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  • NBA to penalize flopping; Suns react

    The National Basketball Association is finally cracking down on flopping — or at least they’ll attempt to. Executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced Wednesday that financial penalties will be levied against any player who is determined to have committed a flop. The penalties are as such: Violation 1: Warning Violation 2: $5,000 […]
  • Suns: Charles (Bayfield) in charge

    October 3, 2012: Suns practice ends early Wednesday LA JOLLA, Calif. — Before a practice can end, head coach Alvin Gentry will call out a player’s name and send that player to the free throw line. It’s very simple: make the shot and practice ends; miss the shot and everyone must run the length of […]
  • Justin Bieber, Hello Kitty make appearance at Suns camp

    October 3, 2012: Suns rookies receive surprise after practice LA JOLLA, Calif. — The first day of two-a-days had just ended. But before anyone was allowed to leave, Marcin Gortat made like Santa Claus and handed out backpacks—kids’ backpacks, to rookies Kendall Marshall, Luke Zeller and Markieff Morris. Wait, Markieff Morris? He isn’t a rookie. […]
  • Phoenix Suns’ Dragic: It’s not Nash anymore, it’s me now

    LA JOLLA, Calif. — It’s taken four years and a brief detour through Houston, but the player the Suns drafted in 2008 with the intentions of one day becoming the starting point guard is finally getting that chance. “It’s not [Nash] anymore, it’s me now,” Goran Dragic said. Entering his fifth season in the NBA, […]
  • Suns’ Gentry: We’re going to have to be all in

    October 2, 2012: Training camp opens at UC San Diego LA JOLLA, Calif. — The new era of Suns basketball is officially underway. “It’s just a whole new day,” Suns president of basketball operations Lon Babby said Tuesday following the team’s initial practice at UC San Diego. “It’s just exciting.” Gone are Steve Nash — […]
  • ‘Journeyman’ Ike Diogu, ex-Sun Devil, gets opportunity with Suns

    LA JOLLA, Calif. — The uncertain playing future of a former UA Wildcat has opened the door for a former ASU Sun Devil to possibly land a roster spot with the Phoenix Suns. Ike Diogu, the 2005 Pac-10 Player of the Year, was one of five players the Suns added to their 18-man training camp […]
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic starts camp on sidelines

    LA JOLLA, Calif. — Suns point guard Goran Dragic missed the team’s first practice of training camp at UC San Diego because of a left ankle sprain. Dragic said he hurt the ankle when he stepped on the foot of teammate Jermaine O’Neal during a pickup game last week at US Airways Center. “I was […]
  • James Harden prefers to stay in Oklahoma City

    When the Phoenix Suns missed out on free agent shooting guard Eric Gordon over the summer, many hoped the team would be able to land former ASU star James Harden the next offseason. One of the best young players in the game, Harden seems to have a skill-set that would be a perfect fit in […]
  • Suns begin ‘new chapter’

    October 1, 2012: Suns media day Former Boston Celtics head coach Rick Pitino — following a March 1, 2000 home loss to the Toronto Raptors, uttered these famous words: Larry Bird is not walking through that door, fans. Kevin McHale is not walking through that door, and Robert Parish is not walking through that door. […]
  • Suns add former ASU star Diogu, others to training camp roster

    The Phoenix Suns announced they have added five players to their training camp roster, including former ASU star Ike Diogu. A six-year NBA veteran who was originally drafted by the Golden State Warriors ninth overall in 2005, Diogu has also spent time with the Trail Blazers, Kings, Clippers and Spurs. Diogu has career averages of […]
  • Suns’ Channing Frye has good chance of full recovery

    The Phoenix Suns got bad news Thursday when it was learned that Channing Frye would be out indefinitely after a routine preseason physical performed by team cardiologist Dr. Tim Byrne revealed the forward had developed a dilated cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart). Friday, Frye, Byrne and Suns president of basketball operations Lon Babby addressed the media, with […]
  • Suns’ Channing Frye sidelined indefinitely

    Phoenix Suns forward Channing Frye will be sidelined for an indefinite period of time, according to a press release issued by the team Thursday. Frye has developed a dilated cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart. The issue was discovered during Frye’s preseason physical. The former Arizona Wildcat will be re-evaluated in December. “Nothing is more important to […]
  • Bakersfield Jam holding open tryouts in Phoenix

    The Bakersfield Jam, the Suns’ D-League affiliate, will be holding open tryouts in the Phoenix area on Sept. 22 and 23 at US Airways Center. The top 20 players from the tryout will be selected to play in an All-Star game to conclude the two-day training camp. Pre-registration costs $150. However, you can still register […]
  • Jared Dudley steps into leadership role

    The Phoenix Suns underwent a considerable roster makeover this summer. Gone are veterans like Steve Nash and Grant Hill, leaving not only a void with talent, but also leadership. Enter Jared Dudley, who is now the longest-tenured member of the team at three-and-a-half years. A guest of Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf Friday, the […]
  • Suns interested in bringing Leandro Barbosa back

    Leandro Barbosa was a popular player during his seven year run with the Phoenix Suns. Nicknamed the “Brazlian Blur,” Barbosa averaged 12.6 points per contest, posting a career-best mark of 18.1 points per night in 2006-07. He won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award that season. Nagging injuries along with depth at the […]
  • Coyotes 6th, D-backs 10th in ESPN’s Ultimate Team Rankings

    Arizona teams are receiving plenty of respect in ESPN’s tenth annual Ultimate Team Rankings. The ranking system ESPN used is based on a combination of bang for the buck (revenue based), fan relations, ownership, affordability, stadium experience, players, coaching and title track. Despite not having an owner, the Coyotes rank sixth on the list and […]
  • Suns release 2012-13 TV broadcast schedule

    The Phoenix Suns announced their 2012-13 regular season television schedule Wednesday, and it will allow fans to follow all 82 regular season games on FOX Sports Arizona or one of the NBA’s national broadcasts. Starting with the home opener on October 31 against the Golden State Warriors, FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports Arizona Plus […]
  • Suns did little to improve this offseason, according to writer

    You could likely count the number of analysts who think the Phoenix Suns had a great offseason on one hand. Still, while few would argue that the Suns had a disastrous summer, it’s tough to figure losing Steve Nash and Grant Hill, among others, and replacing them with Goran Dragic, Michael Beasley and Luis Scola […]
  • Suns projected to finish second-worst in West

    Maybe Suns fans who are afraid the team is destined for mediocrity this upcoming season have nothing to worry about. rolled out its Summer Forecast for the Western Conference Tuesday, a list where they survey a plethora of ESPN basketball analysts and come up with some preseason rankings. The Suns come in 14th, ahead […]
  • Suns announce 2012-13 preseason schedule

    The Phoenix Suns will open their 2012-13 preseason schedule Wednesday, October 10 vs. the Sacramento Kings at Power Balance Pavilion, the team announced Thursday. In all, the Suns will play seven preseason games, including three on their home floor at US Airways Center: October 12 vs. Portland, October 22 vs. Sacramento and October 26 against […]

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