PHOENIX SUNS NEWS

RealGM Radio: Elhassan On The Suns, Duncan On Nike Hoop Summit

In this week's episode of RealGM Radio, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with Amin Elhassan of ESPN and Nate Duncan of Basketball Insiders. Amin Elhassan (@AminESPN) comes on to go in depth on the Phoenix Suns for The Eliminated, hitting topics including their upcoming free agents, whether they can combine their many assets to get a high end player, and their long-term...
Via RealGM
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Discussing the NBA’s Most Improved Race

Everything turned out different than us the NBA fan base expected. Everyone expected that A.Davis would win the following award as he was the the number one candidate qualified for the respective award, but things turned out different as Goran Dragic won the most improved award for the 2013-2014 season. Lance Stephenson came out second in the voting and Goran Dragic lead the voting...
Via TopSportsReport
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dragic revels in 'most improved' attention

Goran Dragic received 408 of a possible 1,134 points, including 65 of 126 first-place votes, in balloting of writers and broadcasters to easily outpace Indiana guard Lance Stephenson for the 2013-14 NBA Most Improved Player Award.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic earns 2013-2014 NBA Most Improved Player Award

Phoenix’s versatile combo guard, Goran Dragic, today was named the winner of the 2013-14 Most Improved Player Award by the NBA after leading the Suns to a 23-win improvement and a near playoff berth in the highly competitive Western Conference.  The award is given annually to a player who has made a significant improvement from the previous year, and this season Dragic established...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic Awarded 2013-14 NBA Most Improved Player

Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic becomes the third player in franchise history to win the NBA's Most Improved Player of the Year award, joining Kevin Johnson and Boris Diaw. Dragic finished the season with a career-best 20.3 points while accomplishing his point guard duties dishing out 5.9 assists per game. In over 15 NBA seasons Dragic becomes the first guard to average...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Smith Is The Accidental Troll Of NBA Awards Season

The NBA announced today that Goran Dragic of the Phoenix Suns was the recipient of the league’s Most Improved Player award. Dragic is one of three Suns players who received first place votes — another example of the Suns’ remarkable and unexpected success this season — and was predicted by most experts to win it this season. On another note, what’s nice about NBA awards...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic wins NBA Most Improved Player

The @Suns' @Goran_Dragic named 2013-14 @Kia NBA Most Improved Player! pic.twitter.com/JWsp6W3HJr — NBA (@NBA) April 23, 2014 Dragic was one of the best players in the league this year in leading Phoenix to its surprising run just short of the Playoffs. He averaged 20.3 points and 5.9 assists per game this season.
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic wins NBA Most Improved Player

The @Suns' @Goran_Dragic named 2013-14 @Kia NBA Most Improved Player! pic.twitter.com/JWsp6W3HJr — NBA (@NBA) April 23, 2014 Dragic was one of the best players in the league this year in leading Phoenix to its surprising run just short of the Playoffs. He averaged 20.3 points and 5.9 assists per game this season.
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic wins MIP

Goran Dragic, the 7 year point guard for the Phoenix Suns, won the NBA Most Improved Player of the year award. Dragic deservingly won the award because he improved drastically from last year (14.7 ppg/7.4 apg) to this year (20.3 ppg/5.9 apg). He also posted a career-high PER with an impressive 21.4. Dragic led the ... The post Goran Dragic wins MIP appeared first on The League News.
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Goran Dragic Named NBA Most Improved Player

Righting the wrong that was Goran Dragic being left off the western all-star team (we’re all still pissed about that one). Dragic was named NBA Most Improved Player as a salute to the fantastic season he had that no one really expected. His increased scoring average from 9.5 points a game to 20.3 a game plus averages of 5.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds. Helped power the Suns to a 23...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Dragic wins NBA's Most Improved Award

PHOENIX -- Suns guard Goran Dragic, who helped lead the team to a 23-win improvement while establishing career highs in scoring and field goal percentage, was named the 2013-14 NBA Most Improved Player, the NBA announced today. Dragic received 65 of 126 first-place votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters for a total of 408 points. Indiana's Lance Stephenson (13 first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Goran Dragic Wins NBA Most Improved Player

  Phoenix Suns Guard Goran Dragic has been named as the NBA’s 2013-2014 Most Improved Player. Just like on the court Dragic blew past by his competition on the way to the award. He received a total of 408 points (65 1st place votes, 25 2nd places votes and 8 3rd places votes) in a landslide victory with the runner-up, Indiana Pacers Lance Stephenson receiving 158 total points...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns’ Goran Dragic wins NBA’s Most Improved Player award

