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Locked On Suns Tuesday: Chriss’ ceiling, possibility of shutting down Booker

Man. It’s going to be a long couple of weeks. Topics: The loss to the Miami Heat Marquese Chriss and his ceiling The possibility of shutting down Devin Booker Derrick Jones Jr. is still struggling
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
19 hours ago

Suns earn hard fought loss against Heat, 112-97

The Suns second stop on a six game road trip ended in the expected fashion. Too many turnovers and not enough warm bodies doomed the Suns in South Beach as the team continues to show they are very adept at losing on purpose. Devin Booker was back in the starting lineup for the Suns, but with Alan Williams becoming the next man up to miss time under mysterious circumstances (this...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
20 hours ago

Curry brothers get special ‘Family Business’ shoes for head-to-head match-up

Under Armour came out with some cool special edition shoes for the Curry brothers to wear in their game against each other on Tuesday night.Steph and Seth Curry are playing against each other in an NBA game for the sixth time, and they will be doing so in the “Family Business” Under Armour Curry 3.Here’s a look at the shoe: The Vertical’s Nick DePaula shares a few cool details...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NEW! By the fans, for the fans podcast: on Bledsoe, Knight and the Suns 2020 timeline

Justin and Paul talk about the Suns open plan of a 2020 timeline to contention In with this week's episode of the For the Fans, by the Fans Podcast, Paul and Justin address all of the recent off-court developments with the Phoenix Suns, including: - Eric Bledsoe being shut down for the season and whether it is any indication of the team's long-term plans for him. - Brandon Knight...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

Lights!Camera!Sports! Podcast with Jared Dudley

Mike Gualtieri caught up with the former BC Basketball Star! Learn about Jared growing up in San Diego and being recruited by BC (5:05 MIN). Also his thoughts on Al Skinner (15:30MIN) and would he consider coaching at BC?(19MIN) Plus, learn about his NBA life with the Phoenix Suns and much more! Check it out! `
Via BC Interruption
2 days ago

Suns Rest Booker, Get Blown Out by Pistons (Reverse Win)

“I am too young to be shut down,” said Devin Booker prior to this afternoon’s matinee matchup in the Suns’ last ever appearance at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn, Michigan.   Already short-handed, Devin Booker had been suffering from some ankle issues, a topic that was mentioned following the Suns’ loss to the […] Suns Rest Booker, Get Blown Out by Pistons (Reverse...
Via Valley of the Suns
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Valley of the Suns Mock Draft 1.0

The 2017 NBA Draft will be one of the deepest drafts of the decade. The lottery always bounces in strange ways.  As a result, we will assume conspiracy and drama is afoot in our highly unscientific draft order. With that, we present you with our Mock Draft 1.0: Valley of the Suns Mock Draft 1.0 - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via Valley of the Suns
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight’s Career in Phoenix is Dwindling

After the most disappointing season of Brandon Knight’s career, Earl Watson has officially announced Knight will be shut down for the remaining 13 games. Suns coach Earl Watson says guard Brandon Knight will not play the rest of the season. — Doug Haller (@DougHaller) March 18, 2017 Knight has been sidelined since the All-Star break […] Brandon Knight’s Career in Phoenix...
Via Valley of the Suns
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren, Ulis provide Suns punch, but not enough to top Rangers

PHOENIX -- In a season that hasn't gone well, the Orlando Magic entered Friday night with only three wins in the second of back-to-back games this season. Make it four. Evan Fournier scored 11 of his 25 points in the first quarter, and the Magic ended a four-game losing streak with a 109-103 win over the Suns. The key was a good start and good finish a night after a 30-point loss...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns bench healthy Bledsoe for remainder of the season

PHOENIX  -- The Phoenix Suns are benching Eric Bledsoe, arguably their best player, for the final 15 games of the season. General manager Ryan McDonough said the decision was made to give the 27-year-old point guard some rest and further expand playing time for the team's younger players, particularly rookie point guard Tyler Ulis. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns bench healthy Eric Bledsoe for remainder of season

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns are benching Eric Bledsoe, arguably their best player, for the final 15 games of the season. General manager Ryan McDonough said the decision was made to give the 27-year-old point guard some rest and further expand playing time for the team's younger players, particularly rookie point guard Tyler Ulis. McDonough said Bledsoe is healthy and the decision...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Ulis, buzzer dramatics accelerating the rebuilding process

