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  • Suns run out to big lead, hold on late to top Wizards

    Arizona Republic "The team with two days' rest beat the team playing its fourth road game in five nights. The result of a 106-98 Suns victory Wednesday night at US Airways Center was NBA-predictable, but it did not diminish the value of the fresher Suns ending a two-game skid during a stretch of tough..." January 29

  • Report: Markieff And Marcus Morris Under Investigation For Assault "According to CBS 5 News, Phoenix Suns twins Marcus and Markieff Morris are being investigated by Phoenix police for their role in an alleged assault that occurred Saturday outside of a gym. " January 29

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Spokesman says NBA review of Matt Barnes incident confirmed that it was "not an interaction with Suns owner Robert Sarver" that led to fine

  • Clippers extinguish Suns, 120-100

    Clips Nation "After it seemed like this game would come down to the wire, the Clippers used a 24-6 over the final 7:15 to distance themselves from the Suns and ultimately win by 20. The third meeting of the year between the Clippers and the Suns went about as expected for the first 24 minutes. It was a very..." January 26

  • Goran Dragic insists Rockets will have equal chance in free agency

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets might have let guard Goran Dragic return to the Suns as a free agent, but Dragic said Friday that he would not hold that against them if they pursue him as a free agent next summer. Dragic signed a four-year deal with the Suns that gave him the power to opt out after his third..." January 26

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    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    Suns list Tyler Ennis, Brandon Wright as inactive; Wright out with a sore left heel #SunsVsClippers

  • Goran Dragic insists Rockets will have equal chance in free agency

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets might have let guard Goran Dragic return to the Suns as a free agent, but Dragic said Friday that he would not hold that against them if they pursue him as a free agent next summer. Dragic signed a four-year deal with the Suns that gave him the power to opt out after his third..." January 25

  • Suns Shut Down Any Archie Goodwin Suitors, Keep Him At Core Of Future

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns have made clear to Archie Goodwin and around the NBA that the franchise has the second-year guard as a cornerstone of its future, shutting down interested suitors, league sources told RealGM. Whenever contacted with interest from major- and minor- market teams, the Suns have..." January 22

  • Suns blow 25-point lead, hang on to beat Blazers

    Arizona Republic "The Suns pledge exciting basketball, but their fans could have done without the type that they provided Wednesday night. It was all good fun for a while when the Suns built a 25-point lead, but their fans or coaches will never feel comfortable again after seeing that turn into a five-point..." January 22

  • Nick Young trying to recruit Goran Dragic and Marc Gasol to Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Lakers fans aren’t used to the kind of losing that’s taking place this year and, rest assured, the organization will do what it can to return to winning ways as soon as possible. Magic Johnson would like to see the Lakers continue piling up losses to increase the chances of gaining a high pick..." January 22

  • Former Suns great Shawn Marion announces he will retire after this season

    Arizona Republic "When Shawn Marion headed to the Cleveland bench late in last week's game at US Airways Center, "The Matrix" was saying goodbye to Phoenix. Marion said he plans to retire after this season with Cleveland, ending a 15-year NBA career that was mostly spent as a star with the Suns. When the Suns..." January 21

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Stephon Marbury: I was depressed

    ESPN New York "Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury said the combination of his struggling basketball career, his failing "Starbury" sneaker company and the death of his father in 2007 led to a downward spiral that resulted in suicidal thoughts in 2009. "I wanted to die," Marbury said in an interview on HBO's..." January 21

  • Suns sweep season series with Lakers for 1st time in 9 years

    Arizona Republic "For anyone back East bothering to stay up to watch a bad Lakers team that was resting Kobe Bryant, some reintroductions to the Suns were in order for the Thursday night NBA viewing crowd. The Suns were playing on TNT for the first time in two years and they would prefer that nobody recalls that..." January 20

  • Archie Goodwin calls lack of opportunity with Suns ‘very frustrating’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Archie Goodwin is just 20 years old, and is already in his second season with the Suns. He’s talented, but raw — which is why the team has had him spending the majority of his time in the D-League this season. And that lack of opportunity with the varsity squad is beginning to wear on Goodwin..." January 20

  • Miles Plumlee on trade block "The Phoenix Suns are actively shopping big man Miles Plumlee in advance of the Feb. 19 trade deadline, according to league sources. Sources told ‎that the Suns are working in conjunction with Plumlee's agent, Mark Bartelstein, to try to find a new home for the third-year center, who..." January 19

