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  • Gentry: Player development shouldn’t have been the issue

    Alvin Gentry’s dismissal as head coach of the Phoenix Suns left many people scratching their heads, and the team hiring Lindsey Hunter as his replacement only intensified those feelings. Phoenix’s professional basketball club has a .317 winning percentage at the season’s midpoint, which left the team in last place in the Western Conference. “When you’re […]
  • Report: Suns GM, Jermaine O’Neal had shouting match

    Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. And at US Airways Center, too. Tuesday it was reported that veteran center Jermaine O’Neal missed practice and would not travel with the team to Sacramento due to an “unstated medical issue”. “I’m not sure, I heard he went to the doctor for some reason,” Suns interim […]
  • Was Alvin Gentry ‘threatened’ by Lindsey Hunter’s presence?

    It’s been four days since Alvin Gentry and the Phoenix Suns “parted ways”. It’s been two days since the Suns named Lindsey Hunter, who had been a player development coordinator, as the interim head coach. Gentry granted an interview to Burns and Gambo on Arizona Sports 620 Tuesday and spoke about the change and how […]
  • Dan Majerle out as Suns assistant coach

    The Phoenix Suns coaching staff continues to change, as Arizona Sports’ John Gambadoro tweeted Monday night. Dan Majerle is out as Suns assistant coach, sorry about the misspelling on the first one — John Gambadoro (@Gambo620) January 22, 2013 Majerle, who played eight seasons with the Suns and is one of the most popular players […]
  • Phoenix Suns’ Hunter: ‘It’ll be baby steps’ with Michael Beasley

    Michael Beasley continues to be a work in progress for the Phoenix Suns. Former head coach Alvin Gentry couldn’t solve the Beasley puzzle, but maybe Lindsey Hunter will. The Suns’ interim head coach told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug & Wolf Monday he believes you have to first get to the heart of the issues that […]
  • Suns’ head coach Lindsey Hunter plans to instill a strong emphasis on defense

    Phoenix Suns interim head coach Lindsey Hunter is ready to institute a new style of play in the Valley. Hunter told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug & Wolf Monday he plans to instill a strong emphasis on defense. “I am a Detroit kind of guy, that’s kind of where I’ve had the most success,” Hunter said. […]
  • Phoenix Suns’ Kendall Marshall shows excitement for upcoming retro jersey night

    The Phoenix Suns are nearing their first retro jersey night of the season, and one member of the team can’t contain his excitement. Rookie Kendall Marshall sent out a picture of himself on Instagram sporting the Suns’ black retro jersey. The Suns are scheduled to wear the jerseys on January 30 against the Lakers and […]
  • Majerle, Turner’s future with Phoenix Suns still up in the air

    The Phoenix Suns have had two practices since the team named Lindsey Hunter as interim head coach on Sunday and assistants Dan Majerle and Elston Turner have been absent from both. Hunter said the future of both coaches remains up in the air but expects the solution will “play itself out.” If they do rejoin […]
  • What are the Suns doing?

    Maybe Lindsey Hunter winds up being the best coach in Suns history. Maybe he takes this current collection of role players, head cases, has-beens and never-will-bes and gives Suns fans a reason to be excited about the future. Maybe he proves Robert Sarver, Lance Blanks and Lon Babby to be basketball geniuses for having the […]
  • Suns make huge mistake in hiring Lindsey Hunter as head coach

    In the span of a weekend the Phoenix Suns fired the wrong guy and then they hired the wrong guy. The whirlwind 48-hour so-called interview process that followed the surprising firing of head coach Alvin Gentry and subsequent hiring of Lindsey Hunter on an interim basis was nothing more than a charade. And make no […]
  • Suns new head coach Lindsey Hunter = AJ Hinch?

    Anybody remember when the Arizona Diamondbacks fired Bob Melvin and hired A.J. Hinch? At last check, Melvin earned AL Manager of the Year honors and just received a multi-year contract extension from Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane, who might know a lil’ bit about baseball. Conversely, Hinch then joined the San Diego Padres as VP […]
  • GM Lance Blanks sends letter to Suns season-ticket holders

    Following Sunday’s announcement that the organization planned to name Lindsey Hunter as its interim head coach, Phoenix Suns general manager Lance Blanks sent season-ticket holders a lengthy letter. In the message, Blanks introduces Hunter as the team’s leader moving forward and attempts to showcase his extensive NBA experience, both as a player and as a […]
  • Looking at Dan Majerle’s future with Suns

    Dan Majerle is not the head coach of the Phoenix Suns. The man Cotton Fitzsimmons told every Suns fan they would regret booing, was hoping to be the next head coach. Just as his coach had drafted him to help change the Suns’ fortunes, he wanted to follow in Cotton’s footsteps. Majerle had mixed feelings […]
  • Suns players supportive of decision to name Lindsey Hunter interim head coach

    At 13-28, the Phoenix Suns sit in last place in the Western Conference and are a far cry from the team they were at this point last season. Although the team is clearly closer to a top 3 pick in June’s draft than playoff contention, one thing is for certain: the players support the front […]
  • Suns assistants Dan Majerle, Elston Turner might not join Lindsey Hunter’s staff

    The Phoenix Suns found their interim head coach in Lindsey Hunter Sunday, but in the process may have ruffled the feathers of two assistant coaches. When news came down Friday that Alvin Gentry and the organization had agreed to mutually part ways, both Dan Majerle and lead assistant Elston Turner quickly became obvious choices to […]
  • Suns GM Lance Blanks: Lindsey Hunter ‘gives us a jolt’

    At age 42, Lindsey Hunter has no experience as a head coach at any level. But Sunday, the 17-year NBA veteran was given the reigns of a struggling 13-28 Phoenix Suns team for the remainder of the 2012-13 season. While the Suns front office had plenty of veteran options in assistant coaches Elston Turner, Dan […]
  • Lindsey Hunter named Suns interim head coach

    It took the Phoenix Suns front office 48 hours, but they finally named an interim head coach to replace Alvin Gentry Sunday. According to Arizona Sports 620’s Craig Grialou, Gentry’s replacement will come in the form of player development coordinator Lindsey Hunter. #Suns make it official, naming player development coordinator Lindsey Hunter interim head coach […]
  • Alvin Gentry: ‘I am disappointed but not bitter’

    Former Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry is taking the high road. The Suns announced on Friday the team and Gentry had mutually agreed to part ways. Gentry told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug & Wolf Friday he is disappointed things didn’t work out for him with the Suns but he understands why a change was […]
  • Suns’ Babby on Gentry decision: We were not progressing

    No one in the Phoenix Suns organization is saying Alvin Gentry is not a good basketball coach. Gentry compiled a 158-144 record over parts of five seasons as the team’s head coach, and reached the Western Conference Finals in 2010. Yet, the team missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons, and has […]
  • Former Suns GM Kerr ‘relieved’ for Alvin Gentry

    The reaction to the Suns’ decision to part with head coach Alvin Gentry has been mostly negative, as it seems fans attribute the the team’s 13-28 record more to the talent the front office assembled than the guy in charge of making it work. That’s not exactly inaccurate. Still, as far as former Suns GM […]

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