Suns Rumors & News

  • Warriors, Curry soar right past Suns

    CSN Bay Area "Three days after going where no NBA team has ever gone, the Warriors on Friday outdid themselves by going where no major American professional sports team has gone. By hanging a 135-116 defeat on the Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Warriors upped their record to 17-0, becoming the first..." November 28

  • New Orleans Pelicans get first road victory, beat Phoenix Suns 120-114

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans didn't fade in second half like they had done in their previous seven road games. On Wednesday night, New Orleans overcome a horrible start and executed effectively down the stretch to escape with a 120-114 victory against the Phoenix Suns at the Talking Stick Resort..." November 26

  • Suns To Sign Bryce Cotton From D-League

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns are in the process of calling up Bryce Cotton from the Austin Spurs of the D-League. Cotton was with the Utah Jazz in the preseason but didn't make their regular season roster." November 26

  • Suns' rash of turnovers mostly self-induced

    Arizona Republic "The Suns made a remarkable number of turnovers against the NBA’s top scoring defense but not because of the NBA’s top scoring defense. The turnover issues were nothing new for the Suns, but Sunday’s 28 miscues -- the franchise’s second-highest game total of the 2000s -- were earned mostly on..." November 25

  • Spurs burn Suns 98-84 in Parker classic

    Pounding The Rock "The Spurs, missing LaMarcus Aldridge, depended on a throwback game from Tony Parker and solid contributions from Kawhi Leonard, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili to put the Phoenix Suns away comfortably. The Suns were missing Eric Bledsoe and were on the second night of a back-to back, but they kept..." November 24

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Eric Bledsoe (left knee) is out for #SunsAtSpurs tonight.

  • Anthony Davis scores 32, Ryan Anderson 29 in New Orleans Pelicans' 122-116 victory vs. Suns

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Ryan Anderson came into Sunday's game confident about the New Orleans Pelicans' chances of keeping their momentum surging from Friday's big win against the San Antonio Spurs. He also made sure to do his part and so did Anthony Davis, who made a clutch 3-pointer with 54.5 seconds with the score..." November 23

  • Brandon Knight's 38 points fuel Suns rally for win in Denver

    Arizona Republic "Rallying from a 17-point, second-half deficit on the road takes more than hot shooting and good fortune. In the Suns’ case for an invigorating 114-107 victory Friday night at Denver, such a rally required leadership, resolve, defense, depth and – as most wins will demand with this team – a lot..." November 21

  • Bulls survive nicely as Derrick Rose sits out with sprained ankle

    Chicago Tribune "Playing without Derrick Rose is a position the Bulls know well. Perhaps that’s why they didn’t miss a beat Wednesday night when Rose succumbed to the sprained ankle he suffered on Monday, kicking off their four-game trip with a 103-97 victory over the Suns. Jimmy Butler scored 14 of his 32..." November 19

  • Champions League set to debut in 2016 with former NBA players, 16 teams

    USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18

  • Kidd frank on reason for trading Brandon Knight

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Jason Kidd didn't hold back Tuesday night when he was asked about the reason for trading point guard Brandon Knight at last season's February trade deadline. Knight was having a strong season for the Bucks but was sent out at the deadline to Phoenix as part of a three-team trade. The Bucks got..." November 18

  • Suns finish off Lakers late as Brandon Knight posts first career triple-double

    Arizona Republic "The Suns' 3-0 start to this four-game homestand was helped by an assist from the schedule-maker but the assist does not count without the finish. The Suns have pounced on three consecutive visitors who played on the previous night while the Suns were resting at home. The Suns wore down the..." November 17

  • Billy Hunter files amended wrongful-termination complaint against NBPA

    The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17

  • Eric Bledsoe hits higher level of play for Phoenix Suns

    Arizona Republic "Be aggressive but patient. Be more vocal while Tyson Chandler becomes the leader. Be confident in play but not cocky in behavior. The expectations for Eric Bledsoe’s balancing act this season, while paired with a new backcourt mate, were just short of asking him to play with a chair..." November 16

