PHOENIX SUNS NEWS

Goodwin, Suns finish on high note

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams. The Suns outscored the Kings 33-25 in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak. Goodwin, a rookie guard with little playing time this season, made a jumper to put...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns prove it is okay to be mediocre

(Credit: SoleCollector.com) In the year of the tank, the Phoenix Suns are showing the rest of the NBA that it is okay to be average. In a draft that’s touted as the best in a decade, teams were okay with losing this season to help the future of their franchise. A handful of teams were clearly not attempting to put a winning basketball team together (Bucks, 76ers, Celtics, etc)...
Via Pass The Pill
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye wants to discuss extension with Suns

The Phoenix Suns surprised the NBA world with a very good regular season, but came up just short of making the playoffs. One of the main reasons why was the resurgence of stretch power forward Channing Frye, who missed all of last season due to a heart problem. According to reports coming out of Phoenix, Frye would like to sit down and discuss a contract extension with the Suns this...
Via Sports-Glory
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye would love to work out an extension with the Suns

The Phoenix Suns have an incredibly bright future after this surprise season. While picked by most to be near the bottom of the league in a rebuilding year, the Suns dazzled us all season with a fun style of play and a regular season that fell just short of making the playoffs. They don't have a lot of long-term money committed to their salary cap and will have a lot of decisions...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe has great comeback for fan trolling him on Twitter

Any athlete who chooses to be on social media knows full well that they're likely to face criticizing from time to time. It's how they deal with this criticism that matters though.Let's take Eric Bledsoe for example. The Phoenix Suns guard is averaging 18 points and 5.5 assists per game this season. So it's safe to say he's been a pretty productive player.These...
Via Bush League Chronicle
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye Hopes To Discuss Extension With Suns

Channing Frye has a $6.8 million player option for next season and would like to negotiate a contract extension. Frye averaged 11.2 points and 5.1 rebounds this season on 43.3 percent shooting, including 37.1 percent on 3s. "I want to talk to the Suns and make sure we're both on the same page about what I want," Frye said. "I'd love to stay here. It'...
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Goran Dragic will miss season finale on Wednesday

The Phoenix Suns enter the final game of the season on Wednesday night having lost their last three games. At 47-34, the Suns are officially eliminated from playoff contention and will finish in third place in the Pacific Division. The Suns will play without leading scorer Goran Dragic due to an ankle injury. Keith Allison  via Wikimedia CommonsRotoworld.com reported that Dragic...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns spots: 5 speed bumps on express lane to playoffs

PHOENIX -- Now that the Suns have secured the Western Conference's ninth seed, let's look at some of the reasons why they're also a near lock for the 14th seed in the draft lottery. NO BIG STARS IN PHOENIX SKY Although Goran Dragic made a strong case for All-Star inclusion and Eric Bledsoe took a few star turns, the Suns don't have an elite player. And the national...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe Firse Back to Twitter Troll With a Classic: Yo Mama.

Social media is awesome. It lets keep in touch with friends in other states, get back in touch with them, and most of all it is an opportunity to communicate with celebrities that was not available otherwise. That means we get to tell them what we think whether they like it or not. Some folks like to say negative crap just because they can; you know what I'm talking about--the...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns-Kings Preview

Less than a week ago, it appeared the regular-season finale would be critical to the Phoenix Suns. Instead, after losing to the two teams they were battling for a playoff spot, it means virtually nothing.
Via FOXSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Suns playoff dreams set

One of the best stories in the NBA came to a shocking and disappointing close Monday night in Phoenix. In a battle that had a direct bearing on the eighth seed in the Western Conference, the final Playoff spot remaining to be set, the Suns fell short against a team they have struggled with all year. The Grizzlies left no doubt in bulldozing through the Suns in the final moments of...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Suns playoff dreams set

One of the best stories in the NBA came to a shocking and disappointing close Monday night in Phoenix. In a battle that had a direct bearing on the eighth seed in the Western Conference, the final Playoff spot remaining to be set, the Suns fell short against a team they have struggled with all year. The Grizzlies left no doubt in bulldozing through the Suns in the final moments of...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Surprised The Hell Out An 8-Year Old In The Best Way

Via YouTube It has been a while since we’ve seen a video of a sports team reuniting a child or family with a loved one that has been deployed in Afghanistan, so let’s see if such a video still has the same effect… YUP, sure does. The Phoenix Suns brought 8-year old Logan Bledsoe to the court during last night’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, but he wasn’t shedding tears...
Via With Leather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe tweets ‘Yo Mama’ to fan after worst player tweet

