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Channing Frye has been cleared medically to return to basketball activities after a year away from basketball due to an enlarged heart.
“They told me, ‘No human being is 100 percent healthy. The highest we give is a 98 percent. You are a 98 percent,’ ” Frye said. “They said, ‘We see this all the time.’ I don’t have any fear. I’m not scared to push myself and run and play and get my heart rate up. I’m just waiting on the paperwork. I’m healthy. It’s out of my hands. It’s up to the Suns and what they feel comfortable doing.”
Frye said a virus caused his heart’s enlargement.
Frye is unlikely to be ready for the start of the regular season, just now beginning offseason work because he was restricted to golf, yoga and set-shooting for most of the past year.
“It’s a long process and I’m continuing to be patient,” Frye said. “This is not something to rush. I want the Suns to make the right decision. I’m 100 percent unequivocally healthy. I’m excited to get back with the te
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Phoenix Suns forward Channing Frye has been dealing with a heart condition that put his career in jeopardy. The team initially said the chances were “better than not” that Frye would respond to treatment and rejoin the team, though some were left questioning if his enlarged heart meant the end of the road.Apparently not, as Frye told Bright Side of the Sun that he has been cleared...
Jeff Green's game-winning shot in Cleveland with his heart surgeon in attendance was one of the most emotional and memorable moments of the 2012-13 season. It was an extremely personal and gratifying statement from someone who more than a year ago underwent open heart surgery and did not know if he could play again.
He proved you can come back from such an injury.
Phoenix Suns: 3 Pivotal Questions Entering The Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher at Hoopstuff
1. Can Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic Coexist in the Backcourt?
- The Suns made a big trade to acquire Eric Bledsoe, who is their best young piece and could be their franchise player moving forward, but last season, their best player was another point guard, Goran Dragic. They are...
NBA season is about a month away. Well, the preseason is anyway. In 30 short days, we will have NBA basketball to fill our minds and these pages with highlights and storylines and ridiculousness. OK, maybe the ridiculousness is always in the NBA. Pretty soon, we will all drop down our $150-plus for NBA League Pass so we can be covered in basketball from October until June at all...
The Eurobasket Tournament in Slovenia has made it through its first day with considerable participation from employees of the Suns.
A quick look at the results reveals that the Phoenix player with best opening day was Slava Kravtsov. Yeah, remember him?
Kravtsov is the center from Ukraine acquired with Ish Smith from the Milwaukee Bucks in a trade that sent Caron Butler back home...
Eric “Mini LeBron” Bledsoe is looking forward to live in Phoenix. Bledsoe is out of the shadow of Chris Paul in L.A. and is looking forward to getting plenty of buckets as the new star in Phoenix. His former teammates believe he’s extremely talented, and one, Jamal Crawford, told Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld that “Bledsoe will be a star.” Jamal Crawford, who played alongside...
Congratulations are in order for Phoenix Suns guard Shannon Brown and his wife Monica. The two welcomed a six-pond-baby girl named Laiyah on September 3rd. Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa made the announcement on Instagram. Monica and Vanessa got close while Shannon was still with the Lakers.
The Browns had an elaborate pink-pony themed baby shower two weeks ago in Atlanta.
Troubled forward Michael Beasley is now a free agent after the Suns bought him out on Tuesday following yet another marijuana related incident. This time it was an arrest for marijuana possession while driving his car in Arizona.
The Suns swallowed their pride, giving up on "Super-Cool Bees" (worst nickname ever, but he thought it was a good idea to tattoo it across his...
Something tells me Beasley ends up in a 30 for 30.
Slovenia defeated Spain 78-69 in Pool Play on Thursday in EuroBasket 2013.
Goran Dragic had 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists to lead Slovenia.
Marc Gasol had 17 points and seven rebounds in a losing effort for Spain. Jose Calderon had 14 points and four assists.
New Pheonix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has some high expectations awaiting him as he finally has his own team and starting position. No longer in the shadow of Chris Paul in Los Angeles, the Suns have handed the keys to the franchise to the explosive guard. Apparently though, Bledsoe made quite the impression during […]
Slovenia defeated the Czech Republic 62-60 in Pool Play of EuroBasket 2013 on Wednesday.
Mirza Begic had eight points and eight rebounds to lead Slovenia on a day in which Goran Dragic shot 3-for-15 from the field. Dragic finished with eight points and nine assists.
Jan Vesely had 17 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in a losing effort.