  • Eric Bledsoe leads Phoenix Suns to throttling of Denver Nuggets

    Arizona Republic "It is infinitely better to be great when it counts. The Suns played so poorly on a preseason trip to Denver that they were trailing by 27 points, 63-36, by halftime. A month later in a game of consequence, the Suns annihilated the Nuggets with a 60-28 at halftime for the franchise’s best..." November 15

  • Knight, Bledsoe shine in rout of Clippers

    Arizona Republic "The Suns knew they were not far away from being the quality team they envisioned and finishing off games like the one they almost won against the Clippers earlier this month in Los Angeles. Moving the venue to Phoenix nine days later and taking the Clippers starting backcourt, Chris Paul and..." November 13

  • Hedo Turkoglu retires from the NBA

    USA Today "Hedo Turkoglu announced his retirement Friday in a press release from the Orlando Magic. Turkoglu played 15 seasons in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers. “I am very thankful and grateful for the..." November 13

  • Report: Gerald Green Had Bloody Hands, Punched Someone In The Eye

    Miami Herald "When the Miami Heat announced Tuesday it was suspending sharpshooting guard Gerald Green for two games because of conduct detrimental to the team, team president Pat Riley didn’t exactly say why, calling it a “personal matter.” But a Nov. 4 City of Miami police incident report shed more light...." November 12

  • Westbrook, Waiters fuel attack as OKC dumps Phoenix, 124-103

    Welcome To Loud City "The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Phoenix Suns at home, 124-103. The win breaks the Thunder's three game losing streak, and at least temporarily, should quell some of the growing frustrations in OKC over the Thunder's uneven start to the season. The Thunder controlled much of the game but,..." November 09

  • Morris blasts Suns fans: Pistons fans would've booed better

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons fans are starting to like this guy. Marcus Morris gave it to Phoenix Suns fans after he scored 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting in the Pistons' 100-92 victory Friday night. He also got one against his twin brother, Markieff, who finished with 18 points on 9-for-21..." November 08

  • Jackson leads Pistons to win over Suns, 4-1 start

    Detroit News "The Pistons started their six-game west-coast trip the same way they started the season — with a surprising win. Buoyed by a nice spurt to open the season, the Pistons continued their momentum, passing the first big test of the road trip, using a fourth-quarter burst — fueled by Reggie Jackson..." November 07

  • Pistons’ 'disrespected' Morris wants to shine vs. Suns

    Detroit Free Press "This one is personal. Tonight, for the first time since the Pistons acquired forward Marcus Morris in the off-season, he will face the Phoenix Suns. Phoenix is where he felt he was underused. It’s where he felt slighted. The Suns unceremoniously sent him to Detroit without a phone..." November 06

  • Shaq Will Dress Up As a Cowboys Cheerleader If They Miss the Playoffs

    Complex "Without Tony Romo the Dallas Cowboys look to be pretty bad. Hopefully most people remember this the next time he commits a crunch-time turnover and gets annihilated on social media. However the rest of the NFC East also appears to suck, and because of that Dallas fans shouldn't yet write-off this..." November 06

  • Smart and crisp Blazers beat up Utah at both ends of court

    CSN Northwest "Shooting the ball well, particularly from distance, is the ultimate band-aid in basketball. It covers a whole bunch of ugly scars. The Trail Blazers went just 15 for 32 from the foul line and had 19 turnovers Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz and yet still whipped the Jazz at both ends of..." November 05

  • Phoenix Suns down Cousins-less Sacramento Kings, 118-97

    Arizona Republic "The Suns had issues with trying to beat the Sacramento Kings in recent years. Check that, the Suns had problems with trying to handle Kings center DeMarcus Cousins in recent years. The Kings have handed the Suns five regretful losses over the past two seasons but a Suns defeat on Wednesday..." November 05

  • Gerald Green 911: 'He's Unconscious & Bleeding'

    TMZ "Miami Heat guard Gerald Green was unconscious and bleeding when someone at his condo complex called 911 ... TMZ Sports has learned. We obtained the call ... made Wednesday morning ... in which the caller tells 911, "I have a resident that just passed out. He’s bleeding. He just passed out..." November 05

