Suns offense stymied for extended stretches in loss to Pacers

PHOENIX -- Paul George had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers pulled away to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-94 on Wednesday night.Myles Turner added 20 points, and Jeff Teague had 19 points and 11 assists.Indiana had a 9-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to open a 97-87 lead.Eric Bledsoe led Phoenix with 15 points, and Tyson Chandler had 10 points and 10 rebounds....
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Paul George leads Pacers past Suns, 109-94

PHOENIX (AP) Paul George had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers pulled away to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-94 on Wednesday night. Myles Turner added 20 points, and Jeff Teague had 19 points and 11 assists. Indiana had a 9-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to open a 97-87 lead. Eric Bledsoe led Phoenix with 15 points, and Tyson Chandler had 10 points and 10...
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Phoenix Suns v Indiana Pacers 12/7 Game Preview

Phoenix Suns (6-15) v Indiana Pacers (10-11) Wednesday 12/7/2016 7:00pm Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, AZ Fox Sports Arizona/Arizona Sports 98.7FM Season Series – Suns lead 1-0 All-Time Series – Phoenix leads 48-36 Last Matchup November 18, 2016 Utah won 116-96 Suns’ Last Game – Loss to Utah 112-105 Pacers’ Last Game – Loss to […] Phoenix Suns v Indiana Pacers...
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Phoenix Suns stage dramatic comeback in 4th, can’t close it out in 112-105 defeat to Utah Jazz

You never know what to expect from this Phoenix Suns team. Combine that unpredictability with a tired Utah Jazz team, and you start to understand how Phoenix could turn what looked to be a second-straight blowout loss into a close game down the stretch. Unfortunately, the magic Phoenix used to claw back into the game ran out two minutes too soon, resulting in the Suns leaving Salt...
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1 day ago

The Case for Alan Williams at Suns PF

The Phoenix Suns last made the playoffs in 2010. That off season Amar’e Stoudemire bolted for New York after the Suns were eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals. That’s the last time Phoenix was in the playoffs.  It’s also the last time the Suns have started a real power forward. […] The Case for Alan Williams at Suns PF - Valley of the Suns...
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Just who are the 2016-17 Phoenix Suns?

Early talk about team identity has yet to bear fruit With the 6-14 Phoenix Suns officially at the quarter mark of the 2016-17 season, a large enough sample size now exists to start assessing the state of the team. So let’s start assessing. They stink. The Suns own a better record than only three other teams in the NBA and are on pace for 24-25 wins, which would be a hair better...
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1 day ago

TJ Warren Close to Returning from Head Injury?

NAZ Suns defense leads 6-1 start; T.J. Warren starts light activity; Earl Watson describes changing Suns leadership. — Paul Coro (@paulcoro) December 1, 2016 Paul Coro of AZ Central newspaper reported that TJ Warren has begun light activity and should be in line to start progressing towards a return from a minor head injury that he was diagnosed with on...
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1 day ago

Locked On Suns Monday: Brandon Knight’s role

We are back for another week. Topics: Reviewing the Golden State Warriors loss Previewing the Utah Jazz on Tuesday
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2 days ago

Watson: Kerr advocating medical weed is a 'slippery slope'

Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson isn’t exactly on the same page as Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr when it comes to the medical marijuana discussion. As most are likely aware by now, Kerr made headlines when he admitted he used cannabis a couple of times to help him cope with extreme chronic back pain. He also made it clear that, while the medicine did not agree...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr laments how marijuana story became headline

Steve Kerr expressed surprise and disappointment that his admission to using marijuana as a pain killer following back surgery became a headline story. Kerr talked prior to the Golden State Warriors’ game on Saturday against the Phoenix Suns about the marijuana story. Kerr had multiple back surgeries last year, which led him to be sidelined for a good portion of the season. He...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns bench paves way to win behind Knight, Dudley

PHOENIX -- Brandon Knight scored 23 points off the bench and Phoenix reserves combined for 54 as the Suns held off the slumping Atlanta Hawks 109-107 thanks to a key fourth-quarter run Wednesday night.Eric Bledsoe's bank shot with 28.4 seconds left gave the Suns a 104-99 lead and all but sealed Atlanta's fourth consecutive defeat. Bledsoe, who shot 5 for 17 from the field, pounded...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns have No Identity

Yesterday afternoon Head Coach Earl Watson said that every game the Suns are emphasizing their identity. Twitter is limited so there was no extended discussion on what exactly that identity is. The heart of Earl Watson’s program is love, teamwork, and hard work. Three very important characteristics of a winning team. It is easy to see these […] The Phoenix Suns have No Identity...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the Suns videoboard replayed Zach LaVine’s absurd posterizing dunk

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine is back to doing Zach LaVine things, which mainly consist of dunking on the world and making a positive impact in the deaf community. LaVine went to town on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during Friday night’s game, finishing his latest highlight clip with a one-handed slam over the 7’1″ Ukrainian. The dunk was so good that the Phoenix...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What is to blame for the Phoenix Suns’ early struggles?

Through their first 16 games of the 2015-2016 NBA season, the Phoenix Suns found themselves with a 7-9 record, but were riding a four-game losing streak. After their 16th game this season, the Phoenix Suns own a record of 5-11, but had just won their last game. The Phoenix Suns struggled throughout last season because of a plethora of injuries and personnel movement, but this season...
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Report: Pelicans to release Stephenson, sign Goodwin

Lance Stephenson’s time in New Orleans will apparently be short-lived. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Sunday, the Pelicans are planning to release Stephenson to create room to sign free agent guard Archie Goodwin. Stephenson, 26, is out indefinitely after being diagnosed over the weekend with a groin injury that will require surgery. He was signed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: TJ Warren the newest offensive threat

Think the Phoenix Suns live and die by their backcourt for points? Even with Devin Booker and Eric Bledsoe, there is another player that has stuffed the basket for the Suns to begin the season, and he is not a guard. TJ Warren has sparked the Suns to begin the season, leading the team in points per game with 21.7. To add to his great start to the season, he took advantage of an opportunity...
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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