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Rookies Bring Talent, Intrigue to 2016-17 Phoenix Suns

The youth movement is underway for the Phoenix Suns, and the 2016 draft class is a major factor in the team’s ongoing rebuild. Going in with three first round picks, the Phoenix Suns ended up drafting 7 foot 1 inch Dragan Bender fourth overall, athletic combo-forward Marquese Chriss eighth overall and diminutive point guard Tyler Ulis […] Rookies Bring Talent, Intrigue to 2016...
Via Valley of the Suns
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns You Should Own In Fantasy Basketball: Part 2

Here is where it gets more competitive. In our previous article we discussed some Phoenix Suns to keep an eye on, but maybe not own in your fantasy basketball league. In this second part of our three-piece Phoenix Suns‘ fantasy breakdown, these are some guys you will have to draft, not just look out for on […] The Phoenix Suns You Should Own In Fantasy Basketball: Part 2 - Valley...
Via Valley of the Suns
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker growing into leadership role with Suns

PHOENIX -- A month ago, LeBron James was asked on a podcast to name an under-the-radar "promising young gun" in the NBA.He named Devin Booker, predicting the 19-year-old Phoenix Suns guard will be "a really, really, really All-Star player in this league.""It just means I'm on the right path," Booker said Monday at the Suns' media day. "I know I still have a long way to go, but to...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Week in Phoenix Suns’ History – September 26 – October 2

The Phoenix Suns are one of the most historic organizations in the NBA. How they’ve become this storied franchise is something that takes years to breakdown. Here is this week in Phoenix Suns’ history. September 26 – October 2 September 26, 1968 – Suns Win First Ever Preseason Game – On a date that has […] This Week in Phoenix Suns’ History – September 26 – October...
Via Valley of the Suns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns talk on Drive-and-Dish Podcast

The guys on the Drive and Dish Podcast were kind enough to invite me on the pod. In case you’re jonesing for some Phoenix Suns season preview type talk, listen to me talk to the guys for more than 30 minutes about the Suns last weekend. We talk about Who will start - Brandon Knight or Devin Booker? Will Booker be an All-Star? Will Booker play any small forward? What’s...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
2 days ago

SunsRank: Ranking the best Phoenix Suns players for 2016-17

The Bright Side staff present to you our preseason SunsRank, ranking each player on the roster from best to worst. It’s a football Sunday, so I know you are not in the mood to spend the whole day thinking and talking about the Phoenix Suns. Today, we are just going to drop a bunch of collective group-think on you and let you react. I asked the BSotS writing team to rank each...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
2 days ago

Suns forward P.J. Tucker has surgery on lower back

PHOENIX (AP) Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker had surgery on his lower back Thursday and is expected to be out six to eight weeks. Dr. Dennis Crandall performed the microdiscectomy procedure. Tucker averaged 8.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.3 steals in 82 games last season.
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake wears Devin Booker jersey during concert in Phoenix

Performing in front of a packed crowd in Phoenix on Tuesday night, hip-hop deity Drake decided to throw the local fans a bone. The Champagne Papi played the Talking Stick Resort Arena as the latest stop on his “Summer Sixteen Tour” with Future and did so while sporting a jersey of the Suns’ own Devin Booker. Needless to say, Booker appreciated the love. My brotha. @Drake...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker: Not Perfect, But Always Looking to Improve

Discounting Steve Nash’s last shebang back in 2009-10, there hasn’t been a darker start to a decade in Suns history. Still, P.J. Tucker is doing his part to keep the torch lit for Phoenix. In all four years with the franchise, Tucker has won the Dan Majerle Hustle Award. A diamond in the rough who can contain anyone on the floor at positions 1-4, he is arguably the most underrated...
Via The Lottery Mafia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Does A Smart Offseason Mean The Playoffs?

After being aggressive in recent years and seeing it fail to pay off, the Phoenix Suns’ front office went the more subtle route, drafting players and adding locker-room vets via free agency. What grades did they earn with their moves this offseason? No team wants to go through a rebuild, but for every team that doesn’t wear “Spurs” emblazoned on their chest, rebuilds are...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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