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Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley has converted over 75% of the free throws he has taken in his nearly five-year career, so when he misses more than one or two in a game you can understand why he might be frustrated. During his team’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night, Beasley went 3-for-6 from the charity stripe. He was left searching for answers. After missing...

Marcin Gortat Making A Case For Stan Van Gundy To The Suns?

When head coach Alvin Gentry and the Suns parted ways Friday, Phoenix center Marcin Gortat took to Twitter to thank him for all the opportunities he was given through the 3 years they spent together, but it didn’t take long before Gortat was already making a case for former Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy to come to Phoenix:

Gentry out as Suns coach

PHOENIX -- Alvin Gentry is out as the Phoenix Suns coach. The news was first reported Friday morning by FOX 10 sports anchor Jude LaCava and was confirmed by the Suns shortly afterward, who said an interim head coach would be named within 48 hours. Immediate speculation centered on assistant coach Elston Turner and player development assistant Lindsey Hunter. The Suns issued a...

Suns make a change for change's sake

PHOENIX So, Alvin Gentry and the Phoenix Suns have come to the shared conclusion that someone else should coach this struggling NBA team. Examining this opinion from the perspective of Gentry, whos been the teams head coach since February 2009, is something were going to skip. Instead, our expected task should be deciding how we feel about the Suns portion of this mutually pondered...

Staggering Suns 'part ways' with coach Gentry

The Phoenix Suns say the team and coach Alvin Gentry have ''mutually agreed to part ways.'' Gentry had coached the Suns since replacing the fired Terry Porter at the All-Star break of the 2008-09 season, compiling a 158-144 record. His 2010 squad, led by Steve Nash, advanced to the Western Conference finals. But Nash left and the team underwent what has been a disastrous...

Gortat Lobbying On Twitter For Suns To Hire Stan Van Gundy

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Sun-Set For Gentry As Phoenix Fires Bench Boss

The Phoenix Suns concluded on Friday morning, that the losing streak that engulfed the club, had to end. They decided that the best way to remedy the situation, would be a new voice in the locker room, so according to a report from the “Arizona Republic,” they fired veteran head coach Alvin Gentry. The Suns lost at home to the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night, pretty much sealing...

Suns Fire Alvin Gentry

The Suns tried to slide this in and thought no one would notice. After firing of Alvin Gentry today, top candidates to become Suns interim coach: assistants Elston Turner and Lindsey Hunter, sources say. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) January 18, 2013

Suns unmake history in loss to Bucks

PHOENIX Further evidence of a troubled Phoenix Suns season arrived at U.S. Airways Center on Thursday night when the home team couldn't even defeat the Milwaukee Bucks. OK, so the Bucks (20-18) are pretty decent, by Eastern Conference standards. But we're looking at their slouching in historical context, which tells us that some form of Suns voodoo was preventing the Bucks...

Phoenix Suns Fire Coach Alvin Gentry

  The Phoenix Suns have started the 2012-2013 season 13-28 after losing MVP point guard Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers in the off season. The Suns were hoping the additions of Michael Beasley and Goran Dragic would at least help them stay around the .500 mark. With the [...]

Phoenix Suns fire Alvin Gentry

Add Alvin Gentry to the pile of discarded NBA coaches this season. Gentry was let go on Friday morning. The Suns current record was 13-28 and the team has only won two of their last 15 games including a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday. During Gentry’s time with the team his overall record was 335-370. He became the interim head coach in 2009 after Terry Porter was fired...

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Kevin Durant Dunks on Marcin Gortat, Gets Slapped by Kendrick Perkins (Video)

Oklahoma City is rolling as of the late. The Thunder own the best record in basketball and have won four in a row. On Monday night, in a 102-90 win against the Phoenix Suns, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 77 points, 13 less than the entire Suns team. Westbrook had another outstanding performance on the floor with 36 points, eight rebounds and five assists. However...

Bucks overtake Suns, snap 26-year drought

PHOENIX (AP) -- Mike Dunleavy hit a 3-pointer with 57.4 seconds left to cap a 10-0 run and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away to beat the Suns 98-94 on Thursday night, snapping a 24-game losing streak in Phoenix. Monta Ellis scored 24 points and Larry Sanders added 19, while Dunleavy and Brandon Jennings had 16 apiece for the Bucks, who had not won in the Valley since Feb. 21, 1987...
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