Sadly for the Phoenix Suns last night, they were eliminated for the Western Conference playoffs with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. After the game came to a conclusion, one angry Twitter user by the name of MEdwardsILP decided to send some Twitter hate in the direction of Bledsoe by calling him the worst player in the league in “all caps”. Bledsoe has the perfect response to...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Lock Up Playoff Berth With 97-91 Win Over Suns

At the beginning of the season, it seemed a given. Twenty five games later, it seemed impossible. At the All-Star Break, fans were cautiously optimistic and as recently as last week, it still seemed iffy. But now it is inevitable: The Memphis Grizzlies will be in the playoffs for the fourth straight season! Memphis continued their great play of late with a yet another closer-than...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe has great response for Twitter hater

The Phoenix Suns were eliminated from the playoffs on Monday night with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Having to sit out the postseason must be particularly disappointing for a guy like Eric Bledsoe, who was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers last offseason. Being shipped to a bad team is never fun. Bledsoe had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns’ Eric Bledsoe Tweets “Yo Mama” To Troll

The Phoenix Suns exceeded everyone’s expectations this season. Many national pundits predicted this team to win no more than 25 games. Well, Phoenix has won 47 games with one more to go. On the flip side however, they were eliminated from playoff contention after a heartbreaking 97-91 loss to Memphis last night. Eric Bledsoe didn’t have one of his better games. He only scored...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Despite Missing Playoffs, Team’s Future is Bright

The Phoenix Suns needed to beat the Memphis Grizzlies last night keep their playoff hopes alive. Unfortunately for Phoenix, the Grizzlies jumped out to a 10-point first quarter lead and never let up, eventually winning 97-91. With the win, Memphis clinched the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. For Phoenix, it’s the fourth straight season without a playoff appearance...
Via Standing O Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Downer for Suns seems only temporary

PHOENIX -- A severe level of disappointment was not supposed to attach itself to the 81st game of the Suns' season. By the time they reached Monday's date with the Memphis Grizzlies, a 97-91 defeat should have been accepted for its enhancement of their draft positioning. But this third consecutive loss dropped Phoenix to a still-impossible-to-dismiss 47-34 record, officially...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' doomed by inexperience down the stretch

PHOENIX -- For most of the season, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek emphasized a three-games-at-a-time approach. In the end, it was a three-game stretch that buried the Suns. Monday's 97-91 loss to the Grizzlies provided the disappointing punctuation to a surprise season and capped a revealing three-game losing streak that eliminated the Suns from playoff contention. "These last...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe Hilariously Tweets Back At Fan Calling Him ‘Worst Player In NBA’

Not sure why he even gave this “fan” the time of day, but Eric Bledsoe had a very funny response when referred to as “the worst player in the NBA” after the Suns lost to the Grizzlies Monday night which also eliminated them from the playoffs. Yo mama RT @MEdwardsILP: @EBled2 YOU’RE THE WORST PLAYER IN THE NBA — Eric Bledsoe (@EBled2) April 15, 2014 The post Eric Bledsoe...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker wins Suns Majerle Hustle Award

(Photo via suns.com) Before the Suns’ huge showdown against the Memphis Grizzlies, Suns forward P.J. Tucker was presented with the 2013-2014 Majerle Hustle Award at US Airways Center. The award is presented to the Suns player that most displays the kind of hustle and heart that Suns legend Dan Majerle did in his playing days. Tucker also won the award last year, making him the...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe Shuts Down Twitter Troll With Yo Mama Joke

  Yo mama RT @MEdwardsILP: @EBled2 YOU’RE THE WORST PLAYER IN THE NBA — Eric Bledsoe (@EBled2) April 15, 2014   Eric Bledsoe: 1, fan: 0. After the Phoenix Suns were officially eliminated from the playoffs, one disgruntled fan took to Twitter to air their frustration with the rising star. Bledsoe could have taken the high road, but instead he decided to respond to criticism...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green compares losing finger to Terminator 2 scene

One of the feel good stories of the 2013-14 NBA season is the resurgence of Phoenix Suns forward Gerald Green. Green who bounced around the league for the last four seasons seems to have found a home in the Valley of the Sun and considering he only has nine fingers, it’s impressive to say the least. Recently, Green sat down Paul Coro of Arizona Central to talk about his season...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five players the Suns should target

The Phoenix Suns have done it. They’ve surpassed all expectations, and are currently clawing their way into what could be an early first-round exit from the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Suns’ fans will probably tell me that I’m crazy, or that I’m being pessimistic, but the likelihood of them knocking off the Spurs in the first round is slim-to-none. As I write this, the Suns sit in...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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