Suns Rumors & News

  • Trail Blazers clinch playoff berth with win over Phoenix Suns, but remain unsatisfied

    Oregonian "There was no group celebration. No backslapping or high-fiving. The Trail Blazers clinched a berth to the Western Conference playoffs Monday night with a dominant 109-86 drubbing of the Phoenix Suns before a sellout crowd of 19,441. Yaaaaawn. Grab your pillow. "This is not the peak for..." March 31

  • 12h
    Jabari Young @JabariJYoung

    Once again Brandon Knight is out vs #Blazers #Suns

  • Thunder uses record comeback to defeat Phoenix

    The Oklahoman "For one night, one half actually, it all came together for the Thunder. And on the road, no less. After a nightmarish start and a head-shaking first half that left you thinking this was just another one of those frustrating nights away from the friendly confines of Chesapeake Energy Arena,..." March 30

  • Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight feels return of pre-injury explosiveness

    Arizona Republic "Brandon Knight has nearly missed as many games for an ankle sprain (eight) as he has played for the Suns (10), leaving the image of the guard going down as more lasting than the ones of him running circles around Golden State before the injury. When Knight ended his post-practice workout of..." March 29

  • Report: Salary cap could rise to $105 million in 2017-18

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28

  • Suns center Alex Len learning, toughening through experiences

    Arizona Republic "If Alex Len is going to spend the next decade manning the Suns' middle, Wednesday night's game was a starting point of sorts. Len had shared a NBA court with Sacramento tank/beast/All-Star DeMarcus Cousins for six minutes in two seasons before starting against Cousins for the first time..." March 27

  • Kings outshine Suns, win fourth straight

    CSN Bay Area "The Kings' winning ways continued Wednesday, as Sacramento defeated the Suns 108-99 at US Airways Center for its fourth consecutive victory. Sacramento’s balanced attack of seven players in double figures, diligence with the ball (27 assists to 19 turnovers on 40 field goals), plus holding the..." March 26

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Brandon Knight running sprints today, Hornacek said. Hope is for him to play Friday. Bledsoe stayed home w/stomach bug. Didn't eat yesterday

  • Suns lock down Dallas late to pull out impressive back-to-back wins

    Arizona Republic "If it's never too late to be who you want to be, the Suns' past two games gave the appearance of a team ready to squeeze all the playoff juice it can out of this season's final 3 1/2weeks. The odds of rising past eighth-place Oklahoma City seem as dire as ever with a 2 1/2-game hole and 11..." March 23

  • Suns revive offense, shut down Houston late for road win

    Arizona Republic "To rally their season into a playoff spot, the Suns are going to need something dramatic. Coming to life offensively like Lazarus is a good place to start. Two nights after winning with 74 points, the Suns scored 99 in the first three quarters Saturday night at Houston and shut out the..." March 22

  • NBA admits three incorrect calls by referees in final minute of Suns' win over Pelicans

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA has recently begun publishing Last Two Minute reports of calls made by the officials in all games where the margin was within five points with two minutes to play. Fans may disagree, but for the most part, the referees at the NBA level do a consistent job of officiating well in a..." March 22

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Hornacek said Alex Len (ankle), Brandon Knight (ankle) and Marcus Thornton (toe) remain doubtful to play in #SunsAtRockets tonight.

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Suns win ugly game against Pelicans in key battle in playoff race

    Arizona Republic "The Suns won Thursday night in a way that would rival any of their ugliest victories over 47 years of NBA basketball in Phoenix. They escaped the falling bricks and wounded bodies to beat New Orleans 74-72 at a sold-out US Airways Center, matching the lowest victorious scoring total in..." March 20

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • Brandan Wright continues career comeback with Phoenix Suns

    Arizona Republic "Almost eight years later, Brandan Wright feels like he is just getting started. Wright was unable to write a new beginning to his NBA career, one limited to 114 appearances in his first four seasons. But he has become the author of a career story headed for a happier ending. Part of that..." March 16

  • Suns pull away from Knicks in clean second half

    Arizona Republic "The Suns want to be anything but mediocre, the no man's land of the NBA where you can miss the playoffs and the fruits of the draft lottery. For the first time since mid-December, the Suns have flirted with returning to .500 on four occasions but a better response – and a bad opponent – has..." March 16

  • 16d
    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Alex Len said he'll miss #SunsVsKnicks Sunday. He re-sprained the ankle he sprained on 2/5 and 3/6. Brandon Knight (ankle) also remains out.

