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The Phoenix Suns had difficulty adjusting after trading away two of their top scorers, but they appear to be back on track thanks in large part to Eric Bledsoe. The San Antonio Spurs are also hoping to have put their recent woes behind them. Phoenix goes for a third consecutive victory Saturday night against the Spurs, who try to make it two in a row as they close their annual rodeo...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ever-confident Markieff Morris gets best of Serge Ibaka

PHOENIX -- When the Phoenix Suns trade deadline drew one question about why the team would upset and then trade Goran Dragic, referred to in a press conference as the team's best player, general manager Ryan McDonough met it with this thought: "Eric Bledsoe and Markieff Morris are still in Phoenix Suns uniforms." Save the argue about whether that is true or it was a pointed statement...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe powers Suns to OT win, despite Russell Westbrook’s amazing game (video)

Thursday night saw a duel between some of the NBA’s best young guards, and it was Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns who came out on top.  Bledsoe just missed a triple-double with 28 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists. He took 22 fewer shots than Russell Westbrook, who scored 39 points in his 12th career […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe Runs Wild On OKC

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe came prepared to fight fire with fire aka Russell Westbrook. Posting a crazy stat line of 28 points, 11 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 blocks to edge his team past the visiting OKC Thunder in overtime 113-117. “I want to win and win as a team. It’s not about one person. At the end of the day, I do feel like I’ve got a bigger load to handle now. I...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe, Suns rise up for OT win

PHOENIX -- While the debate regarding what the heck a point guard is and isn't -- or even if those players still should be defined as point guards -- continues to gather momentum, two of its categorically-confounding practitioners slugged it out on Thursday night. "It was an epic battle," Suns forward P.J. Tucker said after watching teammate Eric Bledsoe's showdown with Russell Westbrook...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Unveil New Grey Jerseys Tonight

Tonight when the Phoenix Suns take on the OKC Thunder, they will be sporting were new grey “PHX Rising” uniform which honors the team’s storied past and bright future. “One of the things we were trying to do is make sure all the uniforms we’re building have some sort of legacy to the history of the Phoenix Suns,” said Greg Fisher, the creative mind behind the uniform...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jusuf Nurkic earns technical foul for taunting Markieff Morris (Video)

Denver Nuggets rookie center Jusuf Nurkic earned a technical foul for taunting Suns forward Markieff Morris during the third quarter of Wednesday night's game against Phoenix.After knocking Morris to the floor on the post-up move, Nurkic slammed it down, caught the ball and handed it to Morris while he was still on the ground. The official called the technical immediately.This may...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets fall to Suns, take 8th straight home loss as injuries pile up

  Brandon Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix Suns snap a five-game losing streak with a 110-96 victory over the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe added 18 points for the Suns, who had six players score in double figures as they ended a seven-game road skid. The Suns grabbed 65 rebounds, most in the NBA this season...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris drains half-court buzzer beater against Nuggets

The Phoenix Suns may have been in a dealing mood ahead of the Trade Deadline, but Marcus Morris showed why he’s still in purple and orange from way downtown. Here is Marcus Morris swishing a half-court shot to end a high-scoring first quarter against the Denver Nuggets: That helped give the Suns the lead before halftime. *** Marcus Morris Pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine from CBS Sports.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green and His 1967 Chevy Chevelle

Phoenix Suns swingman Gerald Green got himself a 1967 Chevy Chevelle, then he dropped $26K tricking it out. “We spoke to Ash from 713 Motoring in Houston and he tells us they pulled a Michael Jackson on Green’s whip — that is, making it totally unrecognizable from the original product. We’re told the Suns swingman spared no expense on the ride — with a new sound system...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Were Planning On Pursuing Brandon Knight In Free Agency

The Phoenix Suns were prepared to "go after (Brandon Knight) hard" in the offseason before trading for him at the deadline. Knight will be a restricted free agent and their chances of re-signing him are significantly higher than if they were to pursue him in the open market. The Suns traded the Los Angeles Lakers' future first round pick to acquire Knight. The Suns believe Knight...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns to wear 'PHXRising' alternate uniforms against Thunder

PHOENIX -- The Suns will honor the past and the city of Phoenix on when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night by unveiling a new alternate uniform. They'll be suiting up in the PHXRising alternate combo, which hearkens back to the team's early years. The sleeved, gray-based jerseys and shorts will be adorned with orange and black, symbolizing the "ash, smoke and embers...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Seem To Think The Lakers Will Do Well In Free Agency This Summer

