Phoenix Suns: 5 Keys To T.J. Warren’s Rookie Season

With the 14th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns selected the 20-year-old T.J. Warren out of North Carolina State. One of the most prolific scorers in the NCAA last season, Warren averaged 24.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game while shooting 52.6 percent from the field. As a bit of […] Phoenix Suns: 5 Keys To T.J. Warren’s Rookie Season - Hoops Habit - Hoops...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

The Suns have risen in the West. If only the Suns rose in the Eastern Conference, then last year could have ended so much differently. Yet here we are after Phoenix landed 9th in the rigorous Western Conference with a record that would have been good for a tie for third in the somewhat downtrodden East. It’s a tough break for a team that was expected to flounder, and yet somehow...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers offered Hibbert to Suns for Dragic

The Indiana Pacers have been looking to do two things in particular this offseason, trade Roy Hibbert and acquire a better starting point guard. According to a report, the Pacers offered the Phoenix Suns Roy Hibbert, Chris Copeland and cash in exchange for point guard Goran Dragic. Phoenix quickly turned the offer from Indiana down, according to the report, but it shows that the...
Via Sports-Glory
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns sign first-round picks Warren, Ennis

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns signed first-round draft picks T.J. Warren and Tyler Ennis on Friday. Warren, a 6-foot-8 forward selected 14th overall, was the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year last season for North Carolina State, averaging 24.9 points and 7.1 rebounds. He led the Suns in scoring in the Summer League in Las Vegas with a 17.8 average. Ennis, a 6-3 guard...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie peers rate Warren, Ennis, Gordon

Phoenix Suns rookie T.J. Warren is described as a "jack of all trades, master of none." Tyler Ennis, the Suns' second-round pick, has one skill better than any other NBA rookie. And Aaron Gordon is pegged as the athletic, defensive ace that we all saw from his one season with the Arizona Wildcats. Those are results from an NBA.com survey of 38 rookies, who dished on...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns’ P.J. Tucker gets 3-day jail term for ‘super extreme’ DUI

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker will serve three days in jail and 11 days of home detention after pleading guilty to “super extreme” driving under the influence on Monday. Tucker was arrested May 10 in Scottsdale and had a blood alcohol level of .22. “I would like to express my gratitude to the people of Phoenix for their love and support during my time as a Phoenix Sun,...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Phoenix Suns: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Sign-and-Traded for Isaiah Thomas Signed Anthony Tolliver Drafted TJ Warren, Tyler Ennis, and Bogdan Bogdanovic Strongest: Signing Isaiah Thomas After bids for superstars like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony fell through, it was thought that the Suns would move to...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Phoenix Suns: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… A season removed from a surprisingly successful season , the Phoenix Suns are looking to get into the playoffs with their recent roster additions. The additions of Isaiah Thomas, Anthony Tolliver, and rookie T.J. Warren should help that objective, but a question remains: Who should be in...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

McDonough, Suns Impressed with Warren

When Phoenix took T.J. Warren with the 14th overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, they’d hoped what he’d done in college would carry over. All the evidence suggested he would. His sophomore year scoring (24.9 ppg) was backed up by efficiency (52.5 FG%). The manner in which he scored wasn’t the cookie-cutter variety so often seen from young prospects. His moves weren’t...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel may have the most immediate impact of any rookie

Check out the full article from Philly.com here.--The 2014 NBA Draft was one of the most highly-hyped in recent memory. By all accounts, the draft contained tons of talent, and it is expected to provide the NBA with at least a few future all-stars. It is difficult to evaluate a draft class prior to the start of the inaugural season, but if the Summer League showings over the past...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren makes stellar impression with Summer League Suns

PHOENIX -- In 2013, what happened for the Suns in Vegas didn't stay there. And that was a good thing. The rise of the Morris twins in the NBA Summer League continued in Phoenix, and P.J. Tucker went directly from The Strip to the Suns' starting lineup. Things were more forgettable this season, although it's unwise to go all-in on anything that happens while working against...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns end Summer League play with blowout loss to Mavericks

The Phoenix Suns ended their stay in the NBA Summer League with an 88-62 loss to the Dallas Mavericks at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. The Suns finished with a 2-3 record after dropping their last two games. The Suns started fast, jumping out to an 11-1 lead, but the Mavericks began taking control in the second quarter and pulled away by scoring 16 consecutive points --...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Recap 7/16/14: Vegas Summer League Day 6

