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Thomas, Dragic lead Suns over Hornets, 111-106

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Reserve Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points, Goran Dragic had 20 and the Phoenix Suns snapped a six-game losing streak with a 111-106 victory over the struggling Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Thomas was 7 of 13 from the field and had two key free throws in the final minute as Phoenix erased an early 17-point deficit. Dragic, who missed the last two games...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Good and Bad of Phoenix Suns Isaiah Thomas

Back in July the Phoenix Suns agreed to a sign and trade deal with the Sacramento Kings for Isaiah Thomas, in exchange the Kings received a $7 million trade exception and the draft rights to Alex Oriakhi. Oriakhi currently plays in Lithuania while Thomas is averaging nearly 15 PPG and almost 4 APG and is a contender for sixth man of the year. No one is doubting that Isaiah Thomas...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas: Agent Firing Unrelated To Suns' Future

Isaiah Thomas recently fired agent Andy Miller and said the move was unrelated to his future with the Phoenix Suns, despite dot-connectors and his recent comments to CBS Sports that the situation "was not what I expected." Miller negotiated Thomas' four-year, $27 million contract with Phoenix in July. "It's unrelated to the Suns," Thomas said of firing his agent. "I lost trust in...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks and Suns discussing blockbuster trade featuring Amar’e Stoudemire and either Bledsoe or Dragic

Could Amar’e Stoudemire be on his way back to Phoenix? It’s no secret around the NBA that Phoenix is in need of front court help. The Suns have a plethora of point guards on their roster and a lot of money tied up with three players that are essentially the same player. And as Howard Beck has reported, the Suns could be potential sellers as the trade deadline approaches because...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns' point guards struggling to deliver quality looks

PHOENIX -- The key component in any  interpretation of the Suns and their sputtering offense is perspective. As witnessed by Coach Jeff Hornacek, his team has an abundance of dribble-penetration types who usually rocket toward the hoop with a less-than-altruistic purpose. On more than one occasion, Hornacek has said that too infrequently, the primary focus of his ballhandlers is...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

'Bad things' lead to Suns sixth straight loss

PHOENIX -- The best way to prevent a 25-foot, turnaround, buzzer-beating, clank-bank-spin-and-in shot delivered by some guy named Khris Middleton was for the Suns' Marcus Morris not to execute a timely switch on the inbound pass and offer a vigorous challenge. "They cut me off, I tried to spin around and get a good look at the rim, and I did and it was lucky it just went off the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns players wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns took the court for pregame warmups Monday night wearing T-shirts bearing the protest slogan ''I Can't Breathe.'' The Suns wore the shirts before their game against the Milwaukee Bucks. They were following players, including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, who have recently worn similar shirts in a show of support for the family of Eric Garner, who died...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jabari Parker Injures Knee Against Phoenix Suns

Jabari Parker injured his knee against the Phoenix Suns. Here's video of the play in which he collided with PJ Tucker.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: The Rebounding Problem

The Phoenix Suns were in the playoff hunt all year last season and after securing Eric Bledsoe to a long term contract and adding Isaiah Thomas while only losing Channing Frye to free agency many thought that the Suns would be back better and a powerful force in the Western conference. We are now 23 games into the season with the Suns only at .500 and barely...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons outpace Suns, 105-103

PHOENIX -- Andre Drummond sank a free throw with 2.5 seconds left, part of his 23 points, to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Phoenix Suns 105-103 win Friday night. The Suns turned the ball over of their last possession of the game to help Detroit seal the win. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hit a fadeaway 23-foot 3-pointer with 1:13 to play to break a 97-97 tie, and the Pistons were...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Suns Richard Dumas Pleads Guilty To Burglary

Former Phoenix Sun forward Richard Dumas who was part of the Suns NBA Finals team in 1993 pleaded guilty to burglary charges in Maricopa county Thursday morning. The Suns waived Dumas after missing a drug test in 1995 and 1998 he was arrested on cocaine charges. You hate to see Ex NBA players go down the wrong road, which in Dumas case he has been traveling a tough road. Richard...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas ready to return, provide spark for Suns' offense