  • Heat’s Gerald Green admitted to hospital for undisclosed reason

    Pro Basketball Talk "Gerald Green did not play for the Miami Heat Tuesday night against Atlanta for what was simply described as an illness. Wednesday he was admitted to a Miami-area hospital, but the reason has yet to be disclosed. According to Ira Winderman at the Sun-Sentinel he was transported by ambulance..." November 05

  • Oddsmakers say George Karl, Lionel Hollins coaches on hottest seats

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s inevitable. Some team is going to get off to a slow start, ownership/top management will be looking for a scapegoat, and a coach will get fired in the middle of the season. Even though the guys swinging the axe are more likely at fault for the team’s problems than the guy on the receiving..." November 04

  • Motion for new grand jury in Markieff, Marcus Morris case denied

    Detroit Free Press "A motion to remand Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris and Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris' felony aggravated-assault case to a new grand jury was denied in a ruling filed last week in Maricopa County (Ariz.) Superior Court. The Morris' attorneys claimed that the grand jury that indicted..." November 04

  • Clippers defeat Suns 102-96, move to 4-0

    Clips Nation "The Clippers remain unbeaten in the 2015-2016 season after a tough win over the gritty Phoenix Suns. The Clippers were up most of the game and looked like they could pull away early in the 3rd quarter, but the Suns came back and never really left. Although the final result wasn't in too much..." November 03

  • Backcourt dominates as Phoenix Suns beat Blazers again

    Arizona Republic "Once the Suns roster was settled this season, the people who had put it together and would coach it had a vision of how dynamic the backcourt could be, how improved the defense could look and how much better they could close out games. In 26 hours over two cities, the vision became reality. A..." November 01

  • Phoenix Suns rebound from poor opener to rout Blazers

    Arizona Republic "In the preseason, the Phoenix Suns never really got a good look at the starting lineup they retooled over the offseason. Injuries, illnesses and a short six-game exhibition schedule conspired to keep the key Phoenix players from playing together. The season opener didn’t provide much of a sense..." October 31

  • Steve Nash Was Inducted Into the Suns' Ring of Honor Last Night

    Complex "On Friday, Steve Nash was inducted into the Phoenix Suns' Ring of Honor. Nash joins Alvin Adams, Charles Barkley, Tom Chambers, Water Davis, Connie Hawkins, Kevin Johnson, Dan Majerle, Dick Van Arsdale and Paul Westphal to be honored by the organization. From 2004 to 2012, Nash played for the..." October 31

  • NBA All-Star Game will reportedly feature Kia ads on jerseys

    Yahoo! Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver has regularly talked up the supposed inevitability of official uniforms featuring advertisements, which would serve as another revenue stream for the league and continue the professional sports world's embrace of leveraging every available surface for financial gain...." October 30

  • Mavericks keep foot on the gas in opener, cruise to victory in Phoenix

    Dallas Morning News "Perhaps it's Tyson Chandler, not the Mavericks, who should have second thoughts about the events of free agency this summer. On opening night of their 2015-16 season, the Mavericks certainly could put any lingering effects of the offseason behind them as they smoked Chandler and his new team,..." October 29

  • Suns exercise options on T.J. Warren, Alex Len, Archie Goodwin

    Arizona Republic "The Suns picked up 2016-17 team options on the contracts of Alex Len, T.J. Warren and Archie Goodwin. Len, 22, progressed to starting center in his second season last year, making it an easy choice to exercise a $4.82 million option for the final year of his rookie contract. That will be a $1..." October 27

  • 2016 NBA free agency could dominate this season in an ugly way

    Sporting News "The 2015-16 NBA season is set to get underway. There will be 1,230 games played in the regular season, and another 80-90 games in the playoffs over the next eight months before we finally settle on another champion. And then the real fun begins. That’s because the next free agency period,..." October 27

  • Silver does not expect NBA breaks for FIBA, says preseason will likely be reduced

