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Marcus Morris is blocking Suns fans on Twitter

When the Suns split up twin brothers Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris this summer, by sending Marcus to Detroit in a trade with the Pistons, he wasn't at all pleased.Marcus called it a "slap in the face" at the time, claiming he agreed to take less money on his contract in order to make sure he and his brother could play for the same team.Evidently, Suns fans haven't been too kind...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns make series of coaching, front-office moves

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek's coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front office as vice president of player relations. The Suns said Thursday that Bjorkgren will serve as assistant coach/player development coordinator, and that Watson and Gaines will be assistant...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns announce additions to coaching staff

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns announced several changes to their coaching staff, promoting Corey Gaines to assistant coach and adding Nate Bjorkgren as assistant coach/player development coordinator, Earl Watson as assistant coach and Jason Fraser as player development assistant. Mark West will return to the front office as vice president of player relations. The team also promoted...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns source 'openly laughed' at notion of trading Eric Bledsoe

The Suns made some major moves at last season's trade deadline, in what amounted to essentially changing the entire direction of the franchise.Goran Dragic was thought to be a cornerstone, but entering restricted free agency, a clash with with the front office over his role (and ultimately, his value) led to him being sent out of town. Isaiah Thomas was also thought to be a long...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Still Believe In Two Point Guard System

The Phoenix Suns still believe they can run a two point guard system. Phoenix entered last season with Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas, but traded away Dragic and Thomas in February. The Suns have Bledsoe and Brandon Knight on long-term contracts. "The system is good so long as there’s buy-in from the players," Ryan McDonough said. "We value guys who can push the ball...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Showing Interest in Acquiring Eric Bledsoe from Suns

The Los Angeles Lakers have been very busy this offseason, and they are fairly happy with the moves that they have made. Roy Hibbert was acquired from the Indiana Pacers, while the Lakers also were able to sign Lou Williams and Brandon Bass in free agency. According to a report from Inquisitr.com, the Lakers could now look to trade for Phoenix Suns’ point guard Eric Bledsoe. Obviously...
Via Hoops-Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Weems and Price Signing Grades

(May 11, 2013 – Source: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Europe) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… To round out the busy offseason, the Phoenix Suns brought in a former NBA player playing in Europe and a former Sun to provide backcourt depth. The first player is ex-Raptor Sonny Weems, who spent the last few years playing for CSKA Moscow in Russia. Weems was drafted in...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns president says team 'not quite done' adding players to the roster

The Suns made an unexpected splash in free agency this summer, when they got Tyson Chandler to agree to a contract worth $52 million over four years.Phoenix added six new players to the roster in total, and while the bulk of the key positions seem to be set, Suns president Lon Babby says the team might not be finished tinkering just yet."I think we are maybe not quite done, but almost...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker best highlights from 2015 Summer League

As the Phoenix Suns look to get back into the Western Conference playoffs next season, they might see a solid contribution from rookie Devin Booker. During the Summer League, Booker averaged over fifteen points, grabbed over five rebounds, and dished out nearly two assists per game. Check out some of his best highlights in the below video clip: *** Booker Summer League Highlights...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns are concerned about Markieff Morris’s state of mind after trading his brother

When the Phoenix Suns decided to trade Marcus Morris to the Detroit Pistons, they know that the two brothers were going to be upset. That was made pretty clear by Marcus during his introductory press conference with the Pistons. Marcus told the media that he felt like it was a slap in the face once he found out the Suns traded him.Now they have might have a bigger problem on their...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirza Teletovic says Nets wanted him to stay, Kings offered two-year deal

The Nets may have rescinded their qualifying offer to Mirza Teletovic, but that doesn't mean they had no interest in keeping him around. Igot Marinovic, who attended a press conference in Teletovic's home country Bosnia, had some interesting quotes to tweet out:Add Teletovic to the long list of players who have turned down money from the Kings this offseason, though we don't know...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek says Brandon Knight should've gone as high as four in 2011 NBA Draft

The Suns shook up their backcourt significantly at the trade deadline last season, sending both Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas out of town while bringing back Brandon Knight, who would enter this summer as a restricted free agent.Despite being limited to just 11 appearances with the Suns due to injury, Phoenix was confident in its decision, and inked Knight to a deal worth $70 million...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Thornton officially signs with Australia's Sydney Kings

