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Suns positioned to get stronger over offseason

PHOENIX (AP) A playoff just-miss last season under a new coach and general manager had the Phoenix Suns looking ready to end their postseason drought this year. The Suns had the core of their team returning, point guard Isaiah Thomas added to the roster and leading scorer Eric Bledsoe healthy again - plenty of reason to think they could be even better than last season's 23-game...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU's Johnny Jones poised to bring former Tigers assistant John Treloar 'home'

The Mississippi native spent four seasons on John Brady'ss staff and has been with the Phoenix Suns as the Director of Player Personnel for the last five years.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
20 hours ago

Suns Sign Jerel McNeal Through 15-16 Season

The Phoenix Suns have signed Jerel McNeal through the 2015-16 season. The Suns had previously signed McNeal to a 10-day contract on April 1. McNeal, whose first name is pronounced Jah-rell, made his NBA debut with the Suns on April 2 and has appeared in four games with the team since initially signing. In 27 games with the Bakersfield Jam this season, McNeal averaged 18.5 points...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Playing For First Time Since January

Jrue Holiday is returning from a stress reaction to his lower right leg for the first time since January. Holiday will play on Friday against the Phoenix Suns on a restriction of 15 minutes and come off the bench. ''I feel like Jrue (Holiday) is a guy that has worked his tail off to get to this point,'' Monte Williams said. ''He is excited to get back on the floor. We are glad to...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Jayhawks Morris twins being investigated for assault

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns' Marcus and Markieff Morris are being investigated on allegations that they beat a former mentor. Phoenix police say they are seeking aggravated assault charges against the Morris twins, who played at Kansas from for three seasons (2008-09 through 2010-11), and three others in the alleged January attack. According to police documents made available Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Morris twins accused of assaulting their mentor

Markieff and Marcus Morris, twin brothers and teammates on the Phoenix Suns are currently being accused for assault according to police. AZ Central first reported that the Morris twins along with three others and being accused of felony aggravated assault against a man who claims to have been a mentor to the brothers. Erik Hood […]
Via Full Scale Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: NBA’s Morris Twins Assaulted Man For ‘Inappropriate’ Texts To Mom

Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris, both of the Phoenix Suns, are under investigation by police for their role in an alleged assault on an acquaintance, AZcentral reports. The Morris twins allegedly took part in committing felony aggravated assault on Erik Hood, a former mentor of the twins from Philadelphia, for sending “inappropriate” text messages...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Morris twins accused of assaulting man who texted mom

Twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris have been accused of assaulting a man over a series of text messages that were allegedly sent to their mother. We first heard about the incident in January, but details have just now emerged. The Morris brothers, both 25, have denied the allegations. According to Matthew Casey of The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers’ Eric Bledsoe Ejected After Getting Call In His Favor (Video)

A weird thing happened Tuesday night in Atlanta. Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was ejected midway through the third quarter against the Hawks after arguing with a referee. That’s nothing unusual, really, but it’s the nature of the play that was a bit bizarre. Bledsoe’s’ tantrum actually came after the Hawks were whistled for a foul as he attempted to carry the ball up the...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight likely to miss rest of NBA season

Brandon Knight’s brief stint with the Phoenix Suns may already be over. According to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic, Knight is likely done for the 2014-15 season due to a heel bone bruise from the sprained left ankle injury he suffered earlier in March. “From our standpoint, we need that to heal so I […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Keep, Demote or Trade The Morris Brothers?

(January 29, 2015 – Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) The Phoenix Suns, their season now in its final weeks, will have a myriad of questions to answer in the offseason. Their 2014-2015 campaign left much to be desired, as the Suns plagued by dysfunction and bad luck time and again.  The front office in Phoenix has a bit of an awkward situation ahead though...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry does salsa after electrifying Leandro Barbosa move

Remember the Brazilian Blur? The Phoenix Suns got a reminder of what they had from years back. The former Sixth Man of the Year winner Leandro Barbosa leaves Archie Goodwin in the dust for the lay-up and the foul. Watch Leandro do his thang thang here: Stephen Curry liked it so much that he did a little salsa afterwards: The Curry Salsa — NBA on TNT...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
13 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next for the Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns are, for all intents and purposes, out of the Western Conference playoff race. A four-game losing streak has them 4.5 games behind Oklahoma City for the eighth seed, and two games behind ninth-place New Orleans. While the season has been more good than bad for the Suns, it’s still a disappointing result for a team that felt cheated out of a playoff spot last year...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker… the Harden stopper!

Houston’s James Harden is on a tear this season. So much so, he is mentioned as a strong MVP candidate and has Houston among the best teams in the West sans Dwight Howard. Yes, Harden has proven this season almost no one can slow him down. Enter the Suns’ P.J. Tucker. As Tucker found himself locked in on defense against Harden, P.J. did one outstanding job of keeping in front...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Seth Curry Rejoins Erie BayHawks

The Erie BayHawks – NBDL affiliate of the Orlando Magic – have re-acquired Seth Curry following his 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns. Curry made two appearances with Phoenix, both were in home victories. Curry played 1:14 on March 11th against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Curry went 0-for-1, a missed 3-pointer. The 24-year-old played 6:34 on March 15th against the Knicks...
Via Magic Basketball Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: The Brandon Knight Problem

(Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Phoenix Suns have developed a reputation for awkward situations. From buzzer beaters that never should go in, to strange acquisitions and breakups, the Suns are just having a weird season. Added to the list of 2015 unlucky situations is that Brandon Knight has a sprained ankle...
Via HoopStuff
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Suns built for the present as well as the future?

Even for the NBA’s most successful teams of today, it’s hard to also be well positioned for success in years down the line. The Dallas Mavericks and the San Antonio Spurs are facing the impending retirements of Dirk Nowitzki and Tim Duncan. Things could change pretty quickly with the storybook Atlanta Hawks, as two-fifths of their unstoppable starting lineup—Paul Millsap...
Via The Sports Post
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Whiteside, Len ejected after getting into wrestling match

It’s always entertaining when two NBA big men battle it out on the court. Monday night’s game between the Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns featured exactly that, when Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len got into a scuffle. It all started when Whiteside dunked all over Len in the third quarter of the game. The Suns center wasn’t happy about it, so he shoved his counterpart. Whiteside...
Via The Sports Daily
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris calls out Suns fans after loss

The Phoenix Suns got blasted by the San Antonio Spurs at home Saturday 101-74, and Markieff Morris was disappointed with the crowd in addition to his team. Morris said it felt like there were more Spurs fans at US Airways Center than Suns fans. “I don’t think we have a home-court advantage,” Markieff said via...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge on Isaiah Thomas: 'Always wanted' him on Celtics

  Danny Ainge’s first call of the transaction window for the 2014-15 NBA season involved Isaiah Thomas. So did one of his last.   Shortly before Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET trade deadline, Ainge was able to swing a deal to bring Thomas to the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns. In doing so, the Celtics’ president of basketball operations was able to acquire a player...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Goran Dragic Lays into the Suns Front Office

Looking to be dealt before the trade deadline on Thursday, Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic absolutely laid into the team’s front office in a Q&A with reporters on Wednesday. Seemingly upset about the team’s unwillingness to engage in serious long-term extension negotiations, Dragic had this to say. I don’t trust them anymore. It happens too many times. Two or three times...
Via Sportsnaut
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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