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SUNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is Markieff Morris Too Hot for the Suns to Handle?

Early in the offseason, the Phoenix Suns opted to trade Marcus Morris, one-half of the Morrii, to the Detroit Pistons. At that time, it was assumed that said move by the front office would cause some waves that might rock the Markieff Morris boat. But, that probably isn’t a bad thing, right? The Morrii were not equal parts in their time playing together in Phoenix. Some off-the...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(Jan. 20, 2015 – Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a relatively disappointing season that featured seemingly endless chaos and instability, the Phoenix Suns are seeking to work their way back into playoff contention after a hectic free agency period that flew somewhat under the radar. Phoenix will look...
Via HoopStuff
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Devin Booker wowed by physicality of Suns' pickup games

According to Dave King of Bright Side of the Sun, everyone but Tyson Chandler, Mirza Teletovic and Markieff Morris is at the Suns' training facility for pickup games and light practice. And rookie Devin Booker told King that the team is already hard at work:
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Arizona to televise 79 Suns' games

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns announced their 2015-16 broadcast schedule today, which will allow fans to see 79 regular season games on the team's exclusive local television station, FOX Sports Arizona, or on FOX Sports Arizona Plus. The Suns will also play three games broadcast on TNT, to fill out the 82-game schedule. FOX Sports Arizona's game coverage will begin with the Suns' 2015...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Marshall Working Out With 76ers

Kendall Marshall has been working out with the Philadelphia 76ers at their facility and will likely receive a training camp invitation. Marshall played for the Milwaukee Bucks last season until he tore his ACL. Marshall was traded to the Phoenix Suns, the team that originally drafted him, and he was then waived as part of the Brandon Knight trade.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coach Hornacek on Tyson Chandler: Suns looking for a leader

The Phoenix Suns could use a little bit of a veteran presence in the locker room. In fact, it might be the biggest piece of the puzzle that's currently missing in Phoenix. And with the acquisition of Tyson Chandler, the Suns are hoping that they have the leader they're looking for.Coach Jeff Hornacek told Dave King of Bright Side of the Sun as much late last week. Hornacek has already...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Super Morris Bros: Can the Morris brothers thrive without each other?

Marcus and Markieff Morris tend to operate on the same wave length. "Keef" is seven minutes older than his brother and was drafted one pick and five minutes before him. They both went to Kansas. They lived together while they played for the Suns. They signed four year contract extensions to stay in Phoenix on the same day. And, unfortunately, they also received identical felony...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns have no plans to trade Markieff Morris

The Phoenix Suns are still hoping for the best when it comes to forward Markieff Morris. As many of yo may know, Morris is upset with the Suns organization for trading his brother Marcus to the Detroit Pistons. Since then, Markieff hasn’t spoken with anyone from the coaching staff and none of his teammates. Now that we are in September, some of the Suns players are in Phoenix...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns already practicing hard: 'It's just been really competitive'

If the Phoenix Suns are going to make the playoffs this season, they'll need to overcome some chemistry question marks and outwork their opponents from day one. Fortunately for the Suns, such a plan of attack is already in action, as most of the team is back in Phoenix and participating in offseason workouts. According to Dave King of Bright Side of the Sun, everyone but Tyson Chandler...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Jent Named Head Coach Of Baskersfield Jam

The Phoenix Suns and Bakersfield Jam have named Chris Jent head coach of the Jam. "It's an honor to be named Head Coach of the Bakersfield Jam and to be a part of an organization like the Phoenix Suns," said Jent. "Personally, it's a great opportunity to once again be a Head Coach and there couldn't be a better setting in the NBA D-League to help players develop and reach their basketball...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns to host Kings in preseason opener on Oct. 7

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns will open their six-game preseason schedule at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 7, against the Sacramento Kings. The Suns preseason schedule features three home games and three on the road. In addition to the Oct. 7 game, the Suns will host the Utah Jazz on Friday, Oct. 9, and the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Their final three preseason...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Sign Henry Sims, Cory Jefferson To Camp Deals

The Phoenix Suns have agreements for Henry Sims and Cory Jefferson to compete for roster spots. Sims, 25, played 73 games last season for Philadelphia and started 32 games after starting 25 of his 26 appearances for the 76ers in the prior season. Jefferson, 24, is a 6-foot-9, 218-pound power forward who played 50 games as a rookie last season for Brooklyn
Via RealGM
8 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Road to the Playoffs for the Phoenix Suns will be Exceedingly Difficult

Eric Bledsoe #2 of the Phoenix Suns takes the basketball upcourt as James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets looks on during their game at the Toyota Center on March 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) The Phoenix Suns have been ever so close to making the playoffs the last two seasons. Unfortunately for Phoenix, they’ve found themselves looking from...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns 2015 Offseason Grade

The Phoenix Suns had a busy offseason, looking to acquire talent they hope will help turn up the heat in the Western Conference and help move them back into the playoffs. In Mirza Teletovic – one year, $5.5 million Ronnie Price – one year, $1.5 million Sonny Weems – two years, $5.8 million Tyson Chandler – four years, $52 million Jon Leuer – trade with Grizzlies Out Earl...
Via The Lottery Mafia
21 days ago  |  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 NOLA.com, Gentry said: “That’s got to become a consistent shot for...
Via Sportsnaut
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Suns may shop Eric Bledsoe in trade talks

Eric Bledsoe’s name has been coming up in trade talks, and it sounds like the Suns may be willing to deal him. Prior to the NBA Draft, a report by Sporting News’ Sean Deveney said the Suns discussed trading Bledsoe to the Knicks for the No. 4 overall pick, which New York kept and used...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Suns Expected to Re-sign Brandon Knight

It appears that the Phoenix Suns are on the verge of taking care of their top offseason priority by re-signing guard Brandon Knight. Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times is reporting that the two sides are on the verge of agreeing to a five-year, $70 million contract. And while teams can’t necessarily negotiate with impending free agents until Wednesday, we know full well that...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry should make the Pelicans the NBA's fastest team

Even though Anthony Davis just put together the 11th-best PER of all-time in the 2014–15 season—only Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James have ever done better—there’s a lot about the New Orleans Pelicans that feels boring, forced, an obligation. Underneath the astronomically developing Davis, the Pelicans simply have not put together a winning rotation. It’s...
Via The Sports Post
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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