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Suns' Dragic wins NBA's Most Improved Award

PHOENIX -- Suns guard Goran Dragic, who helped lead the team to a 23-win improvement while establishing career highs in scoring and field goal percentage, was named the 2013-14 NBA Most Improved Player, the NBA announced today. Dragic received 65 of 126 first-place votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters for a total of 408 points. Indiana's Lance Stephenson (13 first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Suns’ Goran Dragic wins NBA’s Most Improved Player award

Leading the Suns to one of the most surprising rises in the league this season, Phoenix guard Goran Dragic has been voted the NBA’s 2013-14 Most Improved Player. Dragic powered the Suns to a 23-win improvement (48-34) from the year before, averaging a career-best 20.3 points to go along with 5.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds. Known for his fearlessness when driving to the rim and his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Season Review: Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns had one of the most surprising seasons in the NBA this past season, and the main reason was point guard Goran Dragic’s improved play. Many expected Dragic to put together a good season, but no one saw what Dragic actually did coming. He was able to take his game from good to great, and improved in every single aspect of his game. Dragic has always been a good point...
Via Sports-Glory
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Jeff Hornacek finishes 2nd in voting for Coach of the Year Award

Phoenix Suns Head Coach Jeff Hornacek finished 2nd in voting for the 2013-2014 NBA Coach of the Year. Similar to how the Suns season ended, Hornacek finished just short of the coveted award. He tallied 37 first place votes, 44 second place votes and 22 third place votes respectively for a total of 339 points. Falling just shy by only 41 points to Coach of the Year Winner Gregg...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Phoenix Suns legend Dan Majerle would love to see Kevin Love in a Suns uniform

Imagine Kevin Love in Suns orange (photo by bleacherreport.com)   Former Suns player/assistant coach Dan Majerle was a guest on Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Monday; Where he would reminisce about his days as a player, and how he felt that they were just one piece short of being great, until the trade for Charles Barkley. “Like when we traded for Charles (Barkley)...
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Suns Read Preseason Predictions

(Photo via NBA.com) “And the improvable dream season, contuines here in Phoenix” said Suns broadcaster Steve Albert, after a Suns win during the 2013-2014 NBA Season. Oh wait, there’s more. “The Phoenix Suns are a lottery limbo, how low can they go”. Quoted one NBA preseason predictor, they even went on to say the Jeff Hornaeck would not win much as his first season as...
Via Pass The Pill
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WATCH: Phoenix Suns react to preseason predictions

The Phoenix Suns were predicted to win 16 games this year, and be in lottery limbo at this time of year. Instead, they won 48 and have championship aspirations next season. The Suns players recently decided to read and respond to the many people that predicted Phoenix to be a bottom-feeder in the 2013-2014 season. They had a good time laughing at statements like “Jeff Hornacek...
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Phoenix Suns: Season Grade and Review

Phoenix Suns: Season Grade and Review By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 48-34 9th in the West Analysis: No one told the Suns they were supposed to tank this season in order to get one of the prized rookies next season. They started off very well and appeared to be on their way to the playoffs but were derailed thanks to an injury to new star and franchise cornerstone...
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5’10″ Sir Isaac Jumps Over Phoenix Suns’ Mascot For One Unbelievable Between-The-Legs Dunk

While only standing in at 5’10″ tall, you wouldn’t think as “Sir Isaac” White as a prolific dunker. Well you couldn’t be more wrong. The exciting street baller boasts an unfathomable 55-inch vertical that allows him to soar. Sir Issac wowed the crowd with this insane dunk over the Phoenix Suns gorilla mascot. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Does Eric Bledsoe want to stay with Phoenix Suns?

Although they missed the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns turned things around this year, finishing with a record of 48-34. Despite playing in just 43 games of a meniscus injury, the acquisition of Eric Bledsoe was a huge reason for that turnaround. Most expect Bledsoe to re-sign with the Suns when he becomes a restricted free agent in the offseason, but according to Paul Coro of AZCentral...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' future strategy suggests no early exits

PHOENIX -- The Suns players that unwittingly invited staggeringly low expectations about seven months ago spent part of their Thursday meeting with coaches and collecting personal effects. They also invested a few moments fielding inquiries from a large gathering of local reporters. This volume of interest in how the participants perceived this galvanizing -- but ultimately disappointing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Phoenix Suns: A season to remember

It has been a couple days since the Phoenix Suns were eliminated from playoff contention. While most Suns fans still have a bitter taste in their mouths from those tough losses to close out the year, there’s a lot to be proud of. One thing I have to say is this team was fun to watch. Maybe one of the most entertaining teams all-time in the franchise’s history and that’s saying...
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Goodwin, Suns finish on high note

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams. The Suns outscored the Kings 33-25 in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak. Goodwin, a rookie guard with little playing time this season, made a jumper to put...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Channing Frye wants to discuss extension with Suns

The Phoenix Suns surprised the NBA world with a very good regular season, but came up just short of making the playoffs. One of the main reasons why was the resurgence of stretch power forward Channing Frye, who missed all of last season due to a heart problem. According to reports coming out of Phoenix, Frye would like to sit down and discuss a contract extension with the Suns this...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' doomed by inexperience down the stretch

PHOENIX -- For most of the season, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek emphasized a three-games-at-a-time approach. In the end, it was a three-game stretch that buried the Suns. Monday's 97-91 loss to the Grizzlies provided the disappointing punctuation to a surprise season and capped a revealing three-game losing streak that eliminated the Suns from playoff contention. "These last...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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