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New Generals in Town

How will newly acquired point guards like Goran Dragic fare with their new teams? Just minutes before this season’s trade deadline, the Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers dropped one of the biggest bombs of the year. In a massive three-team deal, the Bucks received Michael Carter-Williams from the Sixers as well as Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee from the Suns...
Via The Lottery Mafia
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Suns-Nets Preview

While Brandon Knight seeks to build on his best scoring performance since coming to Phoenix, the Suns try to boost their playoff hopes Friday night by dealing a blow to the Brooklyn Nets' chances. The Suns got the high-scoring Knight from Milwaukee in a three-team deal Feb. 19, and he had a combined 39 points in his first two starts with his new team before briefly losing his shooting...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns burn Magic with second-half surge

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Brandon Knight had 28 points and seven assists in his best game for Phoenix, and the Suns overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 105-100 on Wednesday night. Markief Morris added 23 points and six rebounds, and P.J. Tucker scored all 19 of his points in the second half to help Phoenix snap a two-game skid and improve to 4-10 in its last 14. The Suns...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns have big 3rd-quarter rally, beat Magic 105-100

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Brandon Knight had 28 points and seven assists in his best game for Phoenix, and the Suns overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 105-100 on Wednesday night. Markief Morris added 23 points and six rebounds, and P.J. Tucker scored all 19 of his points in the second half to help Phoenix snap a two-game skid and improve to 4-10 in its last 14. The Suns...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic fall behind in 3rd, can't catch back up to Suns

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Brandon Knight had 28 points and seven assists in his best game for Phoenix, and the Suns overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 105-100 on Wednesday night. Markief Morris added 23 points and six rebounds, and P.J. Tucker scored all 19 of his points in the second half to help Phoenix snap a two-game skid and improve to 4-10 in its last 14. The...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic 3rd Quarter Collapse Stands Out in Loss Against Phoenix

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Despite a fantastically played first half, the Orlando Magic got doubled up 34-17 in the third period and lost 105-100 to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. Another disappointing home defeat as Orlando is now 9-21 at Amway Center. Orlando lost the turnover battle 21-19 as Phoenix had the 18-12 fast break points advantage. Victor...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Phoenix Suns at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Phoenix Suns have been struggling for more than a month, and their deadline trades haven't helped matters. They hope Wednesday night's matchup with the offensively challenged Orlando Magic can help them get back on track, though they've come up short in recent opportunities on the road against lesser competition...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns-Magic Preview

The Phoenix Suns have been struggling for more than a month, and their deadline trades haven't helped matters. They hope Wednesday night's matchup with the offensively challenged Orlando Magic can help them get back on track, though they've come up short in recent opportunities on the road against lesser competition. Phoenix (31-30) continues to slip in the standings, falling to...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Brandon Knight’s Free Agent Status

(Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… With the NBA salary cap poised to skyrocket, several free agents around the league are going to be asking for more money than the outside world might think they are worth.   New Suns guard Brandon Knight is one of many candidates to become a very rich man come summer. Knight will...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets fall to Suns, take 8th straight home loss as injuries pile up

  Brandon Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix Suns snap a five-game losing streak with a 110-96 victory over the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe added 18 points for the Suns, who had six players score in double figures as they ended a seven-game road skid. The Suns grabbed 65 rebounds, most in the NBA this season...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knight helps Suns take down Nuggets, end five-game skid

DENVER -- Brandon Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix Suns snap a five-game losing streak with a 110-96 victory over the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe added 18 points for the Suns, who had six players score in double figures as they ended a seven-game road skid. The Suns grabbed 65 rebounds, most in the NBA this...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns end 5-game skid with 110-96 win over Nuggets

DENVER (AP) Brandon Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix Suns snap a five-game losing streak with a 110-96 victory over the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe added 18 points for the Suns, who had six players score in double figures as they ended a seven-game road skid. The Suns grabbed 65 rebounds, most in the NBA...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knight helps Suns take down Nuggets, end five-game skid

DENVER -- Brandon Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix Suns snap a five-game losing streak with a 110-96 victory over the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe added 18 points for the Suns, who had six players score in double figures as they ended a seven-game road skid. The Suns grabbed 65 rebounds, most in the NBA this...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Thunder extend winning streak on the road?

