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...
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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...
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 […]
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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.
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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...
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...
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...
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’...
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.
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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...
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...
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
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...
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 […]
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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