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4 Trades the Suns should offer to Boston for First Pick – Valley of the Suns

The 2017 NBA Draft is quickly approaching, and the word is that the Boston Celtics might want to trade their number one pick. What does this mean for the Phoenix Suns? It has been quite a busy week in the NBA. Although both the Eastern and Western Conference series’ have been pretty hard to watch (aside […] 4 Trades the Suns should offer to Boston for First Pick – Valley of...
Via Valley of the Suns
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Center of the Sun: What should the Phoenix Suns do with Brandon Knight? The Fantable has answers.

Also, are there other players that should be traded and how much is too much to keep Big Sauce in Phoenix Welcome to the weekly news roundup of your Phoenix Suns. Brandon Knight seemed to drop under the radar of most Suns fans not long after the All-Star break as the Suns went with the youth movement to end the season but we can't just forget about him. He takes up a good chunk...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
7 hours ago

PreDraft Workout process about to begin again for the Phoenix Suns

In years past, the Suns have brought in league-high numbers for workouts in advance of the NBA Draft. This year, they might be hitting the road more often, college recruiting style. Over the past several years, Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough and his front office have brought in a league-high volume of draft prospects to group or individual visits in the valley of the sun to get to...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

Phoenix Suns Report Cards: Tyson Chandler is Aging Well

Despite being 34 years old, Chandler had one of the better seasons of his career. Tyson Chandler is old. In basketball years, that is. Chandler vs. Father Time At 34 years old, Chandler joins just 38 other active players who are at least that age. Of the other 38, only Dwyane Wade (29.9) averaged more minutes per game than Tyson Chandler did (27.6) this past season. In fact...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
1 day ago

NBA Mock Draft: With the 4th pick, the Phoenix Suns select ...

Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Has the NBA Draft Lottery Screwed the Phoenix Suns: A look into history

The NBA draft is an institution that was put into place after the 1983-84 season; a season in which the Houston Rockets and the Chicago Bulls tanked to levels Sam Hinkie had never come close to accomplishing. Today we look at the Suns’ lottery history and see if, and when, the lottery was fixed against […] Has the NBA Draft Lottery Screwed the Phoenix Suns: A look into history...
Via Valley of the Suns
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA Hates Phoenix: Suns fall to 4th. Ugh.

They claim it’s not fixed. They claim it’s done with the highest regard for fairness and with the integrity of the sport held in the highest regard. They claim that no one in the back, dark, smoke-filled rooms of the NBA offices in New York City has any influence over the lottery. And yet, the […] The NBA Hates Phoenix: Suns fall to 4th. Ugh. - Valley of the Suns - Valley of...
Via Valley of the Suns
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns star Devin Booker surprises Special Olympian with trip to NBA Draft lottery

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker is one of the NBA’s rising stars, and really showed off his talents when he dropped 70 points on the Boston Celtics this season. And it seems he’s a pretty good dude off the court as well.The 20-year-old former Kentucky Wildcat will represent the Suns at Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery in New York, and he’s recruited Suns fan Noah Smith to...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns F Jared Dudley: ‘Paul George is not staying in Indiana’

We will surely hear a ton of reports linking Paul George to potential trades once the NBA offseason gets going this summer. George himself wouldn’t commit to remaining with the Indiana Pacers long term after the team lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs last month.This followed months of speculation that the Pacers had George on the trade block, reports...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Passed on Kawhi Leonard in the 2011 Draft Because He Sweat Too Much During Their Team Interview

The 2011 NBA Draft was absolutely stacked. The class included future NBA All-Stars Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Kemba Walker, Jimmy Butler and Isaiah Thomas. It also included Kawhi Leonard, who might end up being the best player of the bunch when it's all said and done. The two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year wasn't selected until the 15th overall pick. The Indiana Pacers...
Via Stack
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker’s 70-spot can be built on in 2017-2018

Barring a pre-draft trade, the Phoenix Suns are going to be at least a top five team in the 2017 NBA draft after finishing with the second worst record in the NBA. Considering how well some of their young players fared this season, there is a strong case that the Suns are in the best shape heading into June. The only other “lottery” team that has a strong case is the Boston Celtics...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns are winding down a seventh straight season out of the playoffs. This is after going nearly two decades without missing the postseason more than one consecutive season. And for a team that has a confusing mix of veterans and youth, that surprise playoff push in 2014 seems like it was an eternity ago. The Suns' rebuild has featured that surprising run and not much...
Via RealGM - NBA
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Suns take pride in stopping Russell Westbrook from getting triple-double

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook remains one triple-double away from surpassing Oscar Robertson and breaking the single-season record, but he’s being met with some stiff resistance.Several Phoenix Suns players spoke of their desire to stop Westbrook from breaking the record against them after they denied him Friday night, holding him to 8 assists in a Suns victory...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Devin Booker’s jersey from 70-point game sent to Hall of Fame

He may not even be of legal drinking age yet, but Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker is already going to the Hall of Fame … in a sense.Booker’s game-worn jersey from his 70-point outburst against the Boston Celtics last month has been sent to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, they announced in a tweet on Tuesday. The 20-year-old’s eruption on March 24 was the second...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Suns coach believes Devin Booker is next James Harden

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been on fire since the team shut Eric Bledsoe down for the year. Listed as a shooting guard, Booker has been lighting up the scoreboard and dropped 70 points in a game last week against the Boston Celtics. But he has also shown an ability to set his teammates up.While the Suns have lost 12 straight, Booker’s individual performance has been enough...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Even DeAndre Jordan couldn’t believe how awful his latest airballed free throw was

DeAndre Jordan is one of the very worst free throw shooters in NBA history. And shooting airballs on free throws is certainly nothing new to Jordan, but the Los Angeles Clippers’ big man managed to even surprise himself with how badly he airballed a free throw attempt on Thursday against the Phoenix Suns.Jordan’s free throw landed well short of the basket, and he knew it right...
Via The Comeback
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss
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