We're about to find out if this newfound chemistry will work on a road trip. The Thunder are a perfect 4-0 since the All-Star break, have won seven in a row overall, but haven't been on an extended road trip since a five-game trip Jan 18-25.  Starting Thursday, OKC will begin a three-game, West Coast road trip against ninth-place Phoenix and then at fourth-place Portland before...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Were Planning On Pursuing Brandon Knight In Free Agency

The Phoenix Suns were prepared to "go after (Brandon Knight) hard" in the offseason before trading for him at the deadline. Knight will be a restricted free agent and their chances of re-signing him are significantly higher than if they were to pursue him in the open market. The Suns traded the Los Angeles Lakers' future first round pick to acquire Knight. The Suns believe Knight...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game preview – Nuggets vs. Suns

One good thing about the Denver Nuggets matchup against the Phoenix Suns, one team’s losing streak will come to an end. The Nuggets are currently riding a two game losing streak (both losses were extremely embarrassing) while the Phoenix Suns have lost five straight. Both teams made huge deals right at the trade deadline, and the production of the either squad did not improve....
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns-Nuggets Preview

Not surprisingly, the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets have continued to stumble after shipping out key players at the trade deadline. Both teams are winless since those deals were made, leaving Phoenix at risk of falling to .500 for the first time in two months and Denver hoping to avoid its longest home losing streak in 17 years as they meet Wednesday night. The Nuggets (20-36)...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Seem To Think The Lakers Will Do Well In Free Agency This Summer

On Thursday, the Phoenix Suns traded the Lakers’ 2015 first-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-way trade involving Brandon Knight and Michael Carter-Williams. The pick, which the Suns acquired in the Steve Nash sign-and-trade back in 2012, is top-five protected this year and top-three protected in 2016. Some were surprised that the Suns gave up the Lakers’...
Via Lakerholicz.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns head to Denver looking to reverse fortunes vs. skidding Nuggets

Not surprisingly, the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets have continued to stumble after shipping out key players at the trade deadline. Both teams are winless since those deals were made, leaving Phoenix at risk of falling to .500 for the first time in two months and Denver hoping to avoid its longest home losing streak in 17 years as they meet Wednesday night. The Nuggets (20-36)...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Knight suiting up for Suns against Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) Brandon Knight is ready to suit up for the Phoenix Suns. Coach Jeff Hornacek says the newly acquired guard is coming off the bench against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. The 23-year-old Knight was leading the Bucks in scoring and was a catalyst behind Milwaukee's turnaround before Phoenix acquired him in a major overhaul Thursday at the trade deadline. That came...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks pull together without Knight to extend win streak

MILWAUKEE -- There was a common theme around the NBA on Friday night: Even the league's most talented teams struggled in their first game back after the extended All-Star break. Atlanta lost by 25 points at home, Chicago fell to a shorthanded Detroit team, while Portland scored just 76 points in an ugly loss to Utah. It was also a struggle for the Milwaukee Bucks in their first game...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns call Knight 'best player' in trades, take shot at Dragic

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns' top front office people reacted with indignation to Goran Dragic's parting shot at them and elation at their ability to replace him with Brandon Knight in the team's trading deadline frenzy. The Suns pulled off three trades, sending five players away in what was characterized as a move to reduce selfishness and improve the team's lagging chemistry. '...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley prepared Brandon Knight to join Suns

Jared Dudley played 4-1/2 seasons with the Suns -- after he was acquired in a trade from Charlotte -- so the Bucks guard on Thursday made it a point to talk to Brandon Knight, whom Milwaukee shipped to the Suns as part of a three-team trade amid Phoenix's flurry of deadline deals. From FOX Sports Wisconsin: Because he has played in Phoenix, Dudley spoke with Knight on Thursday....
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff-bound Bucks shocked at Knight trade, but ready to adjust

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The Milwaukee Bucks had just bussed back to their training facility from their open practice at Marquette University when they received quite the surprise. Brandon Knight was with his teammates in the locker room of the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin Training Center when he received word he was traded to the Phoenix Suns as part of a three-team trade that...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Deadline Impacts Fantasy Basketball Playoffs

Yesterday's NBA Trade Deadline was absolutely insane, and saw 12 trades involve 39 players!  Some of those players were important fantasy basketball players and there new teams schedules are a bit different over the final three weeks of the NBA season, also known as the fantasy basketball playoffs!@pinwheelempire Goran Dragic's fantasy value continues to grow moving from the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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