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The Phoenix Suns Could Still Land Two Top-5 Picks

Zero score and three years ago, the Phoenix Suns brought forth an offer of a future Los Angeles Lakers lottery pick for Brandon Knight (essentially) to which the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers said, “HELL YEAH!!” Since that moment, Suns fans have watched the Lakers in agony and lamented at the fact that that pick, […] The Phoenix Suns Could Still Land Two Top-5 Picks...
Via Valley of the Suns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Devin Booker Become Suns All-Time Leading Scorer?

At age 20 and only two years into his NBA career, Devin Booker has scored 2,774 total points. Assuming health, longevity and playing his career out in Phoenix, he’ll one day become the franchise’s career leading scorer. Already the franchise record holder for points scored in a single game at 70, Devin Booker can rapidly rise up the Suns career scoring list with continued improvement...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

Solar Panel Ep. 11: Playoff push or youth movement for young Suns?

Plus, who will be the next Phoenix Suns announcer? We have some thoughts. LISTEN HERE: Greg Esposito (@Espo) and Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA) — Yep, good old Dave bailed yet again on us... — discuss- – Do the Suns need to make the playoffs next season? –Who should be the next TV announcer for the Suns? – Mailbag – and more! Visit us at www.SunsPodcast.com,...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

Sports Nation Suns Poll

Last week ESPN’s daytime show Sports Nation ran a poll for a segment on the Phoenix Suns and what they shold do moving forward. They asked voters four simple questions: 1. Based on expectations, how would you rate the Suns’ season? (A/B/C/D/F) I could see the logic in choosing any one of the possible options based on […] Sports Nation Suns Poll - Valley of the Suns - Valley...
Via Valley of the Suns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Eric Saar and Dave King recap the Suns season, look forward

Went on a podcast with Eric Saar to talk about the Phoenix Suns 2016-17 season and what’s to come for the franchise.
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

Five Way Too Early Predictions About the Suns in 2017-18

The season has ended, the playoffs are under way, the lottery, the draft, free agency and trades are each still weeks from cramming your twitter feeds with Valley of the Suns posts. So until that time, it is the perfect time, to have a little fun. Outside of Devin Booker we have no idea who […] Five Way Too Early Predictions About the Suns in 2017-18 - Valley of the Suns - Valley...
Via Valley of the Suns
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Need To Give GM Ryan McDonough More Time

Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns are winding down a seventh straight season out of the playoffs. This is after going nearly two decades without missing the postseason more than one consecutive season. And for a team that has a confusing mix of veterans and youth, that surprise playoff push in 2014 seems like it was an eternity ago. The Suns' rebuild has featured that surprising run and not much...
Via RealGM - NBA
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns take pride in stopping Russell Westbrook from getting triple-double

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook remains one triple-double away from surpassing Oscar Robertson and breaking the single-season record, but he’s being met with some stiff resistance.Several Phoenix Suns players spoke of their desire to stop Westbrook from breaking the record against them after they denied him Friday night, holding him to 8 assists in a Suns victory...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns coach believes Devin Booker is next James Harden

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been on fire since the team shut Eric Bledsoe down for the year. Listed as a shooting guard, Booker has been lighting up the scoreboard and dropped 70 points in a game last week against the Boston Celtics. But he has also shown an ability to set his teammates up.While the Suns have lost 12 straight, Booker’s individual performance has been enough...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Even DeAndre Jordan couldn’t believe how awful his latest airballed free throw was

DeAndre Jordan is one of the very worst free throw shooters in NBA history. And shooting airballs on free throws is certainly nothing new to Jordan, but the Los Angeles Clippers’ big man managed to even surprise himself with how badly he airballed a free throw attempt on Thursday against the Phoenix Suns.Jordan’s free throw landed well short of the basket, and he knew it right...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker’s 70-point performance one of the greatest ever

The Phoenix Suns may very well be tanking for a higher pick in the upcoming NBA draft, but don’t tell that to young shooting guard Devin Booker.Already in the midst of a breakout season that has seen him average 21-plus points per game as a sophomore, Booker put up a dazzling performance against the Boston Celtics on Friday night. Even in defeat, the former lottery pick tallied...
Via Sportsnaut
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Earl Watson focused on Suns, not UCLA job

Earl Watson says he is focused on improving the Phoenix Suns amid rumors connecting him to the UCLA basketball job.UCLA is currently led by Steve Alford, who is in his fourth — and by far most successful — season as head coach of the Bruins. Rumors have tied Alford to the Indiana head coaching vacancy considering how much of an icon he is in the state and his history as a Hoosiers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2017  |  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
March 17, 2017  |  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
March 16, 2017  |  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
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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