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  • Suns center Marcin Gortat likely out for season with Lisfranc sprain

    The Phoenix Suns will be without starting center Marcin Gortat for a while after he suffered a Lisfranc sprain in his right foot during Wednesday’s loss to the Toronto Raptors. The injury is expected to keep him out for at least 3-4 weeks. “For me it looks like it’s more like a season than three […]
  • Suns’ Jermaine O’Neal updates daughter’s condition

    The Phoenix Suns felt the absence of center Jermaine O’Neal during their 27-point loss to the Toronto Raptors at US Airways Center Wednesday night. While his teammates struggled on the court, O’Neal was dealing with something much more important. The 17-year veteran left the team Tuesday to be with his 13-year-old daughter, who underwent open […]
  • Suns’ Marcin Gortat says he’ll be fine after foot injury

    The Phoenix Suns’ 98-71 loss to the Toronto Raptors Wednesday night was ugly on two levels. Firstly, there was the offensive performance. The Suns shot 37.8 percent from the field and scored just 47 points over the last three quarters. Marcus Morris’ three-pointer with :23 left ensured the Suns wouldn’t tie the worst offensive output […]
  • Suns Strokes: Telfair, Toronto end Suns’ three-game win streak

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we will give you Suns Strokes, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from the Suns’ 98-71 loss to the Raptors on March 4. The Good: Uh, […]
  • Suns’ Babby ‘disappointed’ by Sebastian Telfair’s comments

    Less than two weeks ago, the Phoenix Suns traded backup point guard Sebastian Telfair to the Toronto Raptors for center Hamed Haddadi and a second round draft pick. Tuesday, Telfair expressed his disappointment (that’s putting it mildly) with the Suns organization, saying he felt he got cheated in his time in the Valley. Wednesday Lon […]
  • Sebastian Telfair ‘bitter’ about leaving Suns, Phoenix

    Sebastian Telfair slept in his own bed Monday night. He took his two kids to school Tuesday morning. Later, he drove to US Airways Center for practice, something he had done for the last year-and-a-half. This time, however, it was different. He was not heading to practice with the Suns. He was heading to practice […]
  • Suns’ Dudley not worried about playing time

    If there has been a high point for the Phoenix Suns in the 2012-13 season, this is it. The Suns are in 13th place in the Western Conference, but are currently riding a season-long three-game winning streak that includes a victory over the the owners of the best record in the league — the San […]
  • Goran Dragic: Everybody is more focused

    The Phoenix Suns are enjoying their best stretch of basketball since mid-December. The question is why. “Everybody is more focused,” answered Goran Dragic. “We don’t do those silly mistakes anymore, like every time we need a basket sometimes we make a turnover or (have a) bad possession. The last three games we didn’t do that.” […]
  • Suns’ Jermaine O’Neal putting family first

    Jermaine O’Neal has often referred to his teammates as “family.” Well, right now, his immediate family needs him more. O’Neal left the Suns Tuesday after practice to catch a flight to Boston, where his 13-year-old daughter is awaiting heart surgery. “Family is the most important thing,” interim head coach Lindsey Hunter said. “It puts everything […]
  • With a break from games, Suns work to get better

    Following a day off Sunday, the Phoenix Suns were back on the practice court, a place they have become quite familiar with in recent days. “Practice,” interim head coach Lindsey Hunter said. “Practice, that’s what we have planned. Practice.” The Suns have not played since beating the Atlanta Hawks Friday. The extra practice time gives […]
  • Looking at the Phoenix Suns’ rebuilding process

    Rebuilding in the NBA is a difficult proposition for a variety of reasons. NBA teams can be highly impacted by singular players. It’s not a coincidence that since 1980, out of the four major sports (NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL) the NBA has the least amount of champions. Only ten different NBA franchises have hoisted the […]
  • Suns analyst: Kendall Marshall has a lot to work on to be a starting PG

    Kendall Marshall is getting playing time. After riding the bench for most of the first part of the season, Marshall has assumed the role of Goran Dragic’s backup over the last month or so, giving the former UNC star a chance to play at the NBA level. The results have been a mixed bag, with […]
  • Morris brothers have ignited Suns during recent three-game win streak

    Following Friday night’s 92-87 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, the Phoenix Suns are riding their longest win streak (three games) since mid-December. While the recent string of success can be attributed to several factors, it’s hard not to think the emergence of recently-acquired forward Marcus Morris has had something to do with it. Earlier this […]
  • Suns Strokes: ‘Wonder Twins’ lead Phoenix to third straight win

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we will give you Suns Strokes, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from the Suns’ 92-87 win over the Hawks on March 1. The Good: The […]
  • Kerr: Suns are playing out season the right way

    Steve Kerr was the general manager when the Phoenix Suns reached the Western Conference Finals in 2010, though he left the post soon after. He has not had a hand in the team’s efforts since then, which include completely remaking the roster and missing the playoffs three straight years. And while he knows the best […]
  • Former Suns GM: Team thought it had a draft night deal with Warriors for Stephen Curry

    The Golden State Warriors have themselves quite a player in point guard Stephen Curry, who just dropped 54 points on the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden. And he was almost a Phoenix Sun. Back on draft night 2009, when the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Syracuse point guard Johnny Flynn at No. 6, an audible […]
  • The Shot Heard ‘Round the Wes?

    Wes Johnson is an unknown commodity for the Phoenix Suns but he’s making a case that he is in the process of filling his considerable potential. The three he hit against San Antonio to tie the game up in regulation and send it into OT could become the shot heard ‘round Planet Purple. Jermaine O’Neal’s […]
  • Dragic, Gortat developing better chemistry

    The pass from Goran Dragic bounced between the legs of the defender and into the waiting hands of Marcin Gorat who, with the soft touch near the rim, hit a two-foot layup to tie the game. “I’m really happy that we executed well that last play,” Dragic said. “It was a tough play,” explained Gortat. […]
  • Suns Strokes: Phoenix ends six-game losing streak against Spurs

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we will give you Suns Strokes, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from the Suns’ 105-101 overtime win over the Spurs on February 27. The Good: […]
  • Jerry Colangelo: I’m not motivated to talk Coach K into coming back to Team USA

    In seven years as the coach of the USA men’s basketball team, Mike Krzyzewski has done just about everything he can to bring the red, white and blue back to international prominence. During Coach K’s tenure, USA basketball has won the FIBA Americas Championship (2007), the FIBA World Championship (2010) and two Olympic gold medals […]

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