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  • Not elite, Suns must be careful when making moves

    Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby knows the Suns are not among the elite teams in terms of talent or financial resources. That fact, he told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf Friday, means the team has to attack roster construction a little differently than some of the competition. “If you look at our […]
  • Suns will look to add depth at center position

    The Phoenix Suns’ trade of Robin Lopez to New Orleans brought them former top-five pick Wesley Johnson and a draft pick. But it left them a hole at backup center. Lopez had filled the role for a season-and-a-half, mixing moments of excellence with nights of disappointment. Still, for all his faults, competent seven-footers don’t exactly […]
  • Suns hire Steve Albert as new TV play-by-play announcer

    The Phoenix Suns have made a change in the broadcast booth. The team announced Friday it has hired Steve Albert as the new play-by-play announcer. Albert will call the action on all Fox Sports Arizona Suns broadcasts. “We are excited to attract someone with Steve’s broadcasting skills, versatility and experience to our organization,” said Suns […]
  • Suns trade Lopez and Warrick, land Wesley Johnson, pick

    Though the deal was agreed to days ago, some complications seemed to put it in jeopardy. But now, it’s officially official: Robin Lopez’s up-and-down tenure with the Phoenix Suns has come to an end. The Suns announced Friday they have traded Lopez and forward Hakim Warrick — along with cash considerations — to the Hornets, […]
  • Brad Casper resigns as President of Phoenix Suns

    Brad Casper has resigned as President of the Phoenix Suns, according to a team press release. Chief Operating Officer Jason Rowley will step in immediately and assume the duties for the team’s business operations as president. Suns’ Vice President of Communications Tanya Wheeless explained the reason for the change. “As [Casper] stated in his statement, […]
  • Shannon Brown: We’re going to open a lot of eyes

    It turns out that while the Phoenix Suns fell short of making the playoffs with their late-season run in 2011, it wasn’t a complete loss. The late-season push was key for bringing back shooting guard Shannon Brown, who officially re-signed with the team Wednesday. “I saw some good things at the end of last season […]
  • Suns to get another look for the winter?

    Word that the Phoenix Suns would be wearing a ‘throwback jersey’ this season leaked earlier this week, and now it appears they may be adding yet another look to the repertoire for 2012-13. According to a photo from Adidas, who provides NBA team with their uniforms, the Suns will don a new look as part […]
  • Hornets want Robin Lopez, three-way-trade in the works?

    With all the wheeling and dealing the Phoenix Suns have done this offseason, it’s somewhat surprising how quiet things have been on the Robin Lopez front. The four-year pro is a restricted free agent who has yet to receive offers from other NBA teams. According to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, that may change soon. Hornets, […]
  • Alvin Gentry finalizing coaching staff

    July 23, 2012: Turner interviews with Portland, rest of staff to return While the roster has undergone a significant remodeling, the coaching staff is staying largely intact. With the exception of Bill Cartwright, the Suns next season will welcome back assistants Dan Majerle, Igor Kokoskov and Noel Gillespie. Cartwright did not have his contract renewed […]
  • Morris, Marshall take first step towards next season

    July 23, 2012: Summer Suns review Wins are secondary when it comes to the Las Vegas Summer League. Yes, teams want to win but what they want even more is to see their young talent on the floor show some promise, some flashes of brilliance that validates that team’s decision to bring them on board. […]
  • Report: Suns to wear throwback jerseys next season

    The Phoenix Suns will have a new look next season. Sort of. According to, many NBA teams will be adding a jersey for next season, including the Suns. “I saw the Spring 2013 Adidas NBA Catalog and there are some new on-court offerings,” says Chris Blackstone. “There are new jerseys for Christmas Day and […]
  • Grant Hill: Thank You Fans

    July 22, 2012: Hill writes thank you letter to Suns fans It was not a surprise to open up this morning’s paper to see Grant Hill take a full page ad out to express his appreciation to the Phoenix Suns fans. The surprise would’ve been if he hadn’t done so. Hill is the epitome of […]
  • Grant Hill reflects fondly on time with Suns, ready to move on

    Despite Grant Hill’s desire to stay with the Phoenix Suns, it became increasingly clear it was time to move on. “Sometimes change can be painful but it’s just the reality of sports,” Hill told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf Show Friday. “So it’s nobody’s fault. I just think if I am an outsider looking […]
  • Gentry: ‘We like Beasley for his versatility’

    With every NBA offseason come changes to a team’s roster, and the Phoenix Suns are no different. With Friday’s signing of Michael Beasley, the Suns have acquired three new players during 2012’s free agency period. While point guard Goran Dragic will attempt to fill the shoes left behind by Steve Nash and Luis Scola’s place […]
  • Suns, Beasley looking for fresh start together

    Michael Beasley knows he has a questionable past. Known for issues with marijuana, questionable effort and unfulfilled potential, the Suns’ newest player is coming to town with a goal of turning around his career and becoming the player many expected him to be when he was taken 2nd overall in the 2008 NBA Draft. “I’d […]
  • Lon Babby: It’s a bright new day

    July 20, 2012: Suns a team in transition, part II The day before Suns managing partner Robert Sarver joined NBA TV, Lon Babby, the Suns president of basketball operations, made an appearance at the start of the second quarter of the Suns summer league game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Most of what he said had […]
  • Phoenix Suns re-sign G Shannon Brown

    The Phoenix Suns’ search for a shooting guard has apparently come to an end, as they’ve reached contract terms with free agent Shannon Brown, who spent the 2011-12 season with the team. According to Arizona Sports 620’s own John Gambadoro, the contract is for two years. Brown, 26, played in 59 of 66 games for […]
  • Mistake with Goran Dragic works out well for Suns

    The Phoenix Suns introduced the newest member of their team Thursday, and it just so happens that the new guy is an old guy. So to speak. “Many of us, I think, that had Goran not left he would have never had the opportunity to spread his wings and grow in the way he has,” […]
  • A Sun again, Goran Dragic happy to come home

    Goran Dragic is proof you can go home again. “I am really happy to be back,” Dragic told reporters at a press conference Thursday. “Phoenix is my home.” Dragic, who was drafted in 2008 by the Phoenix Suns, maintained a close relationship with head coach Alvin Gentry and opted to return to the team and […]
  • Robert Sarver: It’s going to take time

    July 19, 2012: Suns a team in transition, part I Suns managing partner Robert Sarver has kept a low profile since the lockout ended last season. He’s granted only a handful of interviews either locally or nationally. Last night, however, he made an appearance on NBA TV at the start of the second half of […]

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