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PLAYERS: Steve Kerr
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Posted May 5, 2008 PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve Kerr issued the following statement. “As we have continued to convey, we value Mike D’Antoni as the head coach of the Phoenix Suns and would like him to continue leading this basketball team. Because he has requested to speak to other teams about their head coaching vacancies, we have granted him permission. We will have no further comment until this process further evolves.”

Steve Kerr Bio

STEVE KERR President of Basketball Operations, General Manager Five-time NBA champion and 15-year NBA veteran of the hardwood Steve Kerr enters his second season as the Suns’ President of Basketball Operations and General Manager after being named to the post on June 6, 2007. Kerr had spent the previous four years as a color commentator for TNT and a columnist for Yahoo!...

Analyze This: Kerr Using Science to Gain Edge in Front Office

By Stefan Swiat, Posted: March 25, 2010 Where athletes meet mathletes, the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, Mass. is fast-becoming a can’t-miss on the schedule of professional sports executives. After attending for the first time this year, Suns President of Basketball Operations and GM Steve Kerr is one such executive. Essentially, the conference is...

One-on-One With Steve Kerr

By Stefan Swiat, Posted: Oct. 8, 2010 After taking over as Suns President of Basketball Operations and GM in 2007, Steve Kerr left the organization this past summer and is now serving as an analyst for TNT. caught up with Kerr to see how his transition is going from the front office to the broadcast booth. So how much of a struggle has it been going...

Suns Assign Griffin to Energy

Posted: April 7, 2010 PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns assigned rookie forward Taylor Griffin to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve Kerr. The 6-7, 238-pound Griffin will spend his third stint in Iowa after he was originally assigned to the Energy on Dec. 7, starting both games...

Phoenix Recalls D-League Performer of the Week Tucker

Posted: Dec. 18, 2007 The Phoenix Suns have assigned rookie guard D.J. Strawberry to the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve Kerr. The Suns also recalled rookie forward Alando Tucker from the Thunderbirds for last night’s victory over the Spurs in San Antonio. Strawberry...

Suns Announce Basketball Operations Promotions

Posted: Aug. 27, 2008 The Phoenix Suns have named Todd Quinter the club’s Director of Player Personnel and promoted Noel Gillespie to Advance Scout, the team announced today. “Todd has done a terrific job for this organization over the past 22 years, both as an advance scout and as a talent evaluator,” said Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve...

Suns Off to Italy for International Camp

By Josh Greene, Posted: June 5, 2009 Just days after returning from the 21-team pre-draft group workouts in Oakland, Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve Kerr and Director of Player Personnel Todd Quinter are headed to Treviso, Italy, for the three-day Reebok Eurocamp to evaluate international pro hopefuls this weekend. “We’ll get a...

Suns, the Annexus Group Announce Partnership Featuring Sponsorship of Practice Jersey and Practice Court

Posted: Sept. 16, 2009 On the heels of the NBA’s approval to allow sponsorship of team practice jerseys for the first time, the Phoenix Suns and The Annexus Group, a Phoenix-based annuity design firm, announced today a new multi-year marketing partnership agreement. Suns President and CEO Rick Welts, Suns General Manager Steve Kerr, Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry, and Ron Shurts...

Suns Name Terry Porter Head Coach

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns named Terry Porter the 13th head coach in franchise history, the club announced today. "We are excited to have Terry as our new head coach,” said Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve Kerr. “He is a strong leader and communicator, as fans of the NBA have seen since his days as a point guard. He is a tough-nosed competitor...

David Griffin

Updated: Oct. 1, 2008 A self-described "basketball junkie," David Griffin enters his 16th season with the Suns and was named Sr. Vice President of Basketball Operations in June 2007. Griffin will aid President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Steve Kerr with all professional player matters and oversees the scouting and evaluation of all draft-eligible and free-agent prospects.

Suns Sign D.J. Strawberry

Posted: August 28, 2007 The Phoenix Suns announced today that they have signed rookie guard D.J. Strawberry, the 59th overall pick in the second round of the 2007 NBA Draft. “D.J. brings toughness, defense and athleticism to our team and we’re excited that he’s a part of our organization,” Suns President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Steve Kerr said. “The...

Suns make pitch for free agent Grant Hill

By Jerry Brown East Valley Tribune July 5, 2007 The Suns had their turn at selling free agent forward Grant Hill on Phoenix on Tuesday. Now comes the waiting. Suns general manager Steve Kerr talked with Hill and his agent, Lon Babby, by telephone. Kerr was home in San Diego, while Hill was with his wife in Orlando, Fla. — where the couple is expecting a baby soon. Hill is...

Stoudemire Undergoes Successful Eye Surgery

Posted: Feb. 20, 2009 Phoenix Suns forward Amar’e Stoudemire underwent successful surgery today to repair a partially detached retina in his right eye. The procedure was performed earlier this morning by Dr. Pravin Dugel at Spectra Eye Institute in Sun City, Arizona. “We are very glad to hear that Amar’e should have a 100 percent recovery relative to his vision and his...

Suns Impress at Intra-Squad Scrimmage

By Stefan Swiat, Posted: Oct. 6, 2007 One of Mike D’Antoni’s patented beliefs is that the Suns’ greatest challenge doesn’t necessarily come from other teams, but themselves. Well, the Suns literally got a close-up look at one of their biggest hurdle Saturday, facing one another in an intra-squad scrimmage. It was a win for all parties involved. Tucson was able...

Suns Create New Look in Basketball Operations

By Stefan Swiat, Posted: Oct. 18, 2009 This summer, the winds of change have swept through the halls of the Suns’ basketball operations department, with the last few wisps taking shape before the team jumped into preseason action. After an offseason that saw major re-structuring and shuffling within the Suns’ front office, the franchise heads into the 2010-11 season...
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