Leading the Suns to one of the most surprising rises in the league this season, Phoenix guard Goran Dragic has been voted the NBA’s 2013-14 Most Improved Player. Dragic powered the Suns to a 23-win improvement (48-34) from the year before, averaging a career-best 20.3 points to go along with 5.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds. Known for his fearlessness when driving to the rim and his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Goran Dragic Named NBA's Most Improved Player

Goran Dragic has won the NBA's Most Improved Player of the Year award. Klay Thompson finished second and Anthony Davis was third. Gerald Green, DeAndre Jordan, Kyle Lowry, Blake Griffin, DeMar DeRozan and Patty Mills rounded out the top-9.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Gets a Vote for Most Improved Player Award

Some media members are just male groupies, no other way to describe it. Congrats to Goran Dragic. Phoenix guard Goran Dragic named Most Improved Player, receiving 408 points. Lance Stephenson was second (158), Anthony Davis third. — Scott Agness (@ScottAgness) April 23, 2014 LeBron got a Most Improved Player vote. Seriously. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) April 23, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Season Review: Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns had one of the most surprising seasons in the NBA this past season, and the main reason was point guard Goran Dragic’s improved play. Many expected Dragic to put together a good season, but no one saw what Dragic actually did coming. He was able to take his game from good to great, and improved in every single aspect of his game. Dragic has always been a good point...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek finishes 2nd in voting for Coach of the Year Award

Phoenix Suns Head Coach Jeff Hornacek finished 2nd in voting for the 2013-2014 NBA Coach of the Year. Similar to how the Suns season ended, Hornacek finished just short of the coveted award. He tallied 37 first place votes, 44 second place votes and 22 third place votes respectively for a total of 339 points. Falling just shy by only 41 points to Coach of the Year Winner Gregg...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns legend Dan Majerle would love to see Kevin Love in a Suns uniform

Imagine Kevin Love in Suns orange (photo by bleacherreport.com)   Former Suns player/assistant coach Dan Majerle was a guest on Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Monday; Where he would reminisce about his days as a player, and how he felt that they were just one piece short of being great, until the trade for Charles Barkley. “Like when we traded for Charles (Barkley)...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Read Preseason Predictions

(Photo via NBA.com) “And the improvable dream season, contuines here in Phoenix” said Suns broadcaster Steve Albert, after a Suns win during the 2013-2014 NBA Season. Oh wait, there’s more. “The Phoenix Suns are a lottery limbo, how low can they go”. Quoted one NBA preseason predictor, they even went on to say the Jeff Hornaeck would not win much as his first season as...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phoenix Suns react to preseason predictions

The Phoenix Suns were predicted to win 16 games this year, and be in lottery limbo at this time of year. Instead, they won 48 and have championship aspirations next season. The Suns players recently decided to read and respond to the many people that predicted Phoenix to be a bottom-feeder in the 2013-2014 season. They had a good time laughing at statements like “Jeff Hornacek...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Season Grade and Review

Phoenix Suns: Season Grade and Review By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 48-34 9th in the West Analysis: No one told the Suns they were supposed to tank this season in order to get one of the prized rookies next season. They started off very well and appeared to be on their way to the playoffs but were derailed thanks to an injury to new star and franchise cornerstone...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

5’10″ Sir Isaac Jumps Over Phoenix Suns’ Mascot For One Unbelievable Between-The-Legs Dunk

While only standing in at 5’10″ tall, you wouldn’t think as “Sir Isaac” White as a prolific dunker. Well you couldn’t be more wrong. The exciting street baller boasts an unfathomable 55-inch vertical that allows him to soar. Sir Issac wowed the crowd with this insane dunk over the Phoenix Suns gorilla mascot. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Owner Robert Sarver has Phoenix set to rise not tank

  It was easy to see why pundits and fans alike predicted a “tank job” by the Phoenix Suns this year. It turned out to be the Year of the Dragon, but it was also the Year of the Rookies. Rookie General Manager, Rookie Head Coach and a pair of highly touted rookie players in center Alex Len and guard Archie Goodwin. Starting Center Miles Plumlee may as well have been considered...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns mock draft : Pre NBA lottery edition

  (Credit :Sports-Kings) The Phoenix Suns currently hold three picks in the 1st round of the NBA Draft, this can of course change after the NBA lottery. Right now though, the Suns have picks 14th, 18th (via Wizards), and 27th (via Pacers). I’ll be doing my showing you my opinion of what I think the Suns will/should do when draft night comes around,  assuming their picks stay...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Eric Bledsoe want to stay with Phoenix Suns?

Although they missed the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns turned things around this year, finishing with a record of 48-34. Despite playing in just 43 games of a meniscus injury, the acquisition of Eric Bledsoe was a huge reason for that turnaround. Most expect Bledsoe to re-sign with the Suns when he becomes a restricted free agent in the offseason, but according to Paul Coro of AZCentral...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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