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  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Jared Sullinger Headed To China?

    Hoops Rumors "Amid rumors that former Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is eyeing an NBA comeback, the 25-year-old is reportedly headed to China, according to Anthony Puccio of Nets Daily (via Twitter). The former 21st overall pick had a solid showing at The Basketball Tournament in Brooklyn this week — with the..." July 26

  • Suns Will Not Include Josh Jackson In Kyrie Irving Offer

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns will not include Josh Jackson in any trade for Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, reports John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 (Twitter link). Ramona Shelburne of ESPN (Twitter link) adds that the team has reassured Jackson of this as well. Phoenix has been rumored to be interested in..." July 26

  • Report: Suns’ Brandon Knight has torn ACL, could miss entire season

    Arizona Sports "Suns guard Brandon Knight has suffered a torn ACL and could miss the entire 2017-18 NBA season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Knight, 25, is coming off of his sixth season in the NBA, in which he played 54 games and averaged 11 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per night. " July 25

  • Suns might be able to acquire Irving for Eric Bledsoe, Josh Jackson

    ABC 15 "On Friday, we learned star point guard Kyrie Irving has requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hours later, we learned the Phoenix Suns could be part of a three-team deal involving Irving, but with the four-time All-Star ultimately being dealt to the New York Knicks. But could the Suns..." July 25

  • Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe: I love Phoenix but 'at the same time, I want to win'

    Arizona Republic "Eric Bledsoe loves the Valley. So does his family. He’s purchased a home here and on Sunday he had a big smile on his face as about 90 kids raced up and down the floor on the second day of his summer camp at Supreme Courts in Chandler. “I like seeing the kids who support me,” Bledsoe said...." July 24

  • Details of 3-team trade between Cavs, Knicks and Suns discussed

    Cavs Nation "The moment news broke that fan favorite Kyrie Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him, rumors on potential trades involving Irving started to circulate. One name that kept popping up in the rumor mill was Carmelo Anthony, the All-Star forward of the New York Knicks. However, a..." July 22

  • Bucks, Suns have reportedly reached out to Cavs about Kyrie Irving

    Black Sports Online "After the shocking news of a closed- door meeting with the Cav’s that resulted in the announcement of Kyrie Irving’s desire to leave Cleveland. You can bet your life savings that, the calls are pouring in. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ phone number just may be on speed dial for several NBA teams all..." July 21

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • Suns extend GM Ryan McDonough, add James Jones to front office

    Arizona Sports "The Phoenix Suns extended the contract of general manager Ryan McDonough on Wednesday in a move that should allow him to see his rebuilding project through. The extension is a multi-year deal through the 2019-20 season. The team also named former Suns forward James Jones the vice president of..." July 19

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • Knicks, Suns have also talked Brandon Knight trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks continue to search far and wide for a viable starting point guard option. Ian Begley of ESPN reports on Friday that Brandon Knight’s name recently came up in trade talks between the Knicks and the Phoenix Suns. The 25-year-old Knight had a down year with 11.0 points and..." July 15

  • Tyson Chandler Trade to Spurs for Jonathon Simmons Reportedly Nixed

    Bleacher Report "The San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns were reportedly close to agreeing on a sign-and-trade that would have sent Jonathon Simmons to Phoenix in exchange for veteran center Tyson Chandler, according to the San Antonio Express-News' Jabari Young. However, the deal fell through "at the last..." July 13

  • Knicks Contact Phoenix About Bledsoe

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks believe they can trade for a veteran point guard and have contacted the Suns about Eric Bledsoe, according to Marc Berman of The New York Post. Jeff Hornacek is well acquainted with Bledsoe after coaching him in Phoenix, Berman notes, but outside of Courtney Lee and possibly a..." July 13

  • The NBA Is Reportedly Moving Up The Trade Deadline Next Season

    Dime Magazine "The NBA trade deadline has, for years, happened after the NBA All-Star break. The weekend breeds trade rumors as executives have the chance to meet in person and reporters dig for details of those discussions amid the parties and festivities. Then, the week after celebrating the league’s best,..." July 13

