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  • Nash, Hill out Friday vs. Nets

    With a long road trip looming, the Phoenix Suns (4-6) can not really afford to drop Friday’s game against the New Jersey Nets (2-9). The game got a little tougher late Friday, though, as Alvin Gentry announced that both Steve Nash and Grant Hill will not be playing. Nash, who has an injured back, and […]
  • Michael Redd shows promise in Suns debut

    Michael Redd scored 12 points in his debut with the Suns Thursday night, showing that he is ready to finally see time on the court. Redd joined the Suns as a free agent after spending 11 years with the Milwaukee Bucks. He struggled with injuries — including ACL and MCL tears in his left knee […]
  • Gentry respects Kobe’s opinion, has ‘no fear’ of Lakers

    Despite the national attention Kobe Bryant’s opinion about the Suns has received, coach Alvin Gentry doesn’t take it personally and understands his reasoning. “I don’t have any [ill-feelings] toward what he said,” Gentry told Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo on Thursday. “We had a pretty good run against them before they got Pau (Gasol). […]
  • Michael Redd-y to make Suns debut

    Two years and two days after tearing the ACL and MCL in his left knee for a second time, Michael Redd will make his Phoenix Suns debut Thursday against the Cleveland Cavaliers at US Airways Center. “He’ll go tonight,” said head coach Alvin Gentry, following shoot-around Thursday. “We’ll stick him in and see what’s going […]
  • Wrong move for right reasons? The Suns and Steve Nash

    Loyalty. Defined as “the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations,” the topic has come up over the last few days on on a variety of stories. The most recent case involves the Phoenix Suns and their point guard, leader and face of the franchise Steve Nash. In an interview […]
  • Babby understands keeping Nash comes with risk

    Lon Babby told Steve Nash that he’ll be a Phoenix Sun for as long as he wants to. The president of basketball operations told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf the team will not look to trade the 37-year-old star, unless of course he decides he’d rather wear another team’s uniform. Could that decision lead […]
  • Nash takes the high road on Kobe comments

    The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Phoenix Suns 99-83 on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. Kobe Bryant played like, well, Kobe Bryant, pumping in 48 points in the Lakers’ triumph. For 39 minutes, Bryant played like he hated the Phoenix Suns, and after the game he confirmed it. “I don’t like them, I don’t like […]
  • Kobe Bryant on Suns: ‘I don’t like them’

    Kobe Bryant is a Suns killer. Bryant lit up the Suns for 48 points in Lakers’ win Tuesday night, his highest single-game point total in the regular season since he scored 49 against the Suns on March 1, 2009. In fact, Tuesday’s output marked the 9th time in 45 games since 2004 (when Nash returned […]
  • Numbers are in, Suns ranked 11th in power rankings

    The Phoenix Suns are currently 4-4 after a shaky 1-3 start, yet they’re ranked 11th in the league according to ESPN analyst John Hollinger’s power rankings. The system is based off of points allowed and scored, recent performance, road and home games, and the strength of schedule. This method provides a better display of a […]
  • Steve Nash has no plans to ask for a trade

    Don’t expect Steve Nash to ask for a trade. He hasn’t up to this point, and no matter how bad things may eventually get in the desert, he’s not planning on doing so in the future. In an interview with’s Marc Stein, Nash said the idea of moving him to a contender is a […]
  • Ex-Laker Shannon Brown returns to L.A.

    Shannon Brown has just one request. “I just hope they don’t boo me.” Brown makes his first trip back to L.A. Tuesday when the Suns play the Lakers, Brown’s former team. He signed with the Suns as a free agent when the lockout was lifted. “It’s the first place I went to where I really […]
  • Gortat thriving without splint

    It turns out playing with a splint on a broken right thumb really is a hindrance. Marcin Gortat is living proof. In Sunday’s win over Milwaukee, the Suns center led all scorers with 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting. In the two games since having his splint removed, Gortat is shooting a blistering 83% from the […]
  • Hakim Warrick “Tebows” in pre-game huddle

    It’s sweeping the nation and on Sunday it was on display at US Airways Center. Hakim Warrick, in the Suns pre-game huddle, “Tebow’d”. “The crazy thing is,” he said afterwords, “as I was doing it I think that’s when he threw his 80-yard bomb.” Warrick, before dropping to one knee and placing his right hand […]
  • Frye on the mark in Suns win over Milwaukee

    In his first four full seasons in the NBA, Channing Frye made a total of 20 three-point shots. So it came as a bit of a surprise when Frye landed in Phoenix, and immediately became one of the league’s premier long-distance shooters. Frye made 374 three- pointers from 2009 to 2011, the 2nd-highest total in […]
  • Michael ‘almost’ Redd(y) to make Suns debut

    Before Sunday night’s game against Milwaukee, Suns head coach Alvin Gentry said Michael Redd is “almost” ready to make his debut. Gentry mentionned “stick(ing) him out there” for a couple of minutes when the Suns host Cleveland Thursday, which would be two weeks to the day after Redd signed. “That’s encouraging,” Redd responded when told […]
  • Suns’ Gortat promises better rebounding

    As a Suns starter last season Marcin Gortat grabbed almost 11 rebounds (10.8) a game. Through the first six games this season, he’s averaging 6.5 rebounds — unacceptable by his standards. Gortat, however, is coming off his best rebounding performance of the season. Against Dallas Wednesday night, he grabbed 10 boards — one more than […]
  • Suns may change starting lineup

    Teams can’t win games in the first quarter but they can certainly lose games in the first quarter. The Suns have lost the first quarter four times in their first six games, getting outscored 148-132. They are the only team in the league yet to hold a lead after the first twelve minutes of action. […]
  • Suns refuse to abandon run-and-gun offense

    The Phoenix Suns have notoriously been known around the league as a team that thrives off the run-and-gun offense. While the Suns haven’t resembled the high-octane offense of years past in the early going this season, it doesn’t appear they are abandoning their token trademark style of play anytime soon. “We want to stay up […]
  • Markieff Morris surprising everyone but the Suns

    Suns rookie Markieff Morris is playing 20 minutes a game for the team, averaging 9.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per contest. Numbers like that have put Morris in the company of some of the league’s best rookies, as he ranks eighth in scoring and is tied for second in rebounding. And, really, Morris has been […]
  • Nash, Hill, Gortat on NBA All-Star ballot

    The NBA season has only been underway for a little more than a week, but because of the lockout, it’s already time to start thinking about the league’s annual All-Star Game. February 26th, the NBA’s best will descend upon Orlando’s Amway Center for the 61st NBA All-Star Game. On Wednesday, the ballots for fan voting […]

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