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RazzWired: The Man With 3 Names

Wazzup Razzball nation!  Nope, I'm not going to lead off the article with the title, so you're just going to have to keep reading!  Before I get to my favorite dude with 3 names, I'd like to address the situation in the desert.  Archie Goodwin, Devin Booker, P.J. Tucker, Markieff Morris, and Alex Len all need to be owned.  Odds are, many of them aren't on the wire in your league...
Via Razzball Basketball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Does it make sense for Raptors to pursue P.J. Tucker, Markieff Morris?

Toronto (33-16) has the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, just three games back of Cleveland. Is a trade needed, however, to maintain similar success moving forward?ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports Toronto is one of the teams interested in trading for Phoenix's P.J. Tucker before the February 18th trade deadline. Stein adds the Raptors are also interested in trading for...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors reportedly interested in Markieff Morris, P.J. Tucker

Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri appears to be circling the dire basketball situation in Phoenix like a hungry vulture. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Wednesday, Toronto is expressing trade interest in a pair of Suns ahead of the mid-February deadline: forwards Markieff Morris and P.J. Tucker. ESPN sources say Toronto is among the teams expressing trade interest...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors target Suns' Morris; Phoenix a 'lock' to make trade

Markieff Morris and the Phoenix Suns have had a rocky relationship ever since the organization shipped the 26-year-old's twin brother, Marcus, out of town. With their season in serious turmoil and the trade deadline right around the corner, it's only a matter of time before both parties part ways.Here's some good news, Phoenix! The Toronto Raptors may have interest in taking Morris—and...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors show trade interest in Suns’ P.J. Tucker

The Phoenix Suns remain one of the hottest items in NBA trade deadline rumblings these days after a coaching change and with names such as Markieff Morris and Tyson Chandler floating around. One name that hasn’t come up until now, though, is small forward P.J. Tucker, who would have some obvious value if the right team came calling. By the sounds of it, the right team might be...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Interested In Trading For P.J. Tucker

The Toronto Raptors are interested in P.J. Tucker of the Phoenix Suns. Tucker will be a free agent in 2017. The Suns are likely to see a quality draft pick for Tucker.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Interested In Upgrading Wing Position At Deadline

The Oklahoma City Thunder have shown interest on the trade market for available wings. Courtney Lee or P.J. Tucker would represent upgrades at the position for the Thunder. Trade talks have not progressed to the serious stage yet for the Thunder. Oklahoma City isn't yet sure who will play down the stretch amongst Andre Roberson, Dion Waiters, Cameron Payne, Kyle Singler and Anthony Morrow.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodwin beats buzzer to lift Suns past Hawks

PHOENIX -- Archie Goodwin wanted the ball, even if it wasn't supposed to be his.Goodwin nixed Phoenix's designed play and hit a 3-pointer from atop the arc with 0.1 seconds left to help the Suns beat the Atlanta Hawks 98-95 on Saturday night and end a six-game losing streak."The play was originally drawn up for Alex (Len) to come off and shoot the 3, but I wasn't going to let him...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodwin hits 3 with 0.1 seconds left, Suns beat Hawks 98-95

PHOENIX (AP) Archie Goodwin hit a 3-pointer from atop the arc with 0.1 seconds left and the Phoenix Suns beat the Atlanta Hawks 98-95 on Saturday night to end a six-game losing streak. Goodwin led the Suns with 24 points, and Phoenix won for the second time in 17 games. Tyson Chandler tied a Suns record with 27 rebounds, including 17 in the first half, and also had 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Suns Preview

Outside of two lengthy winning streaks, the Atlanta Hawks have been up and down this season. The Phoenix Suns have been trying to get up since late December. The Hawks look to end their struggles away from home Saturday night when they face the injury depleted Suns, who are trying to shake off their worst stretch in nearly four decades. Atlanta (26-18) has followed a six-game...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Tucker leaves game with chest contusion

PHOENIX (AP) Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker left early in Thursday's game against the San Antonio Spurs with a chest bruise and will not return. Tucker, who started, was hurt when San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard collided with him on a drive and sent Tucker sprawling to the court. Tucker left the game with 5:57 left in the first quarter and didn't return for the rest of the half...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns set to face motivated Celtics' Thomas

Isaiah Thomas is riding the most prolific scoring stretch of his career as he faces the team that gave up on him last year.There's a good chance he'll stay highly productive Friday night considering the Phoenix Suns have been awful defensively, especially on the road, and they provide the Boston Celtics a great shot to piece together back-to-back wins before leaving town again.Thomas...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Star Kasey Kahne Attends Phoenix Suns Game