  • Adam Silver: Changing NBA playoff structure 'not at top of agenda right now'

    CBS Sports "There has been talk for years about disregarding conferences when it comes to the NBA playoffs and seeding the teams 1-16 based on records. The idea resurfaced recently, after All-Stars Paul George and Jimmy Butler were traded to the Western Conference, making it even more formidable than it..." July 12

  • Olympic Channel to air all original broadcasts of 1992 Dream Team's gold medal run

    SI "We live in an endless era of basketball debates—LeBron versus Durant, should you or should you not trust The Process, and is Danny Ainge crazy or crazy like a leprechaun? Here’s the one thing most pro basketball fans can agree on is this: The 1992 United States Olympic Team is the greatest in the..." July 12

  • Alan Williams to re-sign with Suns for three years, $17 million

    ESPN "Restricted free-agent forward Alan Williams has agreed to sign a three-year, $17 million deal to stay with the Phoenix Suns, according to The Vertical. The 6-foot-8 Williams got regular time in his second season in the league after the Suns shut down Tyson Chandler, averaging 17.6 points and..." July 10

  • Suns to waive Leandro Barbosa

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns are waiving veteran guard Leandro Barbosa, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (via Twitter). The timing of the move doesn’t come as a surprise — Barbosa’s salary for 2017/18 would have become fully guaranteed if he remained under contract beyond today. Barbosa, 34, joined the Suns on a..." July 03

  • Suns Reportedly Offer Alan Williams 4-Year Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Phoenix Suns have reportedly offered power forward Alan Williams a four-year contract, according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7. Gambadoro added that the contract would pay Williams in the $5-6 million range per year. " July 02

  • Suns Reportedly Pull Out of Sweepstakes for Paul Millsap

    Bleacher Report "The Phoenix Suns have reportedly halted their pursuit of free-agent power forward Paul Millsap, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Citing sources, Wojnarowski reported Saturday that the Suns are opting to embrace a younger team-building approach. Specifically, he noted..." July 01

  • Suns Could Steal Blake Griffin From Clippers With Big Offer

    12 Up "​Forget Boston and Miami. Phoenix is the new hot spot rumor city for free agents, none more so than Blake Griffin. Griffin — who recently opted out of his contract with the Clippers — will be the hottest power forward on the market, and it's becoming more and more likely LA could lose him to..." July 01

  • Suns, Nuggets, Kings reportedly all interested in Paul Millsap, Rockets also interested

    Clutch Points "Paul Millsap is expected to be one of the most sought after free agents this summer. His rare combination of being a good defender and a proven scorer will be a commodity a lot of teams won’t be able to resist, and will make them pitch to him to bring his talents to their fold. There are..." July 01

  • Blake Griffin Has a Better Chance at the Playoffs Next Year with the Suns Than He Would with the Clippers

    The Big Lead "The moment Chris Paul ditched the Clippers because they refused to give him the fifth-year max contract offer, it knocked the Paper Clips out of the Top 8 in the West. They’re also losing JJ Redick, and replacing your starting backcourt while expecting to sneak into the playoffs in the West is..." June 30

  • Report: Free agents Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap will meet with Suns

    Arizona Sports "Free agent forwards Blake Griffin and Paul Millsap will meet with the Phoenix Suns after the NBA free agency moratorium period begins Saturday, reports John Gambadoro of 98.7 FM, Arizona’s Sports Station. Gambadoro reports the 28-year-old Griffin will meet with Phoenix this weekend. An..." June 29

  • Suns Expected To Sign Mike James

    Hoops Rumors "Mike James is expected to sign with the Suns, international basketball journalist David Pick suggests (link via Twitter). Pick describes James as “EuroLeague’s most electrifying combo guard.” The exact details of James’ and the Suns’ commitment are not yet known, but this sounds to be more than..." June 28

  • Kyrie Irving almost traded to Suns in potential Paul George-to-Cavs trade

    Clutch Points "With all the trade rumors linking Paul George to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love’s name has surfaced as the potential star the team needs to give up in order to land the Indiana Pacers forward. However, news has emerged that Kyrie Irving was considered to be shipped out of Northeast Ohio..." June 27

  • Did Suns Have Something To Do With Josh Jackson Skipping Celtics Workout?