    The Score "It is highly unlikely the NBA will employ international soccer-like breaks in its regular season in order to accommodate FIBA's new World Cup qualifiers, which will overlap with the NBA season beginning in 2017, commissioner Adam Silver stated Friday. Silver touched on the topic at a news..." October 24

  • Tyson Chandler calls out Mark Cuban for 'bulls—' long-term promise

    Sporting News "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wasn’t shy about expressing his feelings when DeAndre Jordan jilted his team, but another big man is taking him to task for not abiding by his word. Suns center Tyson Chandler said he was told by Cuban that he’d be a part of the team’s long-term plans. But after he..." October 23

  • Lamar Odom crisis spurs union plans to help NBA players adjust to retirement

    Yahoo! Sports "National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts told Yahoo Sports that Lamar Odom's crisis has "reignited" discussions to create a program to aid NBA players who are transitioning toward retirement. Odom was found unconscious at a brothel in rural Nevada last week in..." October 22

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for 'regulatory framework' to daily fantasy sports

    Sporting News "Even though NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league will continue its partnership with daily fantasy sites like FanDuel and DraftKings, he thinks it's time concrete regulations were put into place to keep the multi-billion-dollar industry in check. "There should be a regulatory framework;..." October 22

  • Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, facing sexual-abuse allegations, not seeking reelection

    Pro Basketball Talk "Former NBA player Kevin Johnson – facing numerous scandals, including multiple cases of sexual abuse – announced he will not seek a third term as Sacramento mayor." October 21

  • Phoenix Suns eager for Bledsoe-Knight chemistry

    Arizona Republic "Suns point guards Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight have shared the court for a total of 11 minutes in the preseason, all of them back in the opener on Oct. 7. Circumstances keep getting in the way of the two starters actually playing together. Early in camp, with seemingly so much time ahead to..." October 20

  • Suns eager for Bledsoe-Knight chemistry

    Arizona Republic "Suns point guards Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight have shared the court for a total of 11 minutes in the preseason, all of them back in the opener on Oct. 7. Circumstances keep getting in the way of the two starters actually playing together. Early in camp, with seemingly so much time ahead to..." October 20

  • NBA moves window for rookie-deal extensions back 2 days to Nov. 2

    ESPN "The window to sign former first-round picks to contract extensions entering the fourth and final year of their rookie contracts will be two days longer than normal this season. The NBA has confirmed to that the usual Oct. 31 deadline for such extensions has been officially moved to..." October 13

  • Suns center Alex Len trained with Tim Duncan in offseason

    CBS Sports "After being injured for the majority of his rookie year, Phoenix Suns center Alex Len showed flashes of his potential last season by averaging 6.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 22 minutes per game. Wanting to further develop his game, Len sought the help of San Antonio Spurs big man Tim..." October 11

  • Markieff Morris, Phoenix Suns fans moving on

    Arizona Republic "Markieff Morris was willing to earn back the support of Suns fans, but it came easier than expected. For most of the past two months, Markieff Morris fell out of favor with many Suns fans for his media comments and tweets about wanting out of Phoenix, but it did not sound like it Wednesday..." October 09

  • Changed diet, improved game, is Eric Bledsoe ready to lead a playoff team?

    CBS Sports "You can choose to believe it or not, but Eric Bledsoe swears he's just naturally built like the muscle-bound miniature tank that he is. "I'm just naturally like this," Bledsoe says when asked about his physique. "I try to do stuff to help prevent injuries but people don't believe me when I say..." October 08

  • Union intends to provide cardiac screening for retired NBA players

    ESPN "The National Basketball Players Association is working on a program that would fund cardiac screening and supplemental health insurance for its retired players, an initiative expedited by the recent sudden deaths of legends Darryl Dawkins and Moses Malone. The joint effort between union..." October 08

  • Commissioner: NBA won't stop season for international competition

    Sporting News "The NBA is becoming increasingly global, perhaps more than any American sports league. That said, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told reporters in Madrid not to expect the league to put a franchise on the continent soon: His league won't pause for international changes. Silver was in Spain..." October 08