PHOENIX -- As an unofficial provider of electricity for the Suns, Isaiah Thomas understands his job description. "I'm an energy guy," said Thomas, whose bum ankle has rallied enough for him to fully participate in Thursday's practice. "If I don't have energy, I'm not that good of a basketball player." While he understands the role, he doesn't always love it. But hired to supply Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Suns player pleads guilty to two counts of theft

PHOENIX -- Former Phoenix Suns forward Richard Dumas has pleaded guilty to two counts of theft after being accused of stealing merchandise from an exchange store. Maricopa County prosecutors say 45-year-old Dumas entered his plea Thursday. He's scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 20. Authorities say Dumas stole about $800 worth of merchandise from the Luke Air Force Base's exchange store...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The L.A. Clippers and Phoenix Suns Played the Game of the Year Last Night

Where to start? This one had it all. The Los Angeles Clippers’ breathless 121-120 overtime victory over the Phoenix Suns was the most fun game...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. After a difficult three-game trip against some of the top teams in the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns' schedule is easing up as they return home. That might not sound quite right against Miami, but it certainly fits given the Heat's recent form as they prepare for Tuesday night's visit to Phoenix. The Suns (12-10) won...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Unveil New Arena Name, And Boy Is It Awful

The Phoenix Suns have played in their current arena since 1992, back when it was named America West Arena and Charles Barkley was its highest profile resident. In 2006, it switched to US Airways Center, and has been that way ever since. With the upcoming US Air-American Airlines merger, the company decided not to re-up Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green Slams Home Self Alley-Oop Off Backboard In Traffic (Video)

Gerald Green found himself in a tricky situation Sunday night, so he did what he does best: He found a way to make the most of his athleticism. The Phoenix Suns swingman is one of the NBA’s best dunkers, and he added to his highlight reel against the Orlando Magic with some quick thinking. Green’s penetration looked to be stopped at the elbow where he was forced to pick up his...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green throws alley-oop to himself off backboard for huge slam (Video)

Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green made a statement by throwing an alley-oop off the backboard to himself and finishing with a monster slam dunk during the second quarter of Sunday night's game against Orlando.The play woke up the crowd and brought the Suns bench to their feet.Green scored 11 points off the bench, but the Suns lost to the Magic 93-90.Video via NBA. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gerald Green alley-oops himself off backboard

Gerald Green has done it again. During the second quarter of the Phoenix Suns game against the Orlando Magic, Green picked up his dribble around the elbow area and had no where to go. This led to Green stepping through his defender, throwing himself a pass off the backboard and then finishing the play with a thunderous two-hand dunk. WATCH: The post Gerald Green ally-oops...
Via Pass The Pill
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green tosses alley-oop off backboard, slams it home himself (VIDEO)

Phoenix Suns guard-forward Gerald Green didn’t even need his teammates on one particular play in Sunday night’s Magic-Suns game. Green went to work on Victor Oladipo near the top of the key. He then drove right but picked up his dribble near the free throw line. It wasn’t an issue, though. Green ducked under Oladipo and tossed the ball high off the backboard. He then flew...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Fouls Eric Bledsoe Hard After Bledsoe’s Kentucky Comments (Video)

Eric Bledsoe’s comments appear to have made their way into the Philadelphia 76ers locker room. Bledsoe said earlier in the week he thought the University of Kentucky could beat the hapless Sixers in a seven-game series. That apparently didn’t sit very well with the Sixers, and Philly big man Nerlens Noel made that pretty clear just 30 seconds into Friday night’s game against...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe Predicts Kentucky Could Beat 76ers In Seven-Game Series

Eric Bledsoe likes his alma mater’s chances against the winless Philadelphia 76ers. The Phoenix Suns guard and former Kentucky Wildcat is staying true to his roots, saying Wednesday that he would pick No. 1 Kentucky to win handily over the 76ers — not once, not twice, but in a seven-game series. “I’m definitely taking Kentucky,” Bledsoe told...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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