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Phoenix Suns Ring of Dishonor: New additions & new nominees

The Morrii and the 80's Drug Scandal Suns are in but who's next?

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I think it's fitting that the Morrii were voted in together instead of separately. At least in the Ring of Dishonor they will forever remain together which is what I think that they would prefer... in any situation. The Drug Scandal Suns were also voted in and deserve their place in the RoD too.

And the fans said 'no' to the induction of Vince Carter, Richard Dumas and Jerrod Mustaf so this is that last time you will see their names in one of these articles. I still kind of wish that Vince had made it in just for the lack of effort he seemed to give on the court during his none to brief time with the Suns AND the cheap shot he took at Devin Booker last season... but that's all water under the bridge now.

Today we have an entirely new batch of nominees and it's up to you to give each of them a thumbs up or thumbs down as to whether they are worthy of inclusion in the Phoenix Suns Ring of Dishonor.

Time to vote!

The 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar (aka “The 1969 Coin Flip”)

This was the coin used in the (in)famous coin flip that determined whether the Phoenix Suns or the Milwaukee Bucks would get the opportunity to take Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (then Lew Alcindor) with the #1 pick in the 1969 NBA Draft. We all know how that turned out.

Poll

Should the 1969 "coin flip" be inducted into the Phoenix Suns Ring of Dishonor?

This poll is closed

  • 54%
    Yes.
    (109 votes)
  • 45%
    No.
    (90 votes)
199 votes total Vote Now

Antonio McDyess

In 1997 he was traded to the Suns by the Denver Nuggets. After the 1997-98 season he became a free agent and re-signed with the Nuggets instead of the Suns. The word is that while he was still undecided and meeting with then Nuggets President & GM Dan Issel, Suns players Jason Kidd, Rex Chapman and George McCloud flew to Denver to try and convince McDyess to re-sign with the Suns. Issel heard that the Suns players were coming, told security to not let them into the building where he was meeting with McDyess and they did not get a chance to speak with him. Perhaps Dan Issel deserves a place in the RoD more than McDyess but that's up to you.

Poll

Should Antonio McDyess be inducted into the Phoenix Suns Ring of Dishonor?

This poll is closed

  • 24%
    Yes.
    (51 votes)
  • 75%
    No.
    (161 votes)
212 votes total Vote Now

Michael Beasley

The only good thing about the Beasley signing was that then GM Lance Blanks didn't offer him a huge contract. Being arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession was the final straw before he was shown the door. Thankfully his stretched salary payments are finally off the Suns' books.

Poll

Should Michael Beasley be inducted into the Phoenix Suns Ring of Dishonor?

This poll is closed

  • 38%
    Yes.
    (88 votes)
  • 61%
    No.
    (140 votes)
228 votes total Vote Now

Lakers Fans

Does this one really need any explanation? I think not.

Poll

Should "Lakers Fans" be inducted into the Phoenix Suns Ring of Dishonor?

This poll is closed

  • 69%
    Yes.
    (163 votes)
  • 30%
    No.
    (72 votes)
235 votes total Vote Now

Again feel free to voice your opinions on further nominations for the RoD but please remember the rules before making a nomination.

  1. A member of the Suns Ring of Dishonor doesn't necessarily have to be someone who has played or worked for the organization. It does, however, have to be someone or something which has tortured, haunted or just plain disrespected the franchise since 1968 and induce a cringe when a die-hard fan hears it mentioned.
  2. Nominees cannot currently be a part of the Suns organization in any capacity.

And as I said yesterday, every worthy nomination made in the comments section will eventually be included in the polls but not every one will always be included the following day and nominations that obviously don't belong will be disregarded.

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