On Tuesday we reported that Marcus Thornton, the last of the Celtics' four picks in the recent NBA Draft, was heading to Australia for the upcoming season. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the move became official and we learned which team he'll be playing for: the three-time National Basketball League champion Sydney Kings. #SydneyKings sign @celtics 2015 second round pick...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seth Curry agrees to deal with Sacramento Kings

Seth Curry is reaping the rewards from his strong performance in the NBA Summer League. The 24-year-old guard who is the brother of league MVP Steph Curry has agreed to a two-year guaranteed deal for $2 million with the Sacramento Kings. The contract includes a player option for a third year. Curry led the summer...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs keep Suns from summer league title

Mike James scored 32 points for the Suns on Monday night, but it wasn't enough as the Spurs claimed the NBA Summer League title with a 93-90 victory in the championship game in Las Vegas. James shot 10 for 18 from the field, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range, and had eight rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Suns staged a four-quarter comeback that came up just short...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight says decision to re-sign with Suns was 'no-brainer'

PHOENIX -- Brandon Knight was the last piece of the off-season puzzle to sign a contract with the Phoenix Suns, but the first piece to fall into place. The restricted free agent guard, who re-upped with the Suns for five years and $70 million, met with the media Monday to talk about his new deal with the team and his decision to remain in Phoenix rather than wait and see what the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan accuses Suns ticket rep of hitting on wife, gets free tickets

The Phoenix Suns have some very interesting ways of trying to sell tickets. In a recent email to a female fan, a Suns sales coordinator came off like he was trying to set up a date. At least, that’s how the fan’s husband felt about it. TMZ has a copy of the email, which reads...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker leads Suns into Summer League title game

Devin Booker made 10 of 17 shots, including 5 of 9 from 3-point range to lead the Suns into the NBA Summer League championship game with a 93-87 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night in Las Vegas. The Suns will play the San Antonio Spurs at 6 p.m. Monday for the Summer League title. Phoenix and New Orleans traded the lead five times efore the Suns took control with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker Heats Up In Suns Win; Phoenix Advances to Summer League Final

The Phoenix Suns and New Orleans Pelicans went at it tonight in an Samsung NBA Summer League semifinal contest in Las Vegas. The winner would go on to play the San Antonio Spurs in the championship game on Monday. New Orleans held an 11-point lead after the first quarter, but red-hot Devin Booker and the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren's big second half powers Suns into summer league semis

T.J. Warren scored 23 of his 31 points in the second half as the Suns rallied to beat the Bulls 91-84 in Saturday's quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Summer League. The Suns trailed by 13 in the first half and by four at halftime before Warren scored 12 points in the third and then 11 in the fourth -- when the Suns outscored the Bulls 32-26 -- to lead Phoenix into the league's semifinals...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix UK Alumni Trio Contributes In Tight Win

The Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls went at in the quarterfinals of the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas this evening. Let’s just say that the game went down to the wire. Chicago held a 7-point lead at the end of the first quarter, and a four point margin at halftime – that didn’t […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns announce signings of Teletovic, Weems, Price

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have announced the signings of free agent forward Mirza Teletovic, guard-forward Sonny Weems and point guard Ronnie Price. General manager Ryan McDonough called Teletovic ''one of the best shooting big men in the world'' on Friday and Weems ''one of the best players outside of the NBA the past few years.'' Teletovic signed a one-year, $5.5 million deal...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Warren scores 23, leads Suns into Summer League quarterfinals

T.J. Warren led the way with 23 points as the Suns advanced to the quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Summer League tournament with a 106-80 victory on Thursday over the Milwaukee Bucks. First-round draft pick added 19 points, making 3 of 5 3-pointers, Archie Goodwin had 18 points and six rebounds, and reserve Josh Harrellson had 13 points, six rebounds and five assists. Harrellson made...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Three UK Boys Show Out For Phoenix

As you and most everybody else know, three Kentucky Basketball Alumni are currently playing for the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Those three men are no other than Archie Goodwin, Devin Booker, and Josh ”Jorts” Harrellson. This afternoon, that trio along with the rest of the Suns’ squad squared off with […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns seeded 8th for Summer League tournament

The Suns earned the No. 8 seed for the Las Vegas Summer League tournament and will be back in action Thursday at 1 p.m. against the 24th-seeded Bucks, who defeated the Rockets 97-93 on Wednesday. The Suns went 2-1 during preliminary play in the Summer League. T.J. Warren averaged 19.3 points on 55.8 percent shooting; Archie Goodwin averaged 16.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting; and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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