Found July 25, 2012 on For The Record Sports:
PLAYERS: Charles Barkley
TEAMS: Phoenix Suns
Long before the d-bags in Miami were rocking black uniforms and acting like jerks, Charles Barkley and the Phoenix Suns rocked the cleanest black jerseys in pro sports. (Shut up Raiders fans… you know I don’t speak hoodrat) broke the news that the Suns are bringing back the classic 90′s black uniforms that Barkley,

Phoenix Suns management continues underrated offseason

Names like Goran Dragic, Michael Beasley and Wesley Johnson weren’t going to grab the majority of the headlines. Not with “Steve Nash is a Laker” demanding all the attention. Take a closer look from the Suns’ point of view, however, and you’ll find something nearly as shocking as L.A.’s new No. 10. Phoenix’s management is playing it smart in the offseason. Gone is the...

Shannon Brown signs deal to return to Suns

PHOENIX As first reported last week, free-agent guard Shannon Brown is returning for a second season with the Suns. The team announced Brown's signing on Wednesday. He will compete with Jared Dudley and Wesley Johnson for time at the shooting guard position. Shannon was a valuable member of our team last season, especially during the second half of the season when we were...

Kendall Marshall improving each game

The fourth game for the Suns, and third for the former North Carolina Basketball player Kendall Marshall, was once again not the best performance for the team, but even if the stats definitely do not reflect it the rookie floor general seems to be improving each game. In a match up where the Phoenix Suns (1-3) lost to the NBA D-League Select (2-2) by fourteen points, with the final...

Scola's skill set on display in Olympic tuneup

An off-season look at a valued employee of the Phoenix Suns was as easy as watching NBA TV's broadcast of a Team USA exhibition game. But we were required to pay attention, of course, to the other team. Sunday's other team was Argentina, which showed up in Barcelona for this pre-Olympic friendly with recent Suns acquisition Luis Scola still working as its low-post henchman...

Charles Barkley says Jeremy Lin will be better than Tim Tebow

You knew that we wouldn't be able to get through a week without TNT analyst Charles Barkley commenting on Jeremy Lin's move to Houston.While at the American Century Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe, Barkley told the folks over at NFL Total Access that he thinks Lin will be better than Tebow:“I think Jeremy Lin is a good player. He’s going to have more success,” Barkley...

P.J. Tucker, Suns Agree To Two-Year Deal

The Suns will sign P.J. Tucker to a two-year contract with partial guarantees on the first year.

Hornets Trying To Acquire Robin Lopez

The Hornets are attempting to execute a sign-and-trade with the Suns for Robin Lopez.

Report: Lopez dealt in 3-team trade

A person familiar with negotiations says the Hornets, Suns and Timberwolves have agreed to a multiplayer deal sending 7-foot center Robin Lopez and forward Hakim Warrick from Phoenix to New Orleans, while moving forward Wesley Johnson and a first-round draft pick from Minnesota to Phoenix. The person told The Associated Press about the trade on condition of anonymity Wednesday because...

Video Of The Week- Fisher Decks Scola

This past weekend we finally saw some feistiness from Team USA. There were a few scuffles with the Argentina national team in what was supposed to be a “friendly” exhibition. One of the main enforcers for Argentina was none other than former Houston Rocket Luis Scola. Now, if Team USA wants to make Scola pay, there is one simple move they can make: pickup fullback point guard...

Kobe Bryant Sheds 16 Pounds to Help Old Man Knees Going Into Summer Olympics, Says He Enjoys Aging

It's not Charles Barkley's Weight Watchers, but Kobe Bryant is slimming down. Bryant told the Guardian that he lost 16 pounds coming into this summer's Olympic Games in an effort to help his aging knees -- and be prepared for next year's NBA Finals, which he's fully planning to be a part of. "With summer basketball leading directly into the season -- and...

Dream Team Still Defines Olympic Greatness

Eleven future Hall of Famers — Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Scottie Pippen, Patrick...
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