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‘It is the neglect of repair that makes rebuilding necessary.’ The Phoenix Suns finished 25-57 last year. Marcin Gortat struggled as the face of the franchise and Phoenix fans were still mourning the departure of Steve Nash and Amar’e Stoudemire.  The Phoenix Suns are 38-28 right now, good for 3rd in the Pacific division and a game off the 8th seed in the incredibly tight...
Via In The Neutral Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Glen Davis crushes Suns fan with rear end (Video)

Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis fell on top of a Suns fan in the front row after a hustling attempt to save a loose ball during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's game in Phoenix.Davis is 6'9" and 289 pounds, so it's hard to stop that momentum once he gets going. The female fan braced herself for the inevitable and a took a hit as Davis crushed her with his rear end. ...
Via Holdout Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doh! LA Clipper Big Baby Glen Davis Destroyed a Lady & her Chair Last Night in Phoenix

6'9", 290-pound Big Baby Glen Davis did some damage last night to a front row sitting Phoenix Suns fan. [Bleacher Report]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe finds Alex Len with over-the-shoulder pass against Clippers

As the Phoenix Suns continue their playoff push in the Western Conference, Eric Bledsoe will be a huge reason if they get into the association’s second season. During the first quarter of yesterday’s Suns-Clippers game, Bledsoe drove into the lane and while being guarded by two Clippers threw a nice over-the-shoulder pass to teammate Alex Len: That was some fancy passing from...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Defensive slip-ups follow Suns' focus to a 'T'

PHOENIX -- A Suns team that starts well-regarded defenders Eric Bledsoe, P.J. Tucker and rim-protection apprentice Alex Len now checks in 20th among NBA teams for defensive efficiency. Phoenix is giving up 107.3 points per 100 possessions, which is higher than in three of the franchise's four full seasons under offensive mastermind Mike D'Antoni. With D'Antoni presiding over a team...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic To Give Every Team An Equal Opportunity In Free Agency

Goran Dragic said he will give every team in the NBA any equal opportunity when he becomes an unrestricted free agent in July. “Every team in the NBA is an option to me, because it is a privilege to play for any team in the NBA," Dragic said. "When the time comes I’m going to sit down with my family and my agent and try to make the best decision for myself.” Dragic said he...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden, Rockets threaten Suns' winning streak

The Phoenix Suns have been perfect halfway through the longest homestand in franchise history behind their typically potent offense.
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe finds rhythm, consistency in 2nd season with Suns

PHOENIX -- From a meticulously self-crafted "man of few words," anything within the neighborhood of declaration is welcome. "I'm going to go home," Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe announced Wednesday night, "and sleep like a baby . . . I'll tell you that much." This relative verbal salvo occurred shortly after a statement game during which he slapped 10 rebounds, six assists and three...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Small Suns play big enough to hold off Blazers

PHOENIX -- Our latest basketball lesson was presented by coach Terry Stotts. "Dribble penetration is probably the most difficult thing to guard in the NBA today," Stotts said, "and those three are very good at it and scoring in this league when you get to the paint, when you can get into transition ... those teams tend to score well and now they got three guys who are very good at...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Shut Down Any Archie Goodwin Suitors, Keep Him At Core Of Future

The Phoenix Suns have made clear to Archie Goodwin and the NBA that the franchise has the second-year guard as a cornerstone of its future, shutting down interested suitors, league sources told RealGM. Whenever contacted with interest from major- and minor- market teams, the Suns have shown no willingness to move Goodwin, promising that he’s a major part of their talent core. “Archie...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Dumas gets probation for thefts on military base

  Former Phoenix Suns forward Richard Dumas has been sentenced to three years of probation in a case stemming from thefts from a store on a military base. Dumas was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Sam Myers of Maricopa County Superior Court under a plea agreement with prosecutors. The 45-year-old Dumas pleaded guilty Dec. 11 to two felony counts of theft stemming from offenses on two...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Phoenix Suns player gets 3 years of probation for theft

PHOENIX (AP) Former Phoenix Suns forward Richard Dumas has been sentenced to three years of probation in a case stemming from thefts from a store on a military base. Dumas was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Sam Myers of Maricopa County Superior Court under a plea agreement with prosecutors. The 45-year-old Dumas pleaded guilty Dec. 11 to two felony counts of theft stemming from offenses...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miles Plumlee is on the trade block

Miles Plumlee was having a good year with the Phoenix Suns until they became a landing spot for Brandan Wright and now the Suns are actively shopping Plumlee to teams around the league. Plumlee has seen a dramatic drop off in minutes per game — 23.5 in November compared to 13.5 this month — because of the Wright acquisition and because Alex Len has finally started showing he...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lottery Team Profile: Phoenix Suns