  • Earl Barron Agrees To Deal With Suns For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "Earl Barron has reached terms with the Phoenix Suns on a contract for the remainder of the season, league sources tell RealGM." March 13

  • Suns improve offense, stay in control to beat Minnesota

    Arizona Republic "The Suns needed to get back to a more familiar high-scoring offense, even if some of the sources of the return were less familiar. Coming off the worst consecutive offensive home games in franchise history, the Suns found enough of their old ways to lead for nearly all of a 106-97 victory..." March 12

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

  • 19d
    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    Hornacek said Knight (sprained left ankle) was still on crutches at shootaround, called him doubtful for Fri vs. Hawks #SunsVsWolves

  • Suns Sign Seth Curry to 10-Day Contract

    NBA.com "The Phoenix Suns have signed guard Seth Curry to a 10-day contract. Curry, a 6-1, 180-pound point guard, has averaged 23.5 points on shooting splits of 48.0 percent from the field, 48.2 percent from three-point range and 91.9 percent from the free throw line, in addition to 4.3 rebounds, 3.9..." March 11

  • Warriors run past Suns, 98-80

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors head coach Steve Kerr felt the rare need to get on his superstar at halftime Monday. After Stephen Curry committed a careless turnover with 1:32 remaining in the second quarter, Phoenix closed the half on an 8-0 run to tie the score 46-46. “The last two minutes of the first half..." March 10

  • Seth Curry To Sign 10-Day Deal With Suns

    Real GM Basketball "Seth Curry has reached agreement with the Phoenix Suns on a 10-day contract, league sources told RealGM. Curry, the younger brother of Stephen Curry, flew to Phoenix on Tuesday morning to join the Suns." March 10

  • Danny Granger joins Suns to heal first, perhaps play later

    Arizona Republic "Danny Granger walked into US Airways Center on Monday with an All-Star resume and the experience and character of a veteran who can help the Suns. But, first, the Suns will help him. The priority with Granger, acquired by the Suns on Feb. 19 in the Goran Dragic trade, will be to use the..." March 10

  • 21d
    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Knight's x-rays came back negative, diagnosed with a sprained ankle. #SunsVsWarriors

  • Suns rally from 15-point fourth-quarter hole, beat Brooklyn in OT

    Arizona Republic "The Suns nearly played their entire season in one game, except for the part where they lose at the buzzer or in overtime. The Suns sputtered in the first quarter. They had a dreadful defensive quarter in the third. They showed their best focus and mettle once they trailed by double..." March 07

  • Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe's perimeter shooting has forward momentum

    Arizona Republic "Eric Bledsoe is getting closer to being the perimeter shooter he wants to be by getting closer to the rim. Some of Bledsoe's improved perimeter shooting since late January has had to do with coaching staff reminders, often from player development coach Irving Roland, to stop fading away often..." March 07

  • Brandon Knight Dishes on Free Agency and the Suns

    Sheridan Hoops "Suns general manager Ryan McDonough eagerly awaited Brandon Knight in the hallway with a wide smile and a high five after he delivered the dagger to help Phoenix beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-100 Friday night at Barclays Center. Knight snatched a defensive rebound with 40 seconds to go in..." March 07

  • Suns have big 3rd-quarter rally, beat Magic

    Arizona Republic "A victory of any sort should have felt like elation after the way the Suns had lost the previous two games. Rallying from a 15-point hole to win on the road is good for a pat on the back, and seeing Brandon Knight play his best Suns game is encouraging, but it was all tempered by whom they..." March 05

  • Whiteside, Len Fined for Fight

    Basketball Insiders "Phoenix Suns center Alex Len has been fined $20,000 for initiating an altercation with Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside and attempting to take him to the floor. Whiteside has been fined $15,000 for escalating the incident by wrestling Len to the floor. Additionally, Suns forward Markieff..." March 03

  • Suns Agree Upon 2nd 10-Day Contract With Earl Barron

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns have agreed upon a second 10-day contract with Earl Barron, a league source tells RealGM. Barron has averaged 1.6 points and 0.8 rebounds in 5.5 minutes over five games with the Suns." March 03