  • Suns center Alex Len helps shore up team-rebounding issue

    Arizona Republic "Last week, Alex Len finally had good reason to get his veteran Suns teammates to stop calling him a rookie when he made his 83rd NBA appearance, going past the length of a season at the midpoint of his second year. If that experience threshold, Len's starting-center title or his past month's..." January 18

  • Jazz Sign Elliot Williams to a Second 10-Day Contract "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard Elliot Williams to a second 10-day contract. Williams signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Jan. 7 and has appeared in three Jazz games since, averaging 2.7 points in 8.6 minutes. When the Jazz signed him from the NBA Development..." January 17

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Three-way trade between LAC, BOS, PHX near, w/Austin Rivers to Clips, Reggie Bullock to Suns, Shavlik Randolph to Cs, per source.

  • Boston Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade "The Boston Celtics announced today that they have completed a three-team trade with the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns. The Celtics have acquired guard Chris Douglas-Roberts and a 2017 second round draft pick from the Clippers, and forward Shavlik Randolph from Phoenix in addition to a..." January 15

  • Suns return home, outshine LeBron James and the Cavaliers

    Arizona Republic "When the Suns could do no wrong Tuesday night, Markieff Morris was brilliant. It was a good thing for them that he was just as good when the Suns could do no right. The Suns were spoiling the return of LeBron James to Cleveland's lineup with a 19-point, third-quarter lead. Then the Cavaliers..." January 14

  • Grizzlies outlasted the Suns Sunday night in a double overtime affair

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies outlasted the Phoenix Suns Sunday night in a double overtime affair at the Grindhouse. Led by Zach Randolph and Mike Conley, Memphis won 122-110. Just win. That seems to be the mantra for every Grizzlies' victory this season. They don't blow out opponents or hold leads, they just..." January 12

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Jeff Hornacek said new acquisition Brandan Wright will play in #SunsAtGrizz today.

  • Suns acquire Brandan Wright

    Yahoo! Sports "The Phoenix Suns have reached agreement on a trade to acquire Boston Celtics forward Brandan Wright, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Suns will send the Celtics the 2015 first-round draft pick they own from the Minnesota Timberwolves, sources told Yahoo. The pick is protected from Nos...." January 10

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Boston is finalizing a trade to send forward Brandan Wright to the Phoenix Suns, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Marcus Morris screams at Suns coach Jeff Hornacek after technical foul

    Pro Basketball Talk "Marcus Morris was understandably upset. How he showed it was confounding. During the third quarter of last night’s Suns-Timberwolves game, Morris was battling Thaddeus Young for a loose ball, and Morris came up holding his face. He spoke briefly to a referee and appeared calm enough. Play..." January 08

  • Suns escape Minnesota with 113-111 win over Timberwolves

    Arizona Republic "Playing on a national TV stage for the first time, the Suns did not make the best showing for themselves but avoided ending Minnesota's 12-game losing streak with a 113-111 win at Target Center. After going 3 for 11, Markieff Morris made two clutch jumpers for the Suns to take a late lead, but..." January 08

  • Suns' Marcus Morris apologizes after shouting at coach Jeff Hornacek "Marcus Morris shouted directly in the face of coach Jeff Hornacek during Phoenix's 113-111 win in Minnesota on Wednesday, but cooler heads have apparently prevailed. Tensions mounted with a little less than three minutes to go in the third quarter, when Morris was issued a technical foul for..." January 08

  • Suns offense heats up at right time to down Bucks

    Arizona Republic "With single-digit temperatures and a river suitable for skating outside the Bradley Center, the thawing of the Suns moved about as fast as a windshield defrost Tuesday night. Amid the frozen, the Suns were letting it go. Their dribbles went where hands weren't waiting. Their passes went..." January 07

  • Suns Beat Raptors 125-109

    Bright Side Of The Sun "The Suns took advantage of a tired Toronto Raptors team who was looking to get back home after a six-game road trip...Here's how it happened. Archie with the rock in the open court is as cool as the other side of the pillow. RIP Stuart Scott The Phoenix Suns begin the game with a moment..." January 05

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    The Suns recalled Ennis, Goodwin and Warren from a three-game D-League assignment with the Jam. They are in OKC for #SunsAtThunder tonight.

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    The Suns recalled Ennis, Goodwin and Warren from a three-game D-League assignment with the Jam. They are in OKC for #SunsAtThunder tonight.

