked Sarver concertina and his social media, toured his speech has reached the last day in North America soaring in popularity.
Mr. sarve your not doing anything with this club to develop their 14 years, when he has served it as the owner. He has never funded a two or three key players, which would significantly affect any of the professional club's success, Rogers said.
– sarve your is so tight that he squeaks when he walks. And you have to negotiate with such people? Shame on you, all of you! I thought your principles were higher. We pay taxes to support private companies, especially entertainment companies. They can run their own affairs, or tripped over a careless indiscretions.
45 years in the city lived in Rogers justification ärähdystä later, the Phoenix New Times newspaper and said that the city has a better investment of 150 million dollars.
– Here is the problem, inter alia, street and drainage network. It is the kind of infrastructure, which should be decent and functioning. Point. It is not only a better use of money, it is mandatory the use of money.
Rogers eruption forced the Suns and Sarverinkin to react. Banking and real estate sector hundreds of millions of dollars of assets collected by the owner swore the club's supporters won't be leaving town any.
– the Suns not leaving Phoenix. I am 100% committed to keep the club in the city center, there, where it belongs, sarve your say Suns by posting the video.
– We need to renovate areenamme world-class hall. In addition, we should build a first-class training conditions. I am 100% committed to keep the club in this town. I want that this message will come to you for all clear.
Sources: Sports Illustrated, News.com.au, Phoenix New Times