    NESN "After the Boston Celtics traded down to the No. 3 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, many thought the C’s would use their top selection on Josh Jackson. The former Kansas guard was touted as one of the best two-way players in the draft with a very high ceiling. The Celtics certainly had interest in..." June 24

  • Ratings for 2017 NBA Draft on ESPN are up from 2016

    Awful Announcing "This year’s NBA Draft which had plenty of buzz going into the event certainly scored for ESPN. The Draft averaged a 2.7 overnight rating which is up 13% from last year’s event. It peaked at a 4.0 rating in the 8:15-8:30 p.m. ET quarter-hour. ESPN is really ecstatic about its streaming numbers...." June 23

  • Danny Ainge: Josh Jackson canceled Celtics workout while Brad Stevens and I flew there

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Celtics were the first playoff team to win the lottery, which brought a complication: Some draft prospects and their agents wanted to avoid Boston, which has a deep roster and fewer avenues to immediate playing time. Lonzo Ball wouldn’t work out for the Celtics, and neither would Josh..." June 23

  • Josh Jackson says of teams who passed on him in NBA Draft: 'One day they'll be sorry'

    Kansas City Star "Josh Jackson smiled as his mother, Apples Jones, planted a kiss on his cheek, the former Kansas guard and his family members noticeably pleased Thursday night upon hearing from commissioner Adam Silver he’d been selected by the Phoenix Suns as the No. 4 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. “I’m pretty..." June 23

  • The Suns Proposed Offer For Porzingis Is Out, And It Features A Ton Of Young Assets

    Uproxx "The ongoing saga of Kristaps Porzingis in New York has been so fascinating to watch. While the New York Knicks don’t seem like they’re in any rush to trade their 21-year-old star, Phil Jackson has openly expressed that Porzingis is on the market if the price is right because he missed an exit..." June 22

  • Suns select Josh Jackson with fourth pick in NBA Draft

    Arizona Sports "Josh Jackson was there after all. After the Kansas swingman’s stock soared to the point where he was reportedly in the mix to be selected by the Lakers at No. 2, he ended up falling into the lap of the Phoenix Suns. With the pick, the Suns grabbed the best two-way lottery talent in the..." June 22

  • Bledsoe shopped to Denver for Mudiay, No. 13

    ESPN "The Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns have held discussions on a trade that would send point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and the No. 13 pick in Thursday's NBA draft for point guard Eric Bledsoe, league sources told ESPN. However, sources described the dialogue as "fluid." Denver, for some time, has..." June 22

  • Suns Attempting To Trade Away Eric Bledsoe

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns are attempting to trade Eric Bledsoe in any package they discuss with rival teams leading up to the draft. Bledsoe has two seasons and $29 million remaining on his contract." June 22

  • Hawks Exploring Sign-and-Trade for Paul Millsap

    SLAM Online "With the Dwight Howard era officially over in Atlanta, the Hawks could be heading toward a full rebuild. Atlanta has already made it clear that they will not offer All-Star forward Paul Millsap a max contract. But since Millsap, an unrestricted free agent, can leave the team outright, the..." June 21

  • Clippers have explored trade market for DeAndre Jordan

    Pro Basketball Talk "As if Tuesday couldn’t get crazy enough, with both Brook Lopez and Dwight Howard reportedly getting traded, the market for big men this offseason could get even more crowded. According to a report from ESPN’s Chris Haynes, the Los Angeles Clippers have had exploratory talks with other teams as..." June 21

  • Cavaliers, Celtics Suns, Timberwolves Reportedly Exploring Jimmy Butler Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns are either targeting or have interest in a potential Jimmy Butler trade as the offseason heats up. Marc Stein of ESPN reported the Cavaliers are working on potential multi-team trades, while Vincent Goodwill of CSN..." June 19