(Photo Credit via Moyan Brenn) The Scores:                                                                                                                                          Minnesota Timberwolves 86 @ Phoenix Suns 77 Timberwolves: -Gorgui Dieng — 13 points / 6-13 FGM-A / 19 rebounds / 2 steals -Zach...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren shines again but Suns fall

T.J. Warren scored 26 points but it wasn't enough for the Suns in an 86-77 loss to Minnesota in the Las Vegas Summer League. Warren led all scorers and Elias Harris added 16 points while Miles Plumlee posted his second straight double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds (and three blocks). Not counting Sunday's game that Warren left early with a cut near his eye, the Suns...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren shines again but Suns fall

T.J. Warren scored 26 points but it wasn't enough for the Suns in an 86-77 loss to Minnesota in the Las Vegas Summer League. Warren led all scorers and Elias Harris added 16 points while Miles Plumlee posted his second straight double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds (and three blocks). Not counting Sunday's game that Warren left early with a cut near his eye, the Suns...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NBASL GM5: JV Team Takes A Loss

The 76ers brass decided last night to sit Nerlens Noel and with K.J. McDaniels  out because of injury (left ankle sprain), the Summer Sixers reserves got their chance to shine last night.  Unfortunately those members on the roster shot a combined 36% from three and allowed Suns 1st round pick TJ Warren  to post a double-double (28 points and 11 rebs) in a  97-88 Suns Phoenix...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns' Warren pours in 28 in summer league game

Phoenix Suns' first-round pick T.J. Warren, playing his second full game in the NBA Summer League, scored 28 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in a 97-88 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday in Las Vegas. Warren, the 14th overall selection in June's draft, was coming back from a seven-minute performance on Sunday, when he needed four stitches after taking an elbow above...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Summer League: Phoenix Suns

T.J. Warren, Archie Goodwin, and Seth Curry have had strong games thus far for Phoenix. The Phoenix Suns Las Vegas Summer League kicked off their summer circuit Saturday night against a Golden State Warriors squad that had not lost in Vegas since 2010. That trend continued as the Suns fell 72-74 before squaring off with the Milwaukee Bucks and Jabari Parker in their second game...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rookies who will have a surprising impact in 2014

TJ Warren, Phoenix SunsA lot of people don’t know about TJ Warren but this guy can put the ball in the basket.  Warren was the second best scorer in college basketball behind Doug McDermott.  He averaged 25 points per game and is exactly what the Suns need .  The Suns need a wing scorer and they got just that.  Warren will have a great chance to challenge Gerald Green for the...
Via TopSportsReport
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren shines as Suns lose summer opener

T.J. Warren scored 22 points in 24 minutes in his professional debut and Archie Goodwin added 17 points but the Suns lost their Las Vegas Summer League opener on Saturday, 74-72 to Golden State. Warren, the Suns first-round pick in last month's draft after he led the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring, was 10 of 16 from the field and made both his free throw attempts. Miles...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bogdanovic delaying his NBA debut

(Photo credit: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images) The Phoenix Suns had three first round selections in the 2014 NBA Draft picking forward T.J. Warren, guard Tyler Ennis and the 27th overall pick, on Serbian guard Bogdan Bogdanovic. He is the first of the three picks to sign a contract, but not with the Suns. Bogdanovic, 21, played last season for Partizan Belgrade and averaged almost...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns all set to start summer league play

  The official roster was announced for the 2014 Phoenix Suns summer league team and it looks like a great one. Last years first round picks Archie Goodwin and Alex Len headline the roster as well as starting center Miles Plumlee, guard Dionte Christmas and this years first rounders T.J. Warren and Tyler Ennis. Another pair of picks in Alec Brown and Alex Oriakhi, second rounders...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Goran Dragic- Dragic was an outstanding player last year. He just broke out into a good NBA player which is not good because he is near the end of his prime, at 28 years old.Shooting Guard Gerald Green- Green was a great player last year. He had to carry this Suns team for a long time last year. He will be good for this team next year.Small Forward TJ Warren- Warren is...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Three draft picks highlight summer league roster

PHOENIX -- The Suns' 12-man Las Vegas summer league roster is highlighted by 2014 first-round draft picks T.J. Warren and Tyler Ennis, along with second-round selection Alec Brown and Suns players Miles Plumlee, Alex Len, Archie Goodwin and Dionte Christmas. Also signed for the summer is former Duke standout Seth Curry and former Gonzaga point guard David Stockton, son of Hall...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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