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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.
The Suns outscored the Kings 33-25 in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak.
Goodwin, a rookie guard with little playing time this season, made a jumper to put the Suns ahead for good with 3:49 left in the game.
Marcus Morris had 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter for the Suns. Twin Markieff Morris scored 15 points and Gerald Green 12.
Phoenix played without guard Goran Dragic (sore left ankle), who led the Suns in scoring and assists.
Ben McLemore had 31 points and five assists, both career highs, for the Kings, who lost for the sixth time in seven games while playing starters Rudy Gay and Isaiah Thomas limited minutes. Travis Outlaw had 15 points and Ray McCallum 13.
It was a disappointing season for the Suns (48-34), who missed the playoffs despite a d...
BEST OF MAXIM
There has been a lot of hype surrounding the Phoenix Suns legion of guards, and with good reason. Gerald Green finally realizing his potential, Goran Dragic stepping up and becoming a star player in this league, Eric Bledsoe showing he has what it takes to become an elite guard, these three were the center of attention for Phoenix this season. What everyone has seemed to forget...
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With the season coming to an end Wednesday night and no post season for the Phoenix Suns to look forward to, they turned their attention to another season of importance, the Off Season.
Namely Eric Bledsoe. Bledsoe is now a Restricted Free Agent which means any team is able to sign him to an offer sheet this summer however Phoenix has the right to...
PHOENIX -- The Suns players that unwittingly invited staggeringly low expectations about seven months ago spent part of their Thursday meeting with coaches and collecting personal effects.
They also invested a few moments fielding inquiries from a large gathering of local reporters. This volume of interest in how the participants perceived this galvanizing -- but ultimately disappointing...
It has been a couple days since the Phoenix Suns were eliminated from playoff contention. While most Suns fans still have a bitter taste in their mouths from those tough losses to close out the year, there’s a lot to be proud of.
One thing I have to say is this team was fun to watch. Maybe one of the most entertaining teams all-time in the franchise’s history and that’s saying...
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This season the Phoenix Suns made history, tying the 2007-8 Golden State Warriors for having the best winning record (48-34) to miss out on the playoffs since 1984. After such a heartbreaking end to the season it is easy to have a bad taste in your mouth and a negative outlook on the season itself. Afterall, Phoenix held control of their own destiny...
The Phoenix Suns surprised the NBA world with a very good regular season, but came up just short of making the playoffs. One of the main reasons why was the resurgence of stretch power forward Channing Frye, who missed all of last season due to a heart problem. According to reports coming out of Phoenix, Frye would like to sit down and discuss a contract extension with the Suns this...
PHOENIX -- Now that the Suns have secured the Western Conference's ninth seed, let's look at some of the reasons why they're also a near lock for the 14th seed in the draft lottery.
NO BIG STARS IN PHOENIX SKY
Although Goran Dragic made a strong case for All-Star inclusion and Eric Bledsoe took a few star turns, the Suns don't have an elite player.
And the national...
The Phoenix Suns enter the final game of the season on Wednesday night having lost their last three games. At 47-34, the Suns are officially eliminated from playoff contention and will finish in third place in the Pacific Division. The Suns will play without leading scorer Goran Dragic due to an ankle injury. Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsRotoworld.com reported that Dragic...
In the year of the tank, the Phoenix Suns are showing the rest of the NBA that it is okay to be average.
In a draft that’s touted as the best in a decade, teams were okay with losing this season to help the future of their franchise. A handful of teams were clearly not attempting to put a winning basketball team together (Bucks, 76ers, Celtics, etc)...
Channing Frye has a $6.8 million player option for next season and would like to negotiate a contract extension.
Frye averaged 11.2 points and 5.1 rebounds this season on 43.3 percent shooting, including 37.1 percent on 3s.
"I want to talk to the Suns and make sure we're both on the same page about what I want," Frye said. "I'd love to stay here. It'...
Social media is awesome. It lets keep in touch with friends in other states, get back in touch with them, and most of all it is an opportunity to communicate with celebrities that was not available otherwise. That means we get to tell them what we think whether they like it or not. Some folks like to say negative crap just because they can; you know what I'm talking about--the...
The Suns' regular-season finale Wednesday night could have been a what-if night as they watched the shooting guard they passed on in the draft. Sacramento's Ben McLemore, a No. 7 pick, posted a season-high 31 points. But not when they feel just as strongly about their rookie shooting guard from the No. 29 pick.
Archie Goodwin obliterated his season high with 29 points off...
The former Jayhawk has launched himself into the Sixth Man of the Year discussion.
Does Markieff Morris deserve the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award?
He certainly believes so.
The 24-year-old forward recently told the Arizona Republic that he thinks he deserves the award because of the surprise success his team, the Phoenix Suns, have enjoyed this season.
“Coming off the bench...
This is something I was asking on twitter last night, and I wanted to bring it to the site.As a fan, would you have rather had the season the Suns had, or the season the Celtics are about to finish off? Before we get to the poll, lets break down each team's season. The Suns were finally eliminated from the playoffs last night, losing to the Grizzlies at home in Game #81 of the...
Less than a week ago, it appeared the regular-season finale would be critical to the Phoenix Suns. Instead, after losing to the two teams they were battling for a playoff spot, it means virtually nothing.