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  • Gordon vs. Mayo: Tale of the tape

    Although Eric Gordon had his heart set on playing in purple and orange, the Hornets had other ideas, matching the Phoenix Suns’ 4-year, $58 million contract offer to the (formerly) restricted free agent and keeping him in New Orleans. Still in need of a pure scorer, Phoenix turned to Memphis Grizzlies free agent O.J. Mayo, […]
  • Morris shines, Marshall sits as Suns win opener

    July 16, 2012: Morris leads Suns past Knicks in summer league opener Markieff Morris did what he was suppose to do—dominate, in his Las Vegas summer league debut. He scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-16 shooting in the Suns 99-74 win over the New York Knicks Sunday afternoon. “I thought he was patient. I […]
  • Suns officially sign Kendall Marshall

    Kendall Marshall’s NBA career can now officially begin. The Phoenix Suns signed their first round draft pick Monday, and Marshall will play in the Suns’ next Summer League Tuesday against Cleveland in Las Vegas. Before then, the North Carolina product who was the 13th pick in last month’s NBA Draft will participate in a team […]
  • Josh Childress: I’m not upset at all

    Josh Childress knew it was a possibility. “I had been told by the team that if they were going to go after some big free agents then it might happen. And it did happen.” What he didn’t know was when it was going to happen. “I found out on Twitter,” he said of the Suns’ […]
  • O.J. Mayo’s price tag too high for Phoenix Suns

    O.J. Mayo completed his visit with Phoenix Suns’ brass over the weekend , but it doesn’t look like the two will match up unless Mayo’s price tag goes down. Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro tweeted Sunday the Suns weren’t comfortable with Mayo’s asking price. OJ Mayo came to town but Suns made no contract offer. […]
  • Phoenix Suns land Luis Scola, waive Josh Childress

    The Phoenix Suns have won the rights to former Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola via an amnesty waiver claim. The Suns reportedly outbid several teams for Scola’s services, including the Dallas Mavericks. According to Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro, Scola’s contract with Phoenix is for three years. Luis Scola gets 4.1, 4.5 and 4.9 million […]
  • Suns front office remains confident despite losing Gordon

    July 14, 2012: Hornets match Suns’ offer sheet The Suns held out hope. But in the end, they had to know the chances of prying away Eric Gordon from the New Orleans Hornets and new owner Tom Benson was going to be a long shot. “[We] gave him the best possible contract that we could […]
  • Hornets match Suns offer sheet to Eric Gordon

    No surprise here. As expected, the New Orleans Hornets agreed to match the Phoenix Suns’ four-year, $58 million offer sheet to restricted free agent guard Eric Gordon. Despite Gordon’s very public comments expressing a desire to leave New Orleans, the Hornets decided to keep the talented shooting guard in the fold. The Suns signed Gordon […]
  • ESPN Insider: Suns’ FA below average

    It seems the Phoenix Suns can’t catch a break. With reports that forward Grant Hill will leave the team and all signs pointing to Eric Gordon remaining in New Orleans, the Suns haven’t had a very successful free agency campaign. And then there’s Steve Nash, the point guard maestro, who now sports purple and gold […]
  • Suns courting of Gordon could help land Mayo

    July 13, 2012: Suns welcome OJ Mayo to town Unrestricted free agent shooting guard OJ Mayo is making Phoenix his first stop as he visits prospective employers for the upcoming 2012-2013 season. His stay will include a tour of US Airways Center and may extend into Saturday, which also happens to be the day the […]
  • O.J. Mayo in town for Suns visit

    With the New Orleans Hornets still expected to match the four-year, $58 million offer the Phoenix Suns made to restricted free agent guard Eric Gordon, Suns’ brass is looking elsewhere to bolster their roster. Enter O.J. Mayo, the Memphis Grizzlies free agent who confirmed via twitter Friday that he is indeed talking to the Suns. […]
  • Report: Grant Hill leaning towards joining Nash with Lakers

    It appears another Suns favorite will be heading to Hollywood. Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro reported Friday that veteran Grant Hill may be the next Sun to head to division rival. Hearing Grant Hill leaning towards Lakers after big push by Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant — John Gambadoro (@Gambo620) July 13, 2012 Hill has […]
  • Suns may have to wait a bit for decision on Eric Gordon

    Restricted free agent Eric Gordon signed his offer sheet with the Suns Wednesday, giving the New Orleans Hornets three days to decide on whether or not they want to match the deal. And, according to ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein, there’s a good chance they’ll use all of their allotted time. Hornets now have 3 […]
  • Report: Suns may make amnesty bid for Elton Brand

    The Phoenix Suns are looking to add talent, and they may be hitting the amnesty waiver wire to do it. According to NBA.com’s David Aldridge, the Suns are one of a handful of teams considering putting a claim in for former 76er Elton Brand. The Suns and Hornets were contemplating making a bid, according to […]
  • Suns top draft picks look to develop chemistry

    The Suns started a chemistry project this week. Their two key elements, i.e. draft picks—Markieff Morris and Kendall Marshall, are being combined with the hope that a winning formula is discovered. “I’m going to play those guys as much as I can, as much as they’re able to and get them as much experience and […]
  • Suns’ Plan B if Hornets match offer sheet

    July 12, 2012: Suns’ options after Eric Gordon As team president of basketball operations Lon Babby mentioned Wednesday, “We’re not sitting on our hands hoping.” The Suns would like nothing more than to see the Hornets not match the offer sheet signed by Eric Gordon, allowing him to relocate to Phoenix. The reality, however, is […]
  • Grant Hill: I do have a desire to play

    July 11, 2012: Suns free agent discusses his options While the Suns and Steve Nash decided to part ways, the same cannot be said of the Suns and Grant Hill. Not yet, anyway. “He’s obviously welcome back here if we can have him back,” said Suns president of basketball operations Lon Babby. “He would be […]
  • Suns’ Dudley: Nash joining Lakers amps up rivalry

    Jared Dudley harbors no ill will towards Steve Nash. Teammates since December 2008, the Suns swingman knows how much the two-time MVP has helped him develop as a person and as a player. However, when the Suns meet the Lakers for the first time next season, all that will go out the window. “What he’s […]
  • Suns sign Gordon, clock is ticking for Hornets

    The clock is ticking. The Phoenix Suns announced Wednesday restricted free agent Eric Gordon has signed their offer sheet, a four-year maximum contract, which officially puts the New Orleans Hornets on the clock to either match the offer or let the player leave. Because now a sign-and-trade is out the window, though according to Suns […]
  • Suns’ Babby says team really could not move forward with Nash

    Suns president of basketball operations Lon Babby said the goal is for the team to be an elite team, one that is going to compete for championships on an annual basis. Part of that, he said, is recognizing what kind of place the franchise is in. “I think in the two years that we’ve been […]

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