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If the writing were not already on the wall for Luis Scolathis offseason, the Houston Rockets confirmed it with a post-NBA Draft phonecall: His days as a Rocket were numbered.
While Scola was surprised to leave Houston via the amnesty clause instead of atrade, he soon received another surprise a pleasant one in learning he'dbeen picked up by the Phoenix Suns.
"When I found out it was Phoenix I was a little surprised because therewas a lot of talking between some other teams that supposedly were going tobid," Scola said during a conference call Tuesday. "I startedthinking, and I think it's a great situation. ... The more I think about it, themore I want to go there and play."
Scola, a 6-foot-9 forward who is currently prepping for the Olympics with theArgentinean national team, had heard most from the Dallas Mavericks andCleveland Cavaliers, with both telling him they would bid for his services. TheSuns never seemed like a possibility, probably in par...
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Second-year forward Markieff Morris had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Suns to a 99-74 victory over the Knicks in NBA Summer League action in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Morris had 10 of his 21 points in the first quarter as the Suns (1-0) jumped out to a 27-18 lead. DeShawn Sims had 16 points and Marcus Landry and Erving Walker added 12 apiece for the Suns. Walker was perfect...
The Suns announced Monday that first-round pick Kendall Marshall has signed his rookie contract.
Marshall, the 13th overall pick in the NBA draft last month, had been awaiting the finalizing of his contract to take part in the Suns' summer league activities in Las Vegas. The former North Carolina star is expected to participate in the squad's final four summer games.
First-round draft pick Kendall Marshall was held scoreless while making his NBA Summer League debut for the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday in Las Vegas.
Marshall played 28 minutes and 43 seconds. He missed his only shot from the field, contributed five assists and committed five turnovers in an 89-74 loss to the Cavaliers.
I was excited, nervous and anxious. It was just a whole bunch...
Free agent Grant Hill has become the latest player the Clippers have targeted to be a backup small forward, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro met with Hill on Sunday in Las Vegas to see how interested the 39-year-old is in playing for Los Angeles, according to the executives.
There are three ways...
Luis Scola is maybe the most underrated 15 and 8 big man in the NBA. In a world where Omer Asik gets paid like Patrick Ewing, and Roy Hibbert gets maxed out like a top-10 NBA player, the Suns locking Scola in for three years at just over $4 million per deserves a standing ovation. After Scola was amnestied by the Houston Rockets, each of the NBA's teams entered a blind auction...
The Phoenix Suns are undergoing a drastic facelift. Actually, they’re going with the facelift, tummy tuck, liposuction on the arms and throwing in a boob job.After letting their 2-time MVP point guard Steve Nash go to the Lakers, the Suns have been throwing around money to bring in some replacements.
They’ve already signed Michael Beasley and Goran Dragic. They lost the contest...
Lot's of buzz in the cyberworld today.
We'll start with this: Grant Hill is joining Steve Nash in Los Angeles, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!Sports. But not with the Lakers.
Hill is in the process of signing with the Clippers. We get the feeling that Suns' fans will be able to swallow that one a lot easier than the alternative.
Ronnie Price spent the 11-12 season with the Suns.
The Big Show, John Cena, Chris Jericho and The Miz battle as the briefcase hangs above the ring.
Phoenix is not widely known for many things; dry heat, golf, Steve Nash and Spring Training. But it may be time to add one very important item to that list: WWE Pay-Per-Views. Five times the Valley of the Sun has hosted a marquee WWE event, including SummerSlam in 2003 and the biggest...
The Suns placed a winning amnesty bid for Luis Scola at three-years, $13.5 million.
Grant Hill is the second oldest player in the NBA, but that has not stopped teams from pursing the free agent.
The Los Angeles Clippers are the latest team interested in signing Hill to be a backup small forward. Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro met with Hill on Sunday in Las Vegas to gauge his interest in playing in Los Angeles.
According to Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times...
The Clippers haveapparently added another important piece to their roster for next season,reportedly agreeing with small forward Grant Hill on a deal.
Yahoo! Sports reportedthat Hill, 39, will sign a two-year contract.
The Clippers haveseveral options to acquire Hill, either through a sign-and-trade with thePhoenix Suns or by using its bi-annual exception, according to reports...
Continuing the trend of players hopping around the NBA’s Pacific Division, it looks like Phoenix Suns veteran guard Grant Hill will be signing with the Los Angeles Clippers.
The terms of the contract are still being worked out but it looks like Hill will sign a two-year deal with the Clips. Hill will be turning 40 before next season starts but he can still be a big help off the...
Veteran free agent forward Grant Hill has reportedly agreed to terms to join the Los Angeles Clippers, according to reports from Y! Sports. Terms of the agreement are still being finalized. Hill, who will be 40 in October, revived his career with the Phoenix Suns after foot injuries cost him the better portion of four of [...]
The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Phoenix Suns 89-74 on Tuesday night. The Suns were led by forward Markieff Morris who had a double double with 24 points and 17 rebounds. He also had 6 blocked shots and was the best player on the court for the second straight game this summer. The Suns have to [...]
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