  • Red-hot Suns rally on Lakers for a six-game winning streak

    Arizona Republic "There was a first-half Suns team that put their winning streak in danger Sunday night. Then the team that had put the streak together showed up for the second half and extended the run, putting the Suns with Chicago as the hottest teams in the NBA with six-game winning streaks. The Suns..." December 29

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    There's hope that Josh Smith can complete his physical and sign deal with Houston to dress against Grizzlies tonight, but still uncertain.

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Piston acquire forward Anthony Tolliver from Suns for foward Tony Mitchell, per announcement from Suns.

  • Suns beat Dallas Mavericks at home, extend win streak

    Arizona Republic "After a 3-0 road trip, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek saw "a different focus" in front of him at Wednesday morning's shootaround to prepare for Dallas. That focus might have been on a better team. The Suns stumbled at home six times this season when favored to win, but they had a sharper focus for..." December 24

  • Phoenix Suns defeat Washington Wizards, extend road win streak

    Arizona Republic "Before the Suns ripped off a 3-0 road trip, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek reminded his team that it only takes a game to flip the switch on a season. They only had to wait five games last season, when a 99-96 road loss to a fully stocked San Antonio team showed the Suns their capabilities. But..." December 22

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose' "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Suns survive early game against the Knicks in 99-90 win

    Bright Side Of The Sun "First Quarter The Phoenix Suns got off to a beautiful start. After winning the tip off, they got into a nice half court set and swung the ball around the perimeter several times before finding Eric Bledsoe open for a 3. He drilled it. Things looked a little sluggish from here, with Markieff..." December 20

  • Knicks get glimpse at stud point guard tailor-made for them

    New York Post "Here come the Suns. And here comes Phoenix point guard Goran Dragic into the Garden for a Saturday matinee — a crafty, left-handed point guard who will be a free agent in July armed with a skill set that could make Phil Jackson’s triangle offense make sense. Knicks fans can dream. While big men..." December 20

  • Suns overtake Hornets, hang on for victory, snap 6-game skid

    Arizona Republic "The Suns kept charging at the hill with all the determination of a rhinoceros that did not have the stamina to clear the summit. In a game they once trailed by 17, the Suns pulled within one or two points five times in the first 10 minutes of the fourth quarter Wednesday night and never got..." December 18

  • NBA Commissioner talks new arena with Suns owner, but it's not 'imminent'

    Arizona Republic "Earlier this year, Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver acknowledged the need and desire for the franchise to play in a new arena with eight years left on the US Airways Center lease. Sarver also shared that sentiment with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently. "I had this conversation with..." December 18

  • Suns' Goran Dragic expected to play Wednesday against the Hornets

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Suns point guard Goran Dragic is expected to play Wednesday after going through a full shootaround and is listed as probable against the Hornets." December 17

  • Khris Middleton sinks buzzer beater to burn Suns in 96-94 win

    Brew Hoop "Six lead changes in the final 42 seconds. Six consecutive made baskets to close the game out. One ridiculous buzzer beater. One win for the road team. The Milwaukee Bucks got off to a very sluggish first half against the Phoenix Suns, allowing them to get whatever Phoenix wanted offensively..." December 16

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Among most active teams on phones: (in no order): Celtics, Pistons, Suns, Timberwolves, Hornets, Clippers, Pacers, Nets, Nuggets, Rockets.

  • Phoenix Suns players wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts

    Arizona Republic "The Phoenix Suns wore "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts during warm-ups and on the bench for their Monday night loss to Milwaukee. Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas organized the idea for the Suns to follow the lead of other NBA players and teams who have worn the protest shirt at games. The slogan..." December 16

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    Jon Bloom @JonBloom

    Gerald Green once again starting for Dragic, and @alexlen getting the call at center with Plumlee off the bench. #SunsVsBucks

  • Pistons hold off Suns, end losing streak at 13

    Detroit News "Conventional wisdom goes out the window when you're knocking on infamy's doorstep, when carefully constructed game plans turn futile and you're facing the prospect of going nearly 30 days without feeling the simple satisfaction of an NBA victory. All the stops were pulled Friday, as Pistons..." December 13

  • Suns' Babby: 'We don't have a home-court advantage'

    Arizona Republic "The Suns are not off to the hot start they had last season, and much of the struggles have gone down in the friendly confines of US Airways Center. Too friendly, according Suns president of basketball operations Lon Babby. The Suns are 6-5 at home, and currently find themselves in an early..." December 13

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    Vincent Ellis @Vincent_Ellis56

    Suns expect Isaiah Thomas (right ankle) to play tonight after 8-game absence. #Pistons