Driver exchanges jerseys with P.J. Tucker, participates in “Twitter Takeover” to promote Good Sam 500 PHOENIX – NASCAR star Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Great Clips Chevy SS for Hendrick Motorsports, attendedWednesday’s Phoenix Suns home game versus theCharlotte Hornets at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Kahne was in the Phoenix area to promote the start of the 2016 NASCAR...
Via On Pit Road
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns' losing streak hits 7 after hard-fought loss to Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City got a stiff challenge from feisty Phoenix before Russell Westbrook put the sliding Suns away. Westbrook had 36 points and 12 assists, and the Thunder beat Phoenix 110-106 on Thursday night for the Suns' seventh straight loss. Kevin Durant scored 23 points for Oklahoma City, which has won three straight and 12 of 14. Westbrook also had five steals and...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Westbrook leads Thunder to victory over Suns

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook had 36 points and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Phoenix 110-106 on Thursday night for the Suns' seventh straight loss. Kevin Durant scored 23 points for Oklahoma City, which has won three straight and 12 of 14. Westbrook also had five steals and blocked a shot. The Suns had six players score in double figures. T.J. Warren had...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

RazzWired: Tragedy In The Desert

With the season-ending injury to Bledsoe, all guards in Phoenix get a boost.  I'd look at them in the order of Booker and then Warren, based on how the minutes have played out so far.  It's also worth mentioning that PJ Tucker has been getting big minutes of late, and although his usage rate is low, the amount of playing time may dictate a pickup.  Unfortunately, none of these...
Via Razzball Basketball
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight after move to bench: 'I'm just here to play basketball'

The Phoenix Suns have struggled to find consistency in their lineups to this point in the season, so head coach Jeff Hornacek swapped out two of his starters in advance of Monday's contest in Utah against the Jazz.Brandon Knight and P.J. Tucker were out, and Devin Booker and T.J. Warren were in. The changes had a negative impact, at least in the short term. But after Utah's 110...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker: Teams think Suns will 'do something dumb' to let them win

The Suns have suffered more than their fair share of tough losses this season, with Sunday's against the Bucks being merely the latest example.Phoenix blew a 15-point second half lead at home, and Tyson Chandler, who was signed in the offseason to be the team's anchor on defense, allowed Greg Monroe to score the go-ahead points while matched up on him defensively.P.J. Tucker is among...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 'Inaccurate' to say Pelicans are shopping Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson's name will be mentioned in plenty of trade rumors this season, for a couple of reasons. The first is that the Pelicans aren't very good, and could use a talent upgrade at multiple positions.But the second might be the reason a deal actually gets done.Anderson will be an unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of the upcoming season, and with the salary cap set to...
Via Fox Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker played in Nike Air Yeezy 2s last night

P.J. Tucker has one of the most impressive sneaker collections in the NBA, and in Thursday night's win over the Clippers, he stunted in one of the rarest pairs possible.Tucker wore the "Pure Platinum" colorway of the Nike Air Yeezy 2s, which isn't exactly known for its on-court performance. Nate Robinson played in them a couple of years ago, but no other player had dared to do so...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Won Media Day

NBA Media Day is a highlight of the basketball calendar for many reasons. Beyond marking the return of basketball to our lives, the event is usually the first chance for fans to see free agent signings or trade acquisitions in their new uniforms. There’s a buzz of optimism in the air that can even make Sacramento Kings fans excited about their team’s prospects. While there...
Via The Sports Daily
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris believes he should’ve started over P.J. Tucker last season

The saga between the Phoenix Suns and the Morris brothers is still going strong as teams are getting ready for the NBA season. Marcus Morris has been pretty quiet since he was traded to the Detroit Pistons in the off-season. While Marcus didn’t agree with the move, we all thought that he had moved on. But some comments he made a few days ago about a former teammate has him in the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns' P.J. Tucker hosts back-to-school party in his hometown

These days, he's a member of the Phoenix Suns. A number of years ago, he chose to attend the University of Texas in Austin. But for P.J. Tucker, Raleigh, North Carolina will always be home. And over the weekend, he and North Carolina Central University basketball coach Levelle Moton hosted a back-to-school function and community party at the Raleigh Boys and Girls Club."We wanted...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas accused of academic impropriety under Rick Barnes

Though he’s now with the Tennessee Volunteers, Rick Barnes coached the Texas Longhorns for 17 years. Those years were very up and down, and now they could be heading more into down territory. Per a report from Brad Wolverton of the Chronicle of Higher Education, there was alleged academic impropriety while Barnes was in Austin, specifically with players P.J. Tucker, Martez Walker...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2014/15 Suns Recap: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: P.J. Tucker

PHOENIX, AZ – JANUARY 23: P.J. Tucker #17 of the Phoenix Suns reacts during the NBA game against the Houston Rockets at US Airways Center on January 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Rockets defeated the Suns 113-111. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   Another Phoenix Suns season has come to a close, prematurely once more.  Time to debrief and recap how all 14 players...
Via A Dry Heat
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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