  • Suns seeking to trade up in draft, snag Lonzo Ball

    Arizona Sports "We are less than one week away from the NBA Draft, which means the rumors and speculation are about to ramp up a notch or two. When it comes to the top of the draft, these days much of the speculation revolves around the Phoenix Suns. The Suns currently hold the fourth overall selection, but..." June 19

  • Blake Griffin names New York, Phoenix, Toronto, Boston as his favorite NBA cities

    Mass Live "Blake Griffin put Boston on his Mt. Rushmore of NBA cities during a recent appearance on the Pardon My Take podcast. For those who don't listen regularly to the show, it's a comedic sports podcast that doesn't take itself too seriously. Because of the lighthearted nature of the conversation..." June 19

  • Ball considering talking to additional lottery teams

    ESPN "Lonzo Ball is still considering talking to teams that have lottery picks below the Los Angeles Lakers, a source close to the former UCLA Bruins star told ESPN. Ball will work out for the Lakers -- who have the No. 2 pick in next week's NBA draft -- a second time Friday at an undisclosed, Los..." June 16

  • Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first NBA championship

    Hoops Hype "Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash never made it to the Finals. But as a player developmental consultant for the Warriors, he got his first title. Nash, 43, began working with Golden State in November of 2015. Steve Kerr, who is the coach of the Warriors, was the GM of the Suns from 2007 until 2010...." June 13

  • Glaring needs for 2017 NBA Draft Lottery teams

    Sportsnaut "The countdown has officially begun for the 2017 NBA Draft. This year stands to be one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, with solid players throughout the lottery and deep into the first round. It’s also one of the most consequential. The Boston Celtics — not listed here because they..." June 13

  • De’Aaron Fox Works Out For Kings; Suns Next

    Hoops Rumors "Projected high lottery pick De’Aaron Fox worked out for the Kings on Monday and will visit three other teams with a Top 5 pick over the next week, Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com tweets. The University of Kentucky point guard will work out for the Suns, who hold the No. 4 pick, later this week,..." June 06

  • Players Eligible For Rookie Scale Extensions In 2017

    Hoops Rumors "July 1 marks the start of the NBA’s new league year. At that point, players eligible for free agency will be able to begin negotiating and reaching contract agreements with suitors. In addition to those free agents, another group of players will also become eligible to sign new deals. For..." June 05

  • Olympics considering adding 3-on-3 basketball as event

    Fanrag Sports "The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, appear to have a new event on the horizon. According to the Associated Press, 3-on-3 basketball “is all but certain” to be added to the new list of events, which includes skateboarding and sport climbing. “It would certainly be a perfect fit,” said..." June 04

  • Andre Iguodala To Receive Interest From Suns, Wolves, Hawks

    Real GM Basketball "Andre Iguodala is expected to receive interest from a number of teams in free agency such as the Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta Hawks. Iguodala's ability to re-sign with the Golden State Warriors will be heavily impacted by the amount of money Kevin Durant takes during his own..." June 01

  • Why Adam Silver’s comments on the ‘one-and-done’ rule miss the mark

    Fox Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver joined FS1’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of the NBA on Wednesday. And while issues such as “super teams” and resting players are always hot-button, Silver’s most intriguing response may have come following a question on..." June 01

  • Suns could face tough NBA draft decision with small forwards

    Arizona Republic "Four months ago, playing in the 23rd game of his college career, Jonathan Isaac contested a shot on the baseline in an Atlantic Coast Conference contest at Miami. After grabbing the loose-ball rebound, the Florida State freshman took off downcourt, leading the Seminoles in transition. Head up,..." May 31

  • Adam Silver: NBA rethinking one-and-done rule

    Sportsnaut "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has never been one adverse to change since he took over that role from David Stern. For the most part, it has helped the Association move on from a bygone era that saw popularity dwindle. We can conclude the on-court product has played a role in this, but Silver’s..." May 31

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