Before the Phoenix Suns took on the Boston Celtics last week, I wrote about how Alan Williams was leading the charge on a revamped bench, which also included rookie point guard Tyler Ulis. It did not take long after that article was published for Ulis to break into the national press in a big way. He did it by taking the ball away after Marquese Chriss, another impressive rookie...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: Dirk hit 30,000 points and the Phoenix Suns’ gorilla loses his mind

There were only three NBA games Tuesday night, but all three provided us something to celebrate. Dirk Nowitzki scored his 30,000 career points, reminding us just how incredible his career has been. The Phoenix Suns’ gorilla seemed to momentarily forget where he was. Oh and Russell Westbrook? He does what he wants. Welcome to the Cheat Sheet. Dirk Nowtizki scores his 30,000th point...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns’ Gorilla went diving for something, in the team’s most interesting moment of the season

In the fourth quarter of the Suns-Wizards game on Tuesday night in Phoenix, The Gorilla (literally all he’s called) went diving onto the court in the middle of game action. Here’s video evidence: ‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/kbiLU2aH1R — Matt Rodewald FOX 10 (@Matt_Fox10) March 8, 2017 Why the Gorilla do this? It seems there was an object on the court: That’s some A+ awareness...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ulis’ buzzer-beater caps off insane comeback win over Celtics (VIDEO)

The Suns defeated the Celtics in the most unpredictable fashion on Sunday night, and it was pretty fun to watch. They scored five points in the final six seconds of the game, after previously trailing by a bucket, but did not give up at any point. After a layup tied the game at 106-106, the Suns stole the ensuing inbounds pass and Tyler Ulis then drained a three-pointer to beat...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ulis sinks 'Mr. Fourth Quarter' Isaiah Thomas with buzzer beater

They say the NBA is trending toward freak-of-nature seven-footers who have perimeter skills in big-man bodies. You know, Durant, Giannis, Kristaps, Emiid, etc.But on Sunday, Isaiah Thomas and Tyler Ulis, both 5-foot-9 on a good day, showed that there’s still room in the league for (very) little guards.Thomas put up 35 points for the Celtics, while Ulis had a career day with 20...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas takes shot at Suns for trading him

As the NBA’s second-leading scorer and the alpha dog of the team with the fifth-best record in the league, Isaiah Thomas is getting more and more comfortable with talking his trash.Ahead of his current team, the Boston Celtics, playing his former team, the Phoenix Suns, on Sunday, Thomas took a dig at the Suns for trading him away back at the 2015 trade deadline. Here’s what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: The rise of Alan Williams

After finishing with the worst record in the Western Conference before the All-Star break, the Phoenix Suns have a new look in their game-by-game rotation. Some of that has to do with their only trade before the trade deadline, in which they sent P.J. Tucker to Toronto for now-free agent Jared Sullinger and two second-round draft picks. Yet the shuffling did not end there. Alan Williams...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter elbows Devin Booker and drops him, gets ejected

Even at 40 years of age, Vince Carter still plays with the same fire and passion that he always has.Devin Booker learned that lesson on Tuesday night when he was smothering Carter with some tough defense, and eventually fouled him.Carter responded by elbowing Booker in the face, which made the Suns guard go down and hit the court hard. A skirmish then erupted. When it was all said...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Jennings wants to sign with Wizards

Brandon Jennings sounds likely to sign a deal with the Washington Wizards as long as he clears waivers.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the Wizards and Jennings are “enthusiastic” about completing a deal: Jennings was waived by the New York Knicks on Monday so that the point guard could join a contender. It was initially expected that he might end up with Charlotte, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors trade Jared Sullinger, two future picks to Suns for P.J. Tucker

The Toronto Raptors have reportedly dealt Jared Sullinger and two future second-round picks to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for P.J. Tucker. Trading for Tucker is a smart move to upgrade Toronto’s bench. He’s averaging seven points and six rebounds per game, playing 28.5 minutes per contest. The 31-year-old small forward is also a free agent next year, so this could be a one...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Grading the Derrick Jones Jr. dunks

Welcome to the spotlight, Derrick Jones Jr. The undrafted rookie from UNLV had played in just seven games and 20 minutes of NBA action for the Phoenix Suns heading into the All-Star break, but he still got the nod to show off his skills in the NBA Dunk Contest on Saturday. The NBA broadcasters constantly labeled him as a dark horse in what was supposed to be a redemption show for...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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