Dragan Bender looks to be “Myself” in NBA, not Kristaps Porzingis

As a 7-foot shooter from a European league, there aren’t many players to compare Dragan Bender to besides Kristaps Porzingis. Comparing Bender to a 2015 First-Team All-Rookie may be looked at as setting the bar high, but it’s really not. Both of these players have a very similar style of play. As 7-footers with a […] Dragan Bender looks to be “Myself” in NBA, not Kristaps...
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How Stephon Marbury Ended Up With a Statue – In China

Phoenix Suns fans will remember Stephon Marbury from his two and a half years with the Phoenix Suns before being sent to the New York Knicks. For millions of fans globally, Marbury is now much more famous for his successes in China than his failures in America. Marbury’s domestic career was interesting in itself: you can […] How Stephon Marbury Ended Up With a Statue – In...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Remember when the Phoenix Suns future was supposed to be Marshall and Felton?

Four years after being drafted 12th overall, former Suns player Kendall Marshall is looking for his seventh NBA stop. Yesterday, the Utah Jazz acquired, then released, former Phoenix Suns first round pick, Kendall Marshall. The double transactions have continued a disturbing trend for the one-time 12th overall pick. Kendall Marshall's been traded 3 times and waived 4 times...
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1 day ago

P.J. Tucker: A likely trade candidate for the Phoenix Suns?

Should the Suns front office should seek out a trade for the P.J. Tucker when the time is right? P.J. Tucker is the epitome of rock solid in the context of the typical NBA player. Not only does his frame resemble -- you guessed it -- a rock, but his all-around play serves a litany of roles for whatever the team needs on a given night. You need someone to get into the teeth of James...
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2 days ago

Bright Side of the Sun Podcast: NAZ Suns w/ Chris Reichert

Hello there! Welcome to another offseason podcast, and this time, we brought in a heavy hitter to discuss one of the bigger moves involved with the Phoenix Suns franchise this summer. NBA D-League aficionado Chris Reichert (@Chris_Reichert) joins the podcast to discuss the growth of the D-League, the impact of the NAZ Suns in Prescott Valley and new head coach Ty Ellis. Make sure...
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2 days ago

Northern Arizona Suns Head Coach Tyrone Ellis Introduced

The Northern Arizona Suns and Robert Sarver introduced new head coach Tyrone Ellis in front of press and fans Thursday. The free event, open to the public, was held at the Prescott Valley Event Center; the home of the Northern Arizona Suns. The introduction of Ellis was short and sweet. However, it kind of had […] Northern Arizona Suns Head Coach Tyrone Ellis Introduced - Valley...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Basketball: Can Marquese Chriss make the Phoenix Suns a playoff contender?

Rookie Marquese Chriss might be one of the biggest question marks in this year’s draft class. Despite not playing competitive basketball until he was in ninth grade, he earned a Division One scholarship to play for the Washington Huskies. After showing steady improvement throughout his freshman year he made the decision to pursue the NBA, where the Phoenix Suns selected him...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Does A Smart Offseason Mean The Playoffs?

After being aggressive in recent years and seeing it fail to pay off, the Phoenix Suns’ front office went the more subtle route, drafting players and adding locker-room vets via free agency. What grades did they earn with their moves this offseason? No team wants to go through a rebuild, but for every team that doesn’t wear “Spurs” emblazoned on their chest, rebuilds are...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire wanted to reunite with Suns before retiring with Knicks

Amar’e Stoudemire just retired as a member of the New York Knicks, but a new report suggests he had wanted to end his career with the Phoenix Suns. Stoudemire, remember, came off the board ninth in the 2002 NBA draft to the Suns, a team he spent eight years with before taking his talents to the Big Apple. There, Stoudemire received praise for signing with the Knicks at a time few...
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July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Mexico to host two regular season NBA games

The NBA is once again headed to Mexico. The league announced on Wednesday the Phoenix Suns will host two home games in Mexico against the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 12 and Jan. 14, 2017. It’s the first time in league history that two regular season games will be hosted in Mexico in the same season. Mexico has hosted 22 preseason and regular season NBA games...
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July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Ulis nails buzzer beater in Summer League closer

Former Kentucky star Tyler Ulis, one of the smallest players in this past year’s NBA Draft class, is having a pretty big summer for his new team – the Phoenix Suns. Saturday, Ulis hit a pretty memorable buzzer-beater for the Suns in their Summer League contest against the Denver Nuggets. Ulis, who finished with 19 points and four assists, hit a ridiculous three-pointer as time...
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July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Kentucky Fans Will Love This Video Of Tyler Ulis Finding Devin Booker For A 3-Pointer

Incredibly, the Phoenix Suns have a whopping five former Kentucky guards on their roster: Eric Bledsoe, Devin Booker, Archie Goodwin, Brandon Knight and Tyler Ulis. Two of them, Booker and Ulis, are playing on the franchise’s summer league roster.  The pair played together at Kentucky in 2014-15, and it looks like they still have a good connection. The Suns shared a video on Instagram...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Leuer signs 4-year, $42 million deal with Pistons

With the surge in the NBA salary cap this year, a number of mid-level players are being paid like stars. The latest: former Wisconsin star forward, who has reportedly inked a four year deal with the Detroit Pistons worth $42 million. Priority Sports, the sports management company representing Leuer, announced the deal on Twitter. We are so happy to congratulate our guy @JonLeuer30...
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July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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