  • Report: Channing Frye upset by Suns owner Robert Sarver's criticism

    Fox Sports "When Orlando Magic forward Channing Frye signed a 4-year, $32-million deal with his new team, there weren't any indications of animosity between Frye and his former team, the Phoenix Suns. Now that we're a few months into the season, however, Suns owner Robert Sarver apparently has some thoughts..." March 03

  • Heat slug out 115-98 victory over Suns

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Phoenix Suns came to South Florida and Heat-Knicks circa late-'90s broke out Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Three ejections. Two flagrant fouls. Six technical fouls. No, there weren't any coaches clinging to ankles or fisticuffs, but what was supposed to be the Goran Dragic..." March 03

  • Mike D'Antoni Interested In Nuggets' Job

    Real GM Basketball "Mike D'Antoni has interest in becoming head coach of the Denver Nuggets. D'Antoni hasn't coached since he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers following the 13-14 season." March 03

  • NBA Star Eric Bledsoe -- Drops $2,500 on Gold, Diamond Grillz

    TMZ.com "NBA superstar Eric Bledsoe gave himself a "Treat Yo'self" moment after signing his $70 million contract with the PHX Suns ... dropping thousands of dollars on gold and diamond grillz! TMZ Sports has learned the 25-year-old point guard recently hit up Thizzelles Grillz -- a high-end grill maker..." March 02

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Brandon Knight left Saturday's game for a left hip pointer. He still is sore but he is expected to start #SunsAtHeat tonight.

  • Spurs stifle Phoenix to close rodeo road trip in style

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up Unable to prevent their first losing rodeo road trip, the Spurs at least finished strong, following up Friday’s victory at Sacramento with an overwhelming 101-74 triumph at Phoenix on Saturday. The Spurs were dominant defensively over the first three quarters, limiting the Suns to..." March 01

  • 29d
    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Markieff Morris on #Suns fans: “It does not feel like a home-court advantage at all...I don’t feel like this year they’re behind us enough.”

  • Phoenix Suns snap losing streak, roll at Denver

    Arizona Republic "Just when life seems unbearable, there is someone to reach out and offer hope. The Denver Nuggets were that special someone Wednesday night for Phoenix. The shine had come off the Suns during a 1-8 stretch that included five consecutive losses but their defensive, slow-start and..." February 26

  • The Parallels Of Derrick Rose And Penny Hardaway

    The Sports Fan Journal "This isn’t the way this was supposed to go. After having the pleasure of watching Derrick Rose lead my hometown Memphis Tigers to the NCAA basketball promised land. After cheering him on that magical, single season, I was supposed to be able to watch him dominate the NBA for years to..." February 26

  • Suns GM: We got rid of the selfish players

    Larry Brown Sports "The Phoenix Suns last week traded away two key players in Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas, and the team’s GM says the deals helped get rid of selfish players. Suns GM Ryan McDonough spoke with fan blog “Bright Side of the Sun” Friday and talked about some of the team’s moves. McDonough was asked..." February 24

  • Isaiah Thomas: It feels good to beat the team that traded you

    CSN New England "Isaiah Thomas really did try to say all the right things after Boston’s 115-110 victory over his old team, the Phoenix Suns. He wanted to say that it was good to get a win, regardless of the opponent. But this wasn’t just any game or opponent. This was the same team that signed him..." February 24

  • 35d
    Jeffrey Sanders @JeSanders11

    I. Thomas on reportedly complaining about playing time, "The guy that complained, you seen it in the media. I didn't say anything." #Suns

  • 37d
    Tim Kempton @SunsTK

    Expecting Brandon Knight and Marcus Thornton to be in @Suns uniforms tonight vs Chicago Bulls

  • 38d
    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Ryan McDonough on new Suns guard Brandon Knight: "We feel like we got the best player in the trade, coming or going."

  • Heat acquires Goran Dragic from Suns for 4 players, picks

    Miami Herald "The Miami Heat’s long search for an elite point guard to complement Dwyane Wade in the backcourt appears to be over. The Heat and Phoenix Suns finalized a deal just before the trade deadline Thursday for point guard Goran Dragic, according to Yahoo! Sports. The deal moved Heat players Danny..." February 20

  • 39d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Source: Miami sends Danny Granger, Norris Cole, Shawne Williams, Jordan Hamilton and two first-round picks to the Suns for Dragic brothers.

  • 39d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Source confirms Bucks trade Brandon Knight to Suns; Mke gets Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee in deal

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