2010 Suns Training Camp
January 1, 2010
On Oct. 3, 2010, the Suns tipped off their final training camp session at UCSD's RIMAC Arena.
Jason Richardson plays distributor.
Steve Nash passes to his starting center, Robin Lopez.
Dwayne Jones and Hedo Turkoglu strike a similiar pose.
And that's officially a wrap!
Hedo Turkogluu brings a change of clothes for the Cardinals-Chargers game.
Nash greets a faithful fan.
Garret Siler and Dwayne Jones head to the bus.
On October 2, 2010, the Suns held a private training camp scrimmage at RIMAC Arena, but first...
Hedo Turkoglu and Co. wait for their ride to the arena.
As does Steve Nash...
Jason Richardson makes his way to the court.
Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry talks to his players before tip-off.
The teams played four 10-minute quarters.
Going 9-of-13 from the field, Hedo Turkoglu had 22 points, while Channing Frye racked up 12 of his own.
Matt Janning goes up for two of his 13 points.
There's no bigger Suns cheerleader than Steve Nash, who congratulates a teammate for a job well done.
Grant Hill goes up for a rebound, as the game's high scorer Josh Childress (28 pts.) looks on.
Earl Clark sets a screen.
Team Majerle defeated Team Cartwright, 101-80. Having Steve Nash on your team didn't hurt, either.
After his 12-point performance, Gani Lawal addresses the media postgame.
Hedo Turkoglu is surrounded by the UCSD womens basketball team.
A tale of two hairstyles, Robin Lopez with a fan after the game.
Jared Dudley jumps on the van back to the hotel after the game.
On Oct. 1, 2010, the Suns were back at RIMAC Arena for Day 4 of training camp.
Head Coach Alvin Gentry gathers up his troops for a quick pep talk.
Assistant coach Dan Majerle watches as the scrimmage tips off.
Grant Hill makes his way to the sidelines.
Hedo Turkoglu comes down with the rebound.
Defense has been preached this week at camp.
Robin Lopez shoots over Channing Frye.
Grant Hill and his teammates sign items for the Suns Community Relations department.
Steve Nash got in on the signing action, too.
Wearing a Steve Nash T-shirt has its rewards, namely an autograph from the two-time NBA MVP.
Even NBA head coaches get hit up for autographs and photo opportunities.
Grant Hill calls it a day, as he makes his way to the van headed back to the team hotel.
On Day 3 of training camp on Sept. 30, 2010, rookie Matt Janning and starting center Robin Lopez await the arrival of team transportation to the RIMAC Arena for the night session.
It may be an impromptu scrimmage, but the players are treating it like anything but that.
Dueling legkicks from Dwayne Jones and Jared Dudley.
Goran Dragic looks past his starting point guard for an open teammate.
Head Coach Alvin Gentry has seen glimpses of an improved defense during camp.
Grant Hill drives toward the basket.
In a battle of big men, Garret Siler defends Robin Lopez.
Always a popular media interview, Steve Nash is always happy to oblige.
Nash signs an autograph on a familiar jersey.
Jared Dudley and Channing Frye call it a night, signaling the end of two-a-days.
On Sept. 30, 2010, the Suns tipped off Day 3 of training camp in San Diego.
All players, like Gani Lawal demonstrates, will randomly wear routine heart monitors this week.
Grant Hill works on his jumper.
Josh Childress has garnered rave reviews for his all-around play this week.
Steve Nash contemplates the upcoming season and beyond.
The NBDL's leading rebounder last season, Dwayne Jones hopes to make the same impact in the NBA.
Running the NBA's version of suicides, Nash takes the ball up the court.
Even a veteran can use a timeout sometimes.
During the night session for Day 2 of camp on Sept. 29, 2010, the intensity certainly increased.
Steve Nash goes up against Jared Dudley.
Grant Hill tests rookie Matt Janning.
Mr. Majerle and Mr. Dudley have a quick chat.
Grant Hill is interviewed by former Sun Scott Williams.
On Day 2 of camp on Sept. 29, 2010, Nash shows off his fancy footwork to start the day.
Josh Childress tests the mettle (and muscles) of equipment manager Jay Gaspar.
Jared Dudley makes shooting life difficult for Jason Richardson.
Goran Dragic makes his free throws.
Rookie Gani Lawal goes up top for two.
Turkey's-own Hedo Turkoglu in action.
Head Coach Alvin Gentry stressed the importance of a running team, not a jogging one.
Dwayne Jones goes up against Channing Frye.
Camp invitee Garret Siler.
Can Steve Nash catch the ball before Grant Hill drops it to the floor?
Of course, he can.
Suns broadcaster Eddie Johnson interviews Channing Frye after the morning session.
Hakim Warrick tackles the visiting media's questions.
Hedo Turkoglu and the Suns returned to the gym Tuesday evening for their second practice of Training Camp 2010.
The Suns' centers of attention.
@RealGrantHill33 challenges @JaredDudley619 while @DanMajerle watches on.
Lopez takes a breather.
Josh Childress drives around second-year forward Earl Clark.
Lopez works on his sky hook.
Gentry gives some guidance on defending the pick and roll.
Lopez blocks Hakim Warrick.
Jason Richardson heads for the locker room after a tough first day of camp.
Rookie forward Gani Lawal describes the first day of his first NBA training camp.
On Sept. 28, 2010, the Suns tipped off Training Camp at RIMAC Arena on the campus of the University of California at San Diego, but first...
Steve Nash and Co. make the walk to the arena.
A seemingly long, uphill walk...
The team convened for a quick video tutorial of Phoenix Suns basketball.
After a busy summer, Jason Richardson gets a well-deserved stretch in to start the session.
Jared Dudley works on his jumper.
Head Coach Alvin Gentry talks to his troops.
The Suns coaching staff (and a few guests).
Veteran Grant Hill is used to the routine of Training Camp.
A familiar sight for Suns fans, Robin Lopez attacks the basket.
J-Rich shows off his version of "working around the basket."
Robin Lopez is looking to make a big impact in his third pro season.
Master and apprentice square off in practice.
University students watch the workout from high above.
Nash goes in for the lay-up.
If he makes it, practice is over. If he misses...
It's off to the races.
Coach Gentry meets the media following the first of two-a-day workouts.
Suns beat writer Paul Coro interviews one of the new campers, swingman Josh Childress.
Nash was happy with the team's first camp workout.