On Thursday, the Phoenix Suns traded the Lakers’ 2015 first-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-way trade involving Brandon Knight and Michael Carter-Williams. The pick, which the Suns acquired in the Steve Nash sign-and-trade back in 2012, is top-five protected this year and top-three protected in 2016. Some were surprised that the Suns gave up the Lakers’...
Via Lakerholicz.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns call Knight 'best player' in trades, take shot at Dragic

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns' top front office people reacted with indignation to Goran Dragic's parting shot at them and elation at their ability to replace him with Brandon Knight in the team's trading deadline frenzy. The Suns pulled off three trades, sending five players away in what was characterized as a move to reduce selfishness and improve the team's lagging chemistry. '...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge on Isaiah Thomas: 'Always wanted' him on Celtics

  Danny Ainge’s first call of the transaction window for the 2014-15 NBA season involved Isaiah Thomas. So did one of his last.   Shortly before Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET trade deadline, Ainge was able to swing a deal to bring Thomas to the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns. In doing so, the Celtics’ president of basketball operations was able to acquire a player...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Trade Point Guard Goran Dragic To Miami

Goran Dragic is the new Miami Heat starting point guard. The Phoenix Suns traded point guard Goran Dragic to Miami in exchange for the Heat sending Danny Granger and draft picks to the Suns. Zoran Dragic, Goran’s brother, was also moved from Phoenix to Miami in the trade after Goran requested to be traded before the deadline. ESPN reports Heat president Pat Riley commented...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas traded to Celtics for Marcus Thornton and draft pick

Isaiah Thomas’ run in Phoenix will be a short one. Thomas, who was signed to a four-year, $28 million contract over the offseason, has been traded by the Suns to the Boston Celtics, according to reports. The Suns will get Marcus Thornton and a 2016 first-round pick from Boston in return. The 2016 pick is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Goran Dragic Lays into the Suns Front Office

Looking to be dealt before the trade deadline on Thursday, Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic absolutely laid into the team’s front office in a Q&A with reporters on Wednesday. Seemingly upset about the team’s unwillingness to engage in serious long-term extension negotiations, Dragic had this to say. I don’t trust them anymore. It happens too many times. Two or three times...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

One Step Closer to the Ennis Era in Phoenix

Throughout the 2014-2015 NBA season, former Syracuse University point guard and Phoenix Suns draft pick Tyler Ennis has been shuffling back and forth between Phoenix and the D-League. In fact, he’s only played in eight games for the Suns, while spending the rest of his time with the Bakersfield Jam. Well, it might finally be […]
Via Otto's Grove
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic will not re-sign with Suns, wants trade

Goran Dragic’s representatives met with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday to inform the team that the point guard will not re-sign with them after the season. Dragic is also hoping the team will trade him prior to the deadline on Thursday. USA Today’s Sam Amick reported news of the meeting Tuesday and says Dragic’s desire...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks and Lakers Have Interest In Miles Plumlee

The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers are showing interest in Miles Plumlee. The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers both reportedly have interest in Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee.NBC Sports reports that the Suns are looking to deal Plumlee due to the success of Alex Len and the acquisition of Brandan Wright. It’s not expected to see a deal take place before the...
Via Basketball Bicker
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Deadline Watch: Jazz want 1st rounder, young player for Kanter; Suns more likely to deal Thomas

  Executives say Utah has significant threshold for Enes Kanter deal – including young player, 1st rounder, etc – but several teams pursuing. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 17, 2015   If the Suns make a move before deadline, it is far more likely to include Isaiah Thomas and/or Gerald Green, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via The Lottery Mafia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns trade rumors: Goran Dragic edition

The Western Conference’s 8th seeded Phoenix Suns are in a drought right now having lost five of their last six games, and are now only a half game up on the surging Oklahoma City Thunder, who are finally getting into their groove with Durant back from his foot injury. With the gap closing fast, trade rumors are surfacing regarding Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, and this puts the Suns...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker, Eric Bledsoe botch Suns inbounds pass (Video)

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker and point guard Eric Bledsoe committed a silly first quarter turnover with a botched inbounds pass during Tuesday night's game against Houston.After a Rockets basket that gave Houston a 17-8 lead, Tucker took the ball and was about to make the inbounds pass when Bledsoe called for it. Tucker already had his foot out of bounds when he tossed it to...
Via Holdout Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Morris twins investigated for possible assault

The Morris twins are being investigated as potential suspects in an alleged assault that took place Saturday, CBS 5 in Phoenix reports. According to CBS 5, Phoenix police are investigating an alleged assault that took place outside a gym on Saturday night around 7:30 p.m. The report says Marcus and twin brother Markieff, who both...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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