Phoenix Suns v Golden State Warriors 12/3 Game Preview

Phoenix Suns (6-13) v Golden State Warriors (16-3) Saturday 12/3/2016 8:30pm ORACLE Arena, Oakland, California Fox Sports Arizona/Arizona Sports 98.7FM Season Series – Golden State leads 2-0 All-Time Series – Phoenix leads 137-97 (The Warriors have won nine straight tying a rivalry record previously set by the Suns from February  21, 1989 to January 12, […] Phoenix Suns v...
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Marquese Chriss is a work in progress for young Phoenix Suns

Just 18 months out of high school, teenager Marquese Chriss is getting a rude awakening to life as an NBA starter. A lot of talk surrounding the Phoenix Suns this early season focuses on coach Earl Watson’s perceived over-reliance on grizzlied veterans at the expense of trotting out bright shiny new rookies. Fans bristle over box scores with P.J. Tucker playing 40+ minutes in...
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5 hours ago

GM calls T.J. Warren Suns’ best two-way player

He’s probably right. So we need him back. Now. While Phoenix Suns fans nervously wait for an update on T.J. Warren’s return following a mysterious head injury, general manager Ryan McDonough had high praise for Warren’s consistency this week. Appearing on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM’s Burns and Gambo, McDonough elaborated on what Warren means to the team. “He’s been probably...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
21 hours ago

Bench Booker? And Other Off-Day Thoughts

I had been looking into some information trying to come together with some sort of piece today, and I ended up touching on a bunch of topics with some of the other Valley of the Suns writers. Here is a summary of the top-5 topics about the Suns that we discussed.   Follow Valley of […] Bench Booker? And Other Off-Day Thoughts - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix...
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Phoenix Suns have league’s toughest schedule in December

The Suns may not enjoy the holidays very much. The struggle is real. And for those of you who want the Suns playoff dreams dashed sooner than later, this might just be the perfect month for you. Unfortunately, it could also be the month Suns rookie coach Earl Watson loses his cool, considering how salty he’s already become from the mounting losses of a 6-13 team. Earl might want...
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1 day ago

Suns bench paves way to win behind Knight, Dudley

PHOENIX -- Brandon Knight scored 23 points off the bench and Phoenix reserves combined for 54 as the Suns held off the slumping Atlanta Hawks 109-107 thanks to a key fourth-quarter run Wednesday night.Eric Bledsoe's bank shot with 28.4 seconds left gave the Suns a 104-99 lead and all but sealed Atlanta's fourth consecutive defeat. Bledsoe, who shot 5 for 17 from the field, pounded...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Brandon Knight Trade Scenerios

On Saturday, November 26, Matt Moore of CBS Sports postulated on a series of trades that the Phoenix Suns could involve themselves in centering around the trading of Brandon Knight and/or Tyson Chandler. Those two players have been the central pieces in most trade rumors surrounding the Suns for many months now, and for good […] New Brandon Knight Trade Scenerios - Valley of the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns rally late but cold first half to much to overcome

PHOENIX -- Wilson Chandler scored 25 points, Jameer Nelson added 21 and the Denver Nuggets held off the Phoenix Suns 120-114 on Sunday. Eric Bledsoe led Phoenix with a career-high 35 points. Devin Booker added 30. The Nuggets led by 20 at the half but Booker and Bledsoe led a rally that cut the lead to three early in the fourth quarter. Denver gained a slightly larger cushion from...
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Even the Suns videoboard replayed Zach LaVine’s absurd posterizing dunk

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine is back to doing Zach LaVine things, which mainly consist of dunking on the world and making a positive impact in the deaf community. LaVine went to town on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during Friday night’s game, finishing his latest highlight clip with a one-handed slam over the 7’1″ Ukrainian. The dunk was so good that the Phoenix...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns go cold in 4th, get rocked by T-Wolves

PHOENIX -- A furious fourth quarter made Minnesota a winner on the road for just the second time this season.Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points, Karl-Anthony Towns added 22 and the Timberwolves rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns 98-85 on Friday night.Eric Bledsoe scored 23 for the Suns, who were just back from a six-game road trip.Minnesota used...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

What is to blame for the Phoenix Suns’ early struggles?

Through their first 16 games of the 2015-2016 NBA season, the Phoenix Suns found themselves with a 7-9 record, but were riding a four-game losing streak. After their 16th game this season, the Phoenix Suns own a record of 5-11, but had just won their last game. The Phoenix Suns struggled throughout last season because of a plethora of injuries and personnel movement, but this season...
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Report: Pelicans to release Stephenson, sign Goodwin

Lance Stephenson’s time in New Orleans will apparently be short-lived. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Sunday, the Pelicans are planning to release Stephenson to create room to sign free agent guard Archie Goodwin. Stephenson, 26, is out indefinitely after being diagnosed over the weekend with a groin injury that will require surgery. He was signed...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: TJ Warren the newest offensive threat

Think the Phoenix Suns live and die by their backcourt for points? Even with Devin Booker and Eric Bledsoe, there is another player that has stuffed the basket for the Suns to begin the season, and he is not a guard. TJ Warren has sparked the Suns to begin the season, leading the team in points per game with 21.7. To add to his great start to the season, he took advantage of an opportunity...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Eric Bledsoe hits game-winning buzzer beater

Eric Bledsoe hit a late runner in traffic to put his team up two points in regulation but the Trail Blazers answered and sent the game to overtime. Bledsoe got another chance to win the game in overtime and here’s what happened… Bledsoe finished with 20 points as the Suns picked up their first win of the season. The post Watch: Eric Bledsoe hits game-winning buzzer beater appeared...
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November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Suns amazingly rebrand as the ‘Jumbo Shrimp’

Minor League Baseball remains the best place for silly team names. Case and point, the Florida Marlins Double-A affiliate, the Jacksonville Suns, announced a major rebranding on Wednesday. The club didn’t choose a common and uninspired sports name, like the Tigers or Wildcats. Instead, the organization opted for something entirely different. The Suns are now the Jacksonville Jumbo...
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November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns don’t know how to spell the name of their starting point guard

Sunday was not a good day for spelling in the sports world. We already covered Cleveland Browns fans butchering the spelling of “Dawg Pound”, and now we have the Phoenix Suns misspelling the last name of their STARTING POINT GUARD, Eric Bledsoe. The Browns’ one I can let slide due to what we can assume involved plenty of miserable drunk fans acting like miserable drunk fans...
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October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns spell Eric Bledsoe's name wrong on his jersey

One has to wonder exactly how this happens. You have the person tasked with picking out the letters for the names on NBA jerseys. You have another person tasked with actually adding the names of the players on the jersey. Then, you have the equipment manager tasked with providing the players their jerseys. All three levels had to fail here big time: Eric Bledsoe's name is spelled...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns coach doesn't want players following opponents on Twitter

Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson wants his players to take a pretty firm approach to fraternizing with the opposition. Watson said Sunday that he doesn’t want his players admiring their opponents – which means, apparently, they should not be following them on Twitter. Earl Watson said the Suns should respect opponents but not admire them. He doesn't like Suns to follow opponents...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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