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    Channing Frye is a shooter. But he dived into the philosophical with this tweet Tuesday morning: Follow @Vincemarotta
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    A couple of recent dunks in the NBA have set the sports world abuzz. LeBron James’ hurdle dunk over John Lucas of the Chicago Bulls Sunday got people out of their seats, but it may have been topped by Blake Griffin’s posterization tomahawk “throw” against Kendrick Perkins of Oklahoma City Monday night. Anyway, it got […]
  • ‘Free Steve Nash’ makes it to t-shirts

    There is a contingent of NBA fans that feels bad for Steve Nash. The thought is that the 37-year-old is suffering — even languishing — as he continues to put up great numbers for a team that isn’t any good. Thus, the “Free Steve Nash” movement was born, and while it doesn’t quite have the […]
  • Kevin Johnson’s record is safe, for now

    Steve Nash’s pursuit of the franchise’s all-time mark for career assists is on hold. The Suns’ point guard missed Monday night’s game against Dallas because of a left thigh injury, leaving him seven assists shy of breaking the record currently held by Ring of Honor member Kevin Johnson. “It’s just not something that you can […]
  • Steve Nash out for Monday’s game vs. Mavericks

    A left-thigh bruise will keep Steve Nash out of the lineup Monday as the Suns host the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks. The injury, suffered Saturday in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies, came at the end of the game. “I need to be able to run. Right now I can’t really run,” he said following […]
  • Suns not done with Nash this summer?

    Steve Nash’s contract is set to run out at the end of the 2011-12 season, and it has generally been assumed he’ll leave the Suns for a team that is closer to winning an NBA championship. That may not be the case. According to, the Suns may actually be looking to sign Nash to […]
  • Steve Nash unsure if he’ll play vs. Dallas

    A right thigh bruise earlier in the month kept Steve Nash on the sidelines for one game. Now, a left thigh bruise is bothering the two-time MVP and may delay him becoming the franchise’s all-time career leader in assists. Despite a day off Sunday, Nash — who is seven assists shy of passing Kevin Johnson […]
  • Suns score season low, blown out by Blazers

    Sebastian Telfair helped the Suns avoid a franchise-worst scoring performance — and just in the nick of time. The Suns were trailing the Portland Trail Blazers 108-68 before Telfair hit a 25-foot three pointer with 0:18 seconds left in the fourth quarter to keep his team from tying an embarrassing milestone. The worst offensive showing […]
  • Forbes’ NBA Values List: Suns fall to #10

    The Phoenix Suns are headed in the wrong direction, and it has nothing to do with their disappointing 6-11 record. Since Suns’ current owner Robert Sarver bought the team in 2004 from Jerry Colangelo, the franchise value has decreased by $9 million. Sarver bought the Suns for $404 million and they are now reportedly worth […]
  • Suns lacking strong offense, playmakers

    The 6-11 Suns have yet to catch a break this season and changes will not come easy. They’ve struggled to find consistent success as their longest winning streak has been only two games, and their rankings are getting lower. The Suns are 19th in the league in points and 22nd in rebounds per game and […]
  • Gentry: ‘We’re just not shooting the ball well’

    For years, the Phoenix Suns have ranked as one of the best shooting and highest scoring games in the NBA. Last season, despite not qualifying for the playoffs, the Suns were 7th in the league in shooting percentage. Phoenix topped the league the prior five years. That’s not happening this season, and head coach Alvin […]
  • Lopez’s emotions not related to future with team

    A frustrating season for Robin Lopez hit a new low with a one-game suspension after he made contact with an official during Tuesday night’s home loss against Toronto. Lopez was ejected from the game when he brushed official Rodney Mott after a foul was not called while he was going up for a shot against […]
  • Babby: Suns should not overreact to current struggles

    The Suns are currently 6-11, and have dropped their last three home games, all to some of the Eastern Conference’s bottom feeders. Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby, a guest on Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf, said he’s almost not allowed to panic. “We all have different functions and different roles,” Babby said. […]
  • Suns’ Robin Lopez suspended by NBA

    Stu Jackson, the NBA’s Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, announced on Wednesday that Phoenix Suns’ center Robin Lopez has been suspended for one game without pay for improper conduct towards a game official. Lopez made contact with official Rodney Mott during the second quarter of the Suns’ loss to Toronto Tuesday night at U.S. […]
  • Babby: Lopez a microcosm of Suns season

    It’s been an eventful 24 hours for Suns’ center Robin Lopez. Lopez was ejected from Tuesday night’s 99-96 loss to the Toronto Raptors for brushing official Rodney Mott. Wednesday, Lopez was suspended without pay for one game (about $35,000) for his transgression. Also on Wednesday, Lopez’s play and contract status were the subjects of discussion […]