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Watch Suns forward Jon Leuer thrown down on DeMarcus Cousins

Ladies and gentlemen, the NBA is officially back. And although the regular season isn't upon us quite yet, the preseason is still serving up its fair share of highlights.For the latest example, we turn to Phoenix on Wednesday night, where Suns big man Jon Leuer eyed Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins all the way to the basket on a transition opportunity -- then flushed a big...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leuer, Warren lead Suns past Kings in preseason opener

PHOENIX -- Jon Leuer and T.J. Warren scored 17 points each and the Phoenix Suns beat the Sacramento Kings 102-98 in a preseason game Wednesday night. Brandon Knight scored 16 points and Eric Bledsoe added 13 for Phoenix, which was making its preseason debut. Sacramento's Rudy Gay led all scorers with 30 points and DeMarcus Cousins added 15, all in the first half as the Kings took...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Len spent time learning from Tim Duncan this summer

When the Suns selected Alex Len with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, it was known within the franchise that he would need time to develop.Len showed signs of that last year, averaging 6.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots in 22 minutes per contest, while starting in 44 of his 69 appearances.In an effort to more quickly move the process along, Len spent time...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons reportedly 'monitoring' Markieff Morris situation

In what should be considered an unsurprising development, Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press tweeted Monday that the Pistons are "monitoring" the Markieff Morris situation in Phoenix. Markieff's twin, Marcus, was traded to Detroit in the off-season, and Markieff went public in the aftermath of the trade with his wishes to play elsewhere. But he has walked back from those statements...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Western Conference 8th Seed is the Phoenix Suns’ To Lose

As the long-awaited return of the NBA dawns upon us, little is left to do besides speculate and chew our fingernails. With seemingly 7 of the 8 playoff spots out West locked up, the following rationale explains why the Phoenix Suns will claim the eight and final spot. Leaving the Eastern Conference entirely out of the discussion, let’s briefly run through the top 7 seeds. The...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek on Devin Booker: 'The kid knows how to play'

The Suns selected Devin Booker with the 13th overall pick in this summer's draft, and at just 18 years of age (until Oc. 30) he'll be the NBA's youngest player this season.But head coach Jeff Hornacek believes that in terms of Booker's on-court abilities, he's already wise beyond his years. “The kid knows how to play,” Suns coach Jeff Hornacek said. “The one thing (Suns general...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Face NBA Finals Participants In Most Expensive Home and Road Games On Secondary Market

The Phoenix Suns will be able to showcase their newly constructed roster tomorrow on October 7 when they participate in their first preseason game. The Suns host the Sacramento Kings at the US Airways Center in the first of their six-game slate. The Suns are trying to find their way with third-year head coach Jeff Hornacek, whose team took a big step back last season after an injury...
Via A Dry Heat
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns bring 'Madhouse' back to life for a night

During one second-quarter stretch of Saturday's intra-squad scrimmage at Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Devin Booker made six quick points on a 3-pointer, a driving layup and a free throw. The spurt galvanized an already engaged crowd of 8,000 mostly clad in purple and orange for the team's fan fest. Just down the hall from the refurbished court, Walter Davis -- 42 years Booker's senior...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions the Suns face into training camp

With training camp about to tip off, here’s what to watch for as your favorite team prepares for the 2015-16 season. Some of these questions will be answered quickly; others could linger into the regular season. Either way, here are three things that will define the first month of this new season: Does Markieff Morris really want to be here? The Phoenix Suns were prepared for the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Won Media Day

NBA Media Day is a highlight of the basketball calendar for many reasons. Beyond marking the return of basketball to our lives, the event is usually the first chance for fans to see free agent signings or trade acquisitions in their new uniforms. There’s a buzz of optimism in the air that can even make Sacramento Kings fans excited about their team’s prospects. While there...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris believes he should’ve started over P.J. Tucker last season

The saga between the Phoenix Suns and the Morris brothers is still going strong as teams are getting ready for the NBA season. Marcus Morris has been pretty quiet since he was traded to the Detroit Pistons in the off-season. While Marcus didn’t agree with the move, we all thought that he had moved on. But some comments he made a few days ago about a former teammate has him in the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Media Day Reminder That NBA Schedule Close To Starting

Around the National Basketball Association, teams are beginning to have their opening media days for the 2015-16 season. One such team, of course, is the Western Conference’s Phoenix Suns, who will be one of the clubs to hold their first three-hour media session in the very beginning of the week. The event is set to feature head coach Jeff Hornacek, general manager Ryan McDonough...
Via A Dry Heat
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris fined $10K for public trade demand

    Suns forward Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix, and the childish way that he has carried himself throughout the entire affair has cost him fans, reputation, and now a solid chunk of cash. Morris was handed a $10,000 fine by the National Basketball Association on Tuesday for publicly demanding a trade, according to ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein. The 26-year-old has made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris on Twitter: ‘My future will not be in Phoenix’

    Markieff Morris is letting it be known: he really does not want to play for the Phoenix Suns next season. Weeks after reports leaked out that Morris wanted out of Phoenix in the wake of the trade of his twin brother Marcus to the Detroit Pistons, he took matters into his own hands and confirmed the rumors firsthand on his Twitter account Thursday. In a 140-character manifesto...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2015  |  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

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