One of last season’s Unsung Heroes, Markieff Morris is helping take the Suns to another level. (Jennifer Stewart/USATSI) Last year, the Phoenix Suns were a team many predicted would tank the season away in hopes of earning a high draft pick in 2014. Instead, the team greatly exceeded expectations under first-year head coach Jeff Hornacek, finishing with a 48-34 record and ninth...
Via The Lottery Mafia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Suns 110, Timberwolves 99

The Wolves came out and played a sound offensive game Friday at Talking Stick Resort Arena. They kept it close through part of the second half. Heck, they even got back on defense for a change, limiting the Suns to just eight fast-break points. But like so many games this season, anything Minnesota (6-32) did right was overshadowed by the final result. In front of 17,441 fans, the...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandan Wright sticks to the pick-and-roll with Suns

PHOENIX -- Brandan Wright made an NBA career by accepting who he is. This isn't about Wright dealing with an existential crisis as a basketball player. It's about him succeeding with a basic economics lesson. Wright, acquired by the Suns this week in a trade from Boston, made himself into a commodity by focusing on what he does best. Screen, roll, maybe dunk. Sometimes use a short...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph returns to C’s in Austin Rivers deal

Phoenix's Shavlik Randolph has been traded to Boston, with Reggie Bullock to Phoenix, Austin Rivers to Clippers, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 15, 2015 Shavlik Randolph played 16 games in green during the 2012-13 season. But there’s a strong chance he’s gone faster than you can shout “Nate Robinson.” One question… where’s our...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris Feeling It Against Cleveland, Recording Career High 35 Points (Video)

Markieff Morris, Phoenix Suns Markieff Morris spoils LeBron James high powered return, leading the way for the Phoenix Suns with a career-high 35 points and seven rebounds. Morris feeling it Tuesday night, scoring 15-of-21 from the floor in 38 minutes of action. As of late the Suns have protected home, winning eight games at the US Airlines Arena for a 11-15 record. Morris headed...
Via Basketball Bicker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns shop selling four-fingered Gerald Green hand

The Phoenix Suns will begin on Tuesday to sell a foam hand in tribute of backup swingman Gerald Green. But it’s why the foam hand is so  fitting for Green is what makes it such an interesting piece of memorabilia merchandise. Green was involved in a freak accident when he was in sixth grade that...Read More The post Suns team shop selling four-fingered foam hand in honor of Gerald...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green gets commemorative foam hand

There are always teams that give out foam hands either with the “three hand” or the simple high five. Well, the Phoenix Suns took it to the next level. Not many people know, but forward Gerald Green only has four and a half fingers on his right hand. They made an incredibly foam hand that emulated that: Always fun when a crazy idea you threw out in a meeting becomes reality...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Honor Gerald Green’s Missing Finger With One-Of-A-Kind Foam Hand

In case you didn’t know, Phoenix Suns small forward Gerald Green is missing part of his right ring finger. It was amputated in the sixth grade after a dunking — on a living room basketball hoop — accident went awry (no, I didn’t make that up to see if you were paying attention). Even by Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics finalizing trade of Brandan Wright to Suns

This embed is invalid   " /> Brandan Wright’s tenure in Boston was a brief one, to say the least. The Celtics are finalizing a trade that would send the 6-foot-10 power forward to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a protected first-round pick, league sources told Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday. The pick, which the Suns originally acquired from...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Starting the New Year off Right

The Phoenix Suns are so far undefeated in the year of 2015. They have notched wins against the 76ers, Raptors, Bucks, and Timberwolves, while scoring 110+ in all but one of those games. Although the Suns haven’t played strong teams so far (only the Raptors being more than one game over .500) they are about to hit a tough stretch of games against the Spurs and Grizzles on the road...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris explodes on Jeff Hornacek (Video)

Marcus Morris exploded on head coach Jeff Hornacek after receiving a technical foul during the third quarter of Wednesday’s Suns-Timberwolves game. Hornacek appeared to talk to Morris during a team huddle following a Minnesota timeout. It seemed as if Hornacek was upset with Morris for the technical, and Morris went off on his coach to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: The Month of December

Now that December is over it is a good time to look back and evaluate how well the Suns ended the calender year. The Suns played in 16 games for the month and finished with a record of 8-8 while averaging 108.8 PPG, shooting 47% from the field, and 39% from three point range. The Suns had both a six game winning streak as well as a 6 game losing streak. They had gut wrenching losses...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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