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  • 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’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 […]
  • Eric Gordon signs offer sheet from Suns

    Now that the moratorium on player movement in the NBA is over, the Phoenix Suns were able to move forward and sign restricted free agent guard Eric Gordon to an offer sheet. Arizona Sports 620’s own John Gambadoro reported it would happen Wednesday, and it did. Suns will sign Eric Gordon to the offer sheettoday […]
  • Watch: Steve Nash’s press conference in L.A.

    It all becomes official now. The NBA’s moratorium on player movement is over, and free agents can sign their contracts with new teams. That includes former Phoenix Sun Steve Nash, who is in Los Angeles to sign his deal with the Lakers and be introduced at a noon press conference. View more videos at: […]
  • Report: Suns will turn to Mayo if Gordon falls through

    The Suns made it obvious that their number one target in free agency was New Orleans guard Eric Gordon, but with the Hornets set to match it may be time for option two. And that, according to ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein, is Memphis guard O.J. Mayo. If Hornets match PHX offer sheet to Eric […]
  • Steve Nash lands in Los Angeles

    You know you’ve gone Hollywood when your arrival in Los Angeles is covered by TMZ. Steve Nash fits into that category, as the former Phoenix Sun is in southern California to sign his contract, and be introduced to the world as the newest member of the Los Angeles Lakers. When the TMZ reporter asked Nash […]
  • Report: Hornets not scared, will match Suns offer to Gordon

    Well that stinks. The Phoenix Suns were successful in getting star shooting guard Eric Gordon to agree to a contract, but it appears it will all be for naught. According to ESPN NBA insider Ric Bucher, the New Orleans Hornets will exercise their right to match the offer and keep the 23-year-old in town. Said […]
  • Report: Grant Hill looking at OKC, Miami

    Now that Steve Nash has exited stage left and gone to Hollywood to continue and likely end his basketball career, some of the Phoenix Suns’ focus turns toward veteran free agent forward Grant Hill. Hill, who will turn 40 in October, is rumored to have interest in joining Nash in Los Angeles with the Lakers […]
  • ESPN insider: Suns did the right thing by Steve Nash

    How could the Phoenix Suns let Steve Nash go? And, to facilitate a trade of their franchise guard to the rival Los Angeles Lakers, no less. While fans are understandably wrestling with emotions of bitterness and betrayal after Nash’s shocking departure, ESPN NBA insider Ric Bucher urges the Suns faithful to look at the bigger […]
  • ESPN insider: Suns likely to land Gordon in sign-and-trade

    As recently as last offseason, the New Orleans Hornets traded away a star because he said he did not want to be there. It’s the team’s decision to part with Chris Paul that has ESPN NBA insider Ric Bucher thinking they’ll ultimately do the same with Eric Gordon. Score one for Phoenix. Maybe. “They recognize […]
  • Suns draft picks highlight summer league roster

    July 9, 2012: Suns announce Las Vegas summer league roster Markieff Morris missed out on an NBA summer of play and instruction following his selection by the Suns in the draft last season because of the lockout. He will benefit this offseason, however. Morris and this year’s first-round draft pick Kendall Marshall are apart of […]
  • ESPN Insider tells how Nash to L.A. came together

    If you were using the weekend to apply a healing salve to cool the sting that was the Phoenix Suns agreeing to a sign-and-trade deal to send the most popular player in their history to the Los Angeles Lakers for draft picks, sorry. That sting may return. Marc Stein of ESPN sat down with Nash […]
  • Suns hoping Hornets learned nothing from history

    The up-and-coming shooting guard wanted to leave, but had little say in the matter. Whether because of a perceived slight by his current team, the idea of becoming “the man” somewhere else, or simply a desire to skip town, the plan was to sign an offer sheet somewhere else. “It’s a lot of things,” the […]
  • Suns withdraw qualifying offer to Aaron Brooks

    The Phoenix Suns have announced that they have withdrawn their qualifying offer to guard Aaron Brooks. Brooks is now an unrestricted free agent. Brooks was acquired by the Suns in 2011 in exchange for Goran Dragic and a first round pick. He averaged 9.6 points and 4.2 assists in 25 games with the Suns, but […]

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