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2015 NBA Draft: D.J. Newbill workouts for Phoenix Suns

Draft workouts are continuing this week for teams across the league as we are a few days away from the month of June. Today, according to Michael Scotto of SheridanHoops, the Phoenix Suns worked out Penn State guard and Philadelphia native D.J. Newbill. The other players that the Suns are working out are Duke’s Quinn Cook, Georgia’s Marcus Thornton, BYU’s Ty Haws, Xavier...
Via Total Sports Live
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Tim Duncan’s Double-Double Quells Suns

Ten years ago today, the San Antonio Spurs took a 3-0 lead over the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Finals behind Tim Duncan’s 33 points and 15 rebounds. On May 28th, 2005, the Spurs hosted Phoenix, who up until that point was having a fairytale season. Steve Nash won his first of two NBA […]
Via Project Spurs
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns Draft Memory Lane: 1985 – Pinckney’s the Pick

  They say you can’t know the future if you don’t know the past.  Or something.  And who exactly “they” are I can’t tell you.  But I needed an intro to this feature, and that’s the best I’m going to do. With the 2015 edition of the NBA Draft fast approaching, let’s take a look back at the Phoenix Suns draft history (lottery era only).  Maybe it’ll give us...
Via A Dry Heat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Every Gerald Green slam dunk from the 2014-15 regular season

Although the Phoenix Suns didn’t make the playoffs this season, they were one of the more entertaining teams in the association. One of their notable players is high-flying dunk artist Gerald Green and for those of you who might have missed some of his regular season dunks, check out the below video: Gerald Green can fly, folks! *** Every Gerald Green Dunk [Dawkins] Green image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns open to trading 2015 first-round pick

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The Phoenix Suns have been stockpiling draft picks over the past few seasons, and currently hold the 13th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. According to a report from the Arizona Republic, the Suns are considering trading their 2015 first-round draft pick. It will be very interesting to see what ends up happening with the Suns this offseason...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Majerle, Stankiewicz get 4-year extensions at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) Grand Canyon has signed men's basketball coach Dan Majerle and baseball coach Andy Stankiewicz to four-year contract extensions through 2019. The university also announced a five-year apparel deal with Nike on Wednesday. Terms of the deals were not released, but Grand Canyon said in a release that Majerle and Stankiewicz will be the highest-paid coaches in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This summer could bring big changes for the Suns' front office

Two of the three main figureheads of the Phoenix Suns' front office/coaching staff are facing uncertain futures. President Lon Babby's contract expires at the end of June, while coach Jeff Hornacek has just one guaranteed remaining year on his. Will both be extended? Should they be? Dave King of Bright Side of the Sun has some thoughts. "Babby, now 64 years old, may be ready to...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight stays mum on his future with the Phoenix Suns

Brandon Knight went on XM radio last Thursday and talked about his upcoming free agency and playing with Eric Bledsoe (transcript from Bright Side Of The Sun). "'I enjoy playing with Eric because he's such a great talent, and he's not a selfish player,' he said. 'He's very, very unselfish. He's just trying to make the right play, trying to win.'"But just because Knight likes playing...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Current & former Celts in WA for Thomas’ event

Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk & Phil Pressey are in Tacoma, Washington this weekend for Isaiah Thomas’ “Memorial Day ZekeEnd” event. They join former C’s Nate Robinson, Gerald Green & Terrence Williams at the annual tournament/fundraiser. Jamal Crawford & Damian Lillard are also participating. Gerald Green shared the pic below on his Instagram account, and here...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Suns Select?

SUNS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER THIRTEEN Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects will join Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight as the newest member of the Phoenix Suns. NBA Mock Draft Link: http...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five prospects the Phoenix Suns might draft with the No. 13 pick

The Phoenix Suns didn't catch any lucky breaks in the NBA Draft Lottery, as they'll have the 13th overall selection on June 25th.  Who could the Suns target with that pick? It's tough to say, as Phoenix has a strange combination of depth and needs as the offseason approaches. With multiple free agents on the roster (Brandon Knight, Gerald Green, Brandan Wright) and with Markieff...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: The Perfect Suns Offseason

(Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… The Phoenix Suns 2014-2015 season as, in a word, disappointing. That’s not to say it was bad. After utterly shocking the world by winning 48 games, dropping back to 39 wins was a sizable step back. The Suns were damaged by inconsistency and chemistry issue, culminating in a wild...
Via HoopStuff
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Draft Lottery Infographic

  NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Tyler Ennis of Syracuse walks on stage after being drafted with the #18 overall pick by the Phoenix Suns during the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 26, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)   Courtesy of the good people at Rukkus   The post Suns Draft Lottery Infographic appeared first on A Dry Heat.
Via A Dry Heat
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns 'put a premium' on player interviews at Draft Combine

The Phoenix Suns face a lot of uncertainty this offseason with their roster, but the scouting plan for the NBA Draft Combine is simple: talk to the prospects.The Suns seem to be concerned with character, and for good reason. Phoenix was near the top of the league in technical fouls last season, and the off-court issues with Marcus and Markieff Morris combined with another failure...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Suns stopped shooting threes after the trade deadline

The Phoenix Suns experienced a lot of changes this season, both in terms of personnel and style of play out on the court. When Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe and Isaiah Thomas were all on the roster, the Suns were much more perimeter oriented, playing a drive-and-kick style of basketball that produced a lot of quality looks from behind the arc.That didn't last the whole year, however...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

A Knight’s Ransom

PHOENIX, AZ – FEBRUARY 23: Brandon Knight #3 of the Phoenix Suns reacts after hitting a three point shot against the Boston Celtics during the second half of the NBA game at US Airways Center on February 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Celtics defeated the Suns 115-110.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   One of the biggest decisions the Phoenix Suns will find themselves...
Via A Dry Heat
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Keep Still or Make a Move?

(Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Suns are in some degree of trouble, and they need to make some changes. A big move, if it’s the right move, may be the answer for them. Their 2014-2015 season was as disappointing as their previous one was encouraging. That said they do have some assets. Eric Bledsoe may...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Prospect Bogdanovic Wins Euro Award

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Bogdan Bogdanovic of Serbia (R) shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted with the #27 overall pick by the Phoenix Suns during the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 26, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) WIth the 27th pick in last June’s NBA Draft, the Suns selected Serbian...
Via A Dry Heat
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Morris twins plead not guilty in assault case

PHOENIX -- Phoenix Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris have pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony aggravated assault. The twins are accused of helping three others beat a man outside a Phoenix recreation center on Jan. 24. The brothers entered their pleas Thursday morning in Maricopa County Superior Court. According to a Phoenix police report, 36-year-old Erik Hood says...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns' Morris twins plead not guilty in beating case

PHOENIX (AP) Phoenix Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris have pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony aggravated assault. The twins are accused of helping three others beat a man outside a Phoenix recreation center on Jan. 24. The brothers entered their pleas Thursday morning in Maricopa County Superior Court. According to a Phoenix police report, 36-year-old Erik Hood says...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bogdan Bogdanovic Wins Euroleague Rising Star Trophy

Bogdan Bogdanovic of Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul has been named the Euroleague Rising Star Trophy winner for the second season in a row. The Rising Star Trophy recognizes the best Euroleague player each season who was under the age of 22 on July 1 of the summer before the season started. Having won the award also last season, when he played for Partizan NIS Belgrade, Bogdanovic joins...
Via RealGM
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Danny Granger's career resume with Suns?

  Danny Granger is a former All-Star forward, but the last few years have been rough both for his career and his body. Granger was dealt to the Suns at the trade deadline last year, but his future with the team is up in the air.   The Suns have a long history of reviving former talents who have struggled with injuries, most notably with Grant Hill. Will the Suns view Granger in...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Danny Granger's career resume with the Phoenix Suns?

Danny Granger is a former All-Star forward, but the last few years have been rough both for his career and his body. Granger was dealt to the Suns at the trade deadline last year, but his future with the team is up in the air.The Suns have a long history of reviving former talents who have struggled with injuries, most notably with Grant Hill. Will the Suns view Granger in a similar...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What do the Suns need in the draft?

Although the NBA Draft lottery hasn't taken place quite yet, the overwhelming odds are that the Phoenix Suns will have the 13th selection in the draft. With another potential roster shakeup on the way with Brandon Knight a restricted free agent and Marcus and Markieff Morris facing possible legal trouble, what are the positions of need for the Suns to address?Here's Gavin Schall...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns coach Jeff Hornacek on three-guard lineup: "Every game somebody wasn't happy"

In his first year as head coach of the Phoenix Suns, Jeff Hornacek vaulted the team into playoff contention. In his second year, Hornacek was in survival mode more than anything else. Although the end result of missing the playoffs was the same in both seasons, this year presented some unique challenges that Hornacek reflected on in an interview with the Phoenix Suns official website...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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