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  • Nash doesn’t anticipate changing addresses

    There are certain stories in Phoenix that just won’t go away. Immigration controversy, the plight of the Phoenix Coyotes and rumors surrounding the future of Suns’ point guard Steve Nash have been prevalent for years. With the Suns heading into the 2011-12 season without lofty expectations, the rumors about trading Nash aren’t going anywhere, especially […]
  • Phoenix Suns get defensive

    It sounds simple. “You definitely want to keep the opposition’s score under yours.” The execution is not. “This stuff is not easy. Scoring is fun. Playing defense is hard.” New Suns assistant Elston Turner is here to try to make it a little easier with concepts proven to be successful over his 14 years as […]
  • Suns waive guard Zabian Dowdell, sign Ronnie Price

    The Phoenix Suns added a couple players Tuesday while saying goodbye to another, as the team said hello to Ronnie Price while saying goodbye to Zabian Dowdell. A six-year NBA veteran, Price owns career averages of 3.6 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Phoenix will be his third NBA stop after stints with […]
  • Gentry, Suns considering resting players

    In a typical year an 82-game NBA season is played out over 170 days. This, however, is not a typical year. The Suns will play 66 games in 122 days, starting the day after Christmas. “You’ve got to embrace (the schedule) and just try to do the best you can to take care of yourself,” […]
  • Familiarity may help Suns

    The NBA season begins in 14 days. The first pre-season game is in eight days. Suns training camp is now in its third day. In other words, there isn’t a lot of time to get ready. With the season not starting on time because of the lockout, teams are re-evaluating what they had hoped to […]
  • Babby, Suns had to work to get Grant Hill back

    There’s normally not a lot of interest in 39-year-old free agents in the National Basketball Association. Consider Grant Hill an exception to that “rule”. Hill was pursued by several teams, including contenders like the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks. But in the end, Hill opted to stay in Phoenix […]
  • Gentry picks Gaines over Majerle to be tenth man

    Head coach Alvin Gentry called it a tough decision. “We had to sleep on that one. We really did.” Gentry, because the contracts of free agents Grant Hill and Sebastian Telfair as well as rookie Markieff Morris had not yet become official by the start of training camp Saturday night, needed another body to give […]
  • Suns open ‘competitive’ camp

    The Suns expect to be a playoff team this season. Before that can occur however the Suns need to show they can be competitive; and that starts now, in training camp. “We need to get ourselves in a position where we’re consistently competing, whether it be in drills or scrimmages or whatever,” explained head coach […]
  • Report: Pietrus trade to Toronto called off

    Swingman Mickael Pietrus was back before he left. According to Paul Coro, Pietrus was to head to Toronto for a conditional second-round pick, but he was found to have a small knee injury that still needs a few weeks of treatment. [Pietrus’ agent Bill] McCandless said the trade has been “postponed” and that Pietrus did […]
  • Suns waive Vince Carter

    A series of moves by the Phoenix Suns continued on Friday as they cut ties with guard Vince Carter, according to a Tweet from The Arizona Republic’s Paul Coro. The move was not much of a surprise as the aging Carter was to earn $18 million this year. The Suns will be responsible for paying […]
  • Grant Hill staying with Phoenix Suns

    Veteran free agent forward Grant Hill has decided to stay in Phoenix, agreeing to a one-year, $6.5 million contract according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic. Hill had interest from several other teams, including the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs, but opted to stay in Phoenix, where he […]
  • Suns will deal Mickael Pietrus to Toronto

    As doors open for training camps all around the National Basketball Association, the Phoenix Suns remained busy on Friday, agreeing to trade swingman Mickael Pietrus and cash to the Toronto Raptors for a conditional second round pick. The deal is contingent on Pietrus passing a physical in Toronto. Pietrus was acquired by the Suns from […]
  • Report: Free agent Shannon Brown will sign with Suns

    One day before free agents can officially sign with NBA teams, reports have circulated that free agent guard Shannon Brown will sign a contract with the Phoenix Suns. The deal, a one-year, $3.5 million deal has been confirmed by Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro. The deal will be made official on Friday. Brown, 26, has […]
  • Suns agree to contract with Sebastian Telfair

    The seemingly never-ending search for a backup point guard in Phoenix has led to Sebastian Telfair. Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro reports the Suns have agreed to a one-year contract worth between $1.5 and $2 million with the 26-year-old former lottery pick. Telfair was originally drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 13th pick […]
  • Grant Hill leaning towards Knicks?

    It was widely thought — maybe even assumed — that Grant Hill would return to the Suns. The team wanted him back and, as far as anyone knew, he wanted to come back. That may not be the case anymore. According to the New York Post, Hill may be in a New York state of […]
  • Gentry’s biggest challenge will be keeping Suns fresh

    PHOENIX – Now that the lockout has ended, we can finally look forward to the upcoming NBA season. For the Phoenix Suns, the abbreviated 66-game season will present some tough challenges for a team that relies heavily on older players like Steve Nash and possibly Grant Hill. “It’s going to be a sprint, all the […]
  • Suns’ 2011-12 schedule officially released

    The NBA released its truncated 66-game regular season schedule on Tuesday, and for the Phoenix Suns, the campaign gets started the day after Christmas. Monday, December 26th, Phoenix will tip-off their 44th season against the New Orleans Hornets in downtown Phoenix. The Suns will play two sets of back-to-back-to-back games this season. On February 13, […]
  • Jam-packed schedule will challenge Suns

    The NBA lockout-shortened season will put the character, chemistry and cohesiveness of the Phoenix Suns to the test. Team leader and face of the franchise Steve Nash believes he’s prepared to welcome the challenge. “I mean I think everyone’s going to be leery of it,” said Nash. “It’s going to be brutal. But, I feel […]
  • Gortat ready to take next step for Phoenix Suns

    The Suns acquired Marcin Gortat in December of last year, and at the time there were questions about what kind of player the team added. Gortat was 26 at the time, and had spent his entire career backing up Dwight Howard in Orlando. At 6-foot-11 and 240 pounds, he had the size to be a […]
  • Suns home schedule lacks star power

    The reigning MVP. The Defensive Player of the Year. Ten of the 12 Eastern Conference All-Stars. Six of the eight Eastern Conference playoff teams. And Amare Stoudemire. Fans will see none of the above at US Airways Center this season. The Suns home schedule is devoid of many of the game’s biggest names (Derrick Rose, […]

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