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Suns bring 'Madhouse' back to life for a night

During one second-quarter stretch of Saturday's intra-squad scrimmage at Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Devin Booker made six quick points on a 3-pointer, a driving layup and a free throw. The spurt galvanized an already engaged crowd of 8,000 mostly clad in purple and orange for the team's fan fest. Just down the hall from the refurbished court, Walter Davis -- 42 years Booker's senior...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dunc'd On Pod: Phoenix Suns Preview With Paul Coro

Suns beat writer Paul Coro joins Nate Duncan to discuss the drama in Phoenix with Markieff Morris' trade request and Jeff Hornacek in the last year of his contract. Other topics: TJ Warren taking the next step; whether the team has enough shooting; why this could be an underrated defensive squad; and season predictions. Check Out Basketball Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Nate...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three questions the Suns face into training camp

With training camp about to tip off, here’s what to watch for as your favorite team prepares for the 2015-16 season. Some of these questions will be answered quickly; others could linger into the regular season. Either way, here are three things that will define the first month of this new season: Does Markieff Morris really want to be here? The Phoenix Suns were prepared for the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike D'Antoni attends first day of Pelicans' practice

Mike D'Antoni was the architect of the famous "seven seconds or less" Phoenix Suns offense, and new Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry was on his staff as an assistant during that time.Gentry is a firm believer in playing at a faster pace, and he's expected to immediately make that a priority in New Orleans. And there's perhaps no better way to do that than to have his mentor in attendance...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Won Media Day

NBA Media Day is a highlight of the basketball calendar for many reasons. Beyond marking the return of basketball to our lives, the event is usually the first chance for fans to see free agent signings or trade acquisitions in their new uniforms. There’s a buzz of optimism in the air that can even make Sacramento Kings fans excited about their team’s prospects. While there...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris believes he should’ve started over P.J. Tucker last season

The saga between the Phoenix Suns and the Morris brothers is still going strong as teams are getting ready for the NBA season. Marcus Morris has been pretty quiet since he was traded to the Detroit Pistons in the off-season. While Marcus didn’t agree with the move, we all thought that he had moved on. But some comments he made a few days ago about a former teammate has him in the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Len excited to learn from Tyson Chandler

PHOENIX -- The Suns' off-season addition of center Tyson Chandler was met with praise -- for what he brings on and off the court -- by nearly everyone in Phoenix and numerous others around the NBA. That includes the guy whom Chandler will jettison from the starting lineup. Alex Len, who started 44 of the 69 games he played a year ago, projects to gain the most personally from the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris at Suns Media Day: 'I want to be here'

PHOENIX -- Markieff Morris is still with the Phoenix Suns and said all the right things at the team's media day. Morris, upset that the Suns had traded twin brother Marcus to Detroit, had previously proclaimed in a series of tweets that he, too, would not be in Phoenix this coming season. But Morris was there on Monday, proclaiming "I want to be here." He declined to speak about...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Media Day Reminder That NBA Schedule Close To Starting

Around the National Basketball Association, teams are beginning to have their opening media days for the 2015-16 season. One such team, of course, is the Western Conference’s Phoenix Suns, who will be one of the clubs to hold their first three-hour media session in the very beginning of the week. The event is set to feature head coach Jeff Hornacek, general manager Ryan McDonough...
Via A Dry Heat
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker ‘Rising Sun’ Portrait

Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker was selected with the 13th overall pick to lead the next generation of great guards in the desert. Only one year removed from playing high school basketball in Mississippi. Booker has shown enough glimpses of his sharp shooting and athleticism in Summer League to get the Suns front office and fans excited. Illustrated by Dustin Watson. The post Devin...
Via Hooped Up
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns unveil 'civic pride' uniforms, redesigned court

The Suns unveiled a new court design, new alternate uniforms and their new "We Are PHX" marketing campaign on Tuesday night at a Phoenix-area resort. The new uniforms are being called "Civic Pride" alternates and feature black jerseys and shorts, with purple and orange piping along the neckline. The color scheme is a reflection of the black alternates that debuted in 1994-95, during...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris fined $10K for public trade demand

    Suns forward Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix, and the childish way that he has carried himself throughout the entire affair has cost him fans, reputation, and now a solid chunk of cash. Morris was handed a $10,000 fine by the National Basketball Association on Tuesday for publicly demanding a trade, according to ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein. The 26-year-old has made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Most Expensive Games For 2015-16 Season Against NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

The Phoenix Suns took a step back last season, going from 48 wins in 2013-14 under first-year coach Jeff Hornacek to four games under .500 last season, extending the franchise’s playoff drought to five years. But the Suns were beneficiaries of the DeAndre Jordan and Dallas Mavericks saga, as Phoenix was able to sign Tyson Chandler during free agency as everyone involved in the...
Via A Dry Heat
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan accuses Suns ticket rep of hitting on wife, gets free tickets

The Phoenix Suns have some very interesting ways of trying to sell tickets. In a recent email to a female fan, a Suns sales coordinator came off like he was trying to set up a date. At least, that’s how the fan’s husband felt about it. TMZ has a copy of the email, which reads...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans coach wants Anthony Davis to shoot more threes

Superstar power forward Anthony Davis made a single three-pointer during the 2014-15 season, but it effectively sent the New Orleans Pelicans into the playoffs. However, Alvin Gentry—the franchise’s new head coach—wants to see “The Brow” hoist more triples next year. According to John Reid of, Gentry said: “That’s got to become a consistent shot for...
Via Sportsnaut
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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