Al Bianchi

About Al Bianchi

Al Bianchi is a former professional basketball player, coach, general manager, consultant and scout. He now resides full-time in Phoenix and does independent consulting and scouting for teams desirous of his experience in both the NBA and college basketball.


It’s that time of the year,folks.  The Suns are at it again with the worst record in the NBA including being blown out in many  of their games.  The Suns are now talking about drafting another 19 year old and being aggressive in the free agent market.  As a matter of fact, one scribe even […]

By |2018-04-09T21:26:17-07:00April 9th, 2018|NBA, NBA Draft 2018, Phoenix Suns|0 Comments


This All-Star Weekend, February 16-18, Representatives from both the NBA Players Association and the NBA Referees will meet to discuss officiating problems.

No one ask me but here’s what needs to happen before NBA Basketball continues to resemble “Roller Derby” and someone gets seriously hurt:

  1. Start enforcing Rule #10 where palming and running with the ball […]

Phoenix Suns In Today’s NBA Game

For me, today’s NBA game  is very hard to watch.  I do have some observations.  Shouldn’t the Suns’s agent Issiah Cannaan, three agent assignee, that knows how to play, is hungry and can shoot-get more minutes?  It makes me wonder, who makes that call?

Doesn’t it make sense  that Jared Dudley should be playing more  minutes […]

By |2018-01-24T21:31:52-07:00January 24th, 2018|NBA, NBA All Stars, Phoenix Suns|0 Comments

Tale Of Two Sports

Cardinal Coach Bruce Arians said this about safety Budda Baker: “Rookies around Thanksgiving and the middle or the first of November shouldn’t be Rookies anymore. ” In the NBA with a bunch of children playing with children, no one seems to be in a hurry.  The NBA talks about “the process”, while the NFL has […]

By |2017-11-17T21:47:56-07:00November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dangerous Territory

Earl Watson,coaching the Phoenix Suns that has won under twenty five games over the last two years and is light years away from making the playoffs, said this: “Devon Booker could be one of the greatest if not the greatest player ever to wear a Phoenix Suns uniform.”  That my friends is dangerous territory.  I […]

By |2017-10-04T21:46:53-07:00October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Del Mar Holiday

Well, I’m back.  Just spent time in Del Mar vising with children, grandchildren, and one great grandchild.  Of course, visited our money at the Del Mar Race track.  Everyone had a good time and the weather was great after the  AZ heat.  I’ll be back blogging for you but of course that has to come […]

By |2017-08-